Bank accounts will be a little fuller this weekend – some more than others – as the purse amounts for both HBO and Showtime cards have been announced.
The thought of challenging Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2015 has motivated undefeated welterweight contender Keith Thurman to smash through recent opponents. Thurman, who fights Leonard Bundu on Saturday, says he’s ready for Mayweather but is willing to face any top welterweight.
Oscar De La Hoya was on hand to greet the fighters in Saturday’s stacked card at the MGM Grand, headlined by welterweights Devon Alexander and Amir Khan. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Junior middleweight Lenny Bottai claims his multi-dimensional approach gives him a shot at upsetting undefeated Jermall Charlo on Saturday night.
Undefeated welterweight Keith Thurman intends to outshine every other contender in his division on Dec. 13 as he faces Leonard Bundu on Showtime.
In the interest of making the best fights possible, Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya says he’s planning to discuss these possibilities with advisor Al Haymon.
With hopes of ultimately facing RING welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr., undefeated Keith Thurman is looking to others in THE RING’s 147-pound ratings as future challenges.
Though Abner Mares doesn’t know who he’ll face just yet on Dec. 13, he knows for sure that he wants to fight 122-pound titlist Leo Santa Cruz in 2015.
Welterweight Keith Thurman’s confidence is sky-high but the undefeated contender also seems to retain his humility in the process. He faces Leonard Bundu on Dec. 13.
Former two-division titlist Devon Alexander will face former 140-pound beltholder Amir Khan on Dec. 13 and isn’t just predicting a win; he says he can stop Khan.
Welterweight contender Keith Thurman intends to keep his undefeated streak intact at the expense of Leonard Bundu’s zero on Dec. 13.
Fans share their thoughts on Roc Nation’s future, Marcos Maidana’s chances of upsetting Floyd Mayweather Jr., Jermain Taylor’s shot at IBF middleweight titleholder Sam Soliman, the Yoan Pablo Hernandez-Firat Arslan cruiserweight championship and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Fans continue to share their feedback on Kell Brook-Shawn Porter and the new IBF wetlerweight titleholder’s potential fights with Amir Khan and Keith Thurman, plus give their thoughts on BKB Boxing, Gabriel Rosado, Gennady Golovkin-Marco Antonio Rubio, mythical matchups and much more. Enjoy!
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, Marcos Maidana insists that in their first outing, Floyd Mayweather wasn’t as fast as he’s portrayed.