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RingTv image Soto Karass upsets Berto in thrilling ‘Knockout Kings II’ card

Soto Karass upsets Berto in thrilling ‘Knockout Kings II’ card

Welterweight gatekeeper Jesus Soto Karass outslugged former two-time titleholder Andre Berto to a dramatic 12th-round TKO on Saturday in the main event of “Knockout Kings II,” a Showtime-televised tripleheader from San Antonio. Lightweight standout Omar Figueroa outpointed Nihito Arakawa in a 12-round Fight of the Year candidate in the co-featured bout.

RingTv image Photo galleries from San Antonio

Photo galleries from San Antonio

Action photos from three tremendous fights in San Antonio: Jesus Soto Karass’ final-round knockout of Andre Berto, Omar Figueroa’s incredible war with Nihito Arakawa, and Keith Thurman’s tenth-round knockout of Diego Chaves.

RingTv image Q&A: Omar Figueroa

Q&A: Omar Figueroa

Omar Figueroa, who has stopped four of his last five opponents in the first round, wants to keep his KO streak going when he faces Nihito Arakawa in the opening bout of Showtime’s “Knockout Kings II” telecast on Saturday. However, the humble-but-formidable lightweight prospect says he can do a lot more than punch.