Thurman edges Garcia to unify titles

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Keith Thurman was able to bank enough rounds early on, while effectively using his boxing skills and power to edge Danny Garcia and record a split-decision win and in the process unify welterweight titles before a crowd of 16,533 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Thurman (28-0, 22KO’s) was able to control the action early on, jumping ahead on the scorecards by mixing in his…

March 6, 2017

Thurman retains WBA welterweight title as Collazo can’t continue

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Keith Thurman retained his WBA world welterweight title Saturday night at the USF Sun Dome when Luis Collazo suffered a terrible cut over his right eye in the seventh round, and was unable to continue as blood poured from the cut after the round. Collazo, who hurt Thurman with a devastating body shot in the fifth round, was asked if he wanted to continue between rounds. But…

July 13, 2015

Thurman not looking past Collazo; calls out Mayweather and Khan

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Keith Thurman might not being looking past Luis Collazo when the two collide Saturday night as Thurman defends his WBA world welterweight title Saturday night at the USF Sundome in Tampa, Florida, but he made it a point to mention those he like to see in the ring sooner rather then later. The 26-year-old Thurman (25-0, 21ko’s) enters his bout against the veteran Collazo fresh off a…

July 9, 2015