Junior welterweight prospect Thomas Dulorme spoke to RingTV’s Bill Emes after the best win of his career so far, a decision over Karim Mayfield. Dulorme, who was translated by trainer Robert Garcia, says he used a good gameplan vs. what he called a “dangerous opponent.”
Junior welterweight standout Karim Mayfield was disappointed but upbeat after suffering his first loss against Thomas Dulorme on March 29. ‘The Hard Hitta’ says he “could have done more” during the fight but says he’ll learn from the experience.
Thomas Dulorme regained the prospect status he lost when he was knocked out by Luis Carlos Abregu by outpointing previously unbeaten Karim Mayfield in the 10-round co-feature to the Sergey Kovalev-Cedric Agnew fight on Saturday in Atlantic City, N.J.
Sergey Kovalev and Cedric Agnew hit the scales, and junior welterweights Karim Mayfield and Thomas Dulorme hit each other at the weigh-in for Saturday’s fight card in Atlantic City.
Thomas Dulorme, who faces unbeaten 140-pound contender Karim Mayfield on Saturday in Atlantic City, N.J., says his 2012 loss to Luis Carlos Abregu made him a stronger fighter. Dulorme has trained with Robert Garcia for his return to HBO.
Karim Mayfield is 33 years old and has to fight for a world title. But he’s hoping that a win over Thomas Dulorme on HBO on Saturday leads to a big opportunity.
Thomas Dulorme looks to reestablish himself as a prospect by beating 140-pound contender Karim Mayfield on the March 29 undercard of Sergey Kovalev’s WBO light heavyweight title defense against Cedric Agnew at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
Karim Mayfield and Danny Garcia have a common opponent in Mauricio Herrera. That gives Mayfield great confidence if he ever got a crack at Danny Garcia.
Karim Mayfield and Thomas Dulorme will meet in an intriguing junior welterweight battle on HBO’s Boxing After Dark. The winner should be in line for a meaningful fight at junior welterweight.
WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko has been given until Dec. 15 to determine whether he will continue fighting or retire in the wake of October’s announcement of his presidential candidacy in Ukraine.
HBO’s Jim Lampley says there might be an interesting matchup to be made between RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux and the winner of Saturday night’s bout between IBF beltholder Jhonathan Romero and Kiko Martinez.
RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia says of No. 1-rated Lucas Matthysse, who challenges him on Sept. 14: “If he’s not careful, he’s gonna get hurt.”
A return bout between Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. would have to include Olympic-style drug testing and take place either in Las Vegas, Atlantic City or New York, according to Martinez’s advisor.