Fan share their thoughts on Lucas Matthysse’s hard-fought maj. decision over Ruslan Provodnikov, Andrzej Fonfara’s ninth-round stoppage of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Terence Crawford’s WBO 140-pound title-winning TKO of Thomas Dulorme, and other boxing subjects including mythical matchups in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Junior welterweight standout Thomas Dulorme put together a “mini-dream team” of Puerto Rican trainers to help him prepare for his first title shot against former lightweight champ Terence Crawford on Saturday. Dulorme says he’s ready show his skills and shock the boxing world by upsetting the unbeaten American.
From a virtual unknown in 2013 to THE RING lightweight champ and BWAA Fighter of the Year in 2014 is quite a leap, but Terence Crawford is unfazed by his newfound social status. The only thing he is concerned about is making a successful jump to junior welterweight on Saturday when he takes on Thomas Dulorme.
Junior welterweight standout Thomas Dulorme scored a first-round knockdown en route to a hard-fought 10-round split decision over Hank Lundy on the undercard of the David Lemieux-Gabriel Rosado fight on Saturday at Barclays Center. Dulorme won by scores of 97-92, 96-93, 93-96.
Middleweights David Lemieux and Gabriel Rosado on the scales along with other fighters featured in Saturday’s ‘Boxing After Dark’ show at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Photos by Rich Kane/Hoganphotos-Golden Boy Promotions.
Junior welterweight fringe contender Hank Lundy says he brings a street edge to his fight with Thomas Dulorme on the Lemieux-Rosado undercard on Saturday at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. The Philly native is confident he will overwhelm the Puerto Rican boxer.
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.