Mar 04 2015

Keith Thurman wants to prove he’s a true danger to the sport’s elite, and he’ll look to start with Robert Guerrero this Saturday night.

When Floyd Mayweather fought Robert Guerrero in May 2013, he cruised to a 12-round decision in a fight that came after a year out of the sport, and a stint in a Nevada jail. Mayweather was perhaps a bit rusty, but certainly won easily, negating the roughhouse tactics Guerrero has preferred since moving up to welterweight, and keeping “The Ghost” from doing much of anything offensively, sharpshooting his way to the win.

Keith Thurman (24-0, 21 KO) is up this coming Saturday against Guerrero (32-2-1, 18 KO), and has recently been called “average” by Jeff Mayweather, Floyd’s uncle and himself a former boxer and a current trainer. Thurman doesn’t see it that way, of course, but is looking to back up his own claims with a stellar performance on NBC.

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Mar 02 2015

Guerrero vs. Thurman & Broner vs. Molina Jr next Saturday, March 7th

WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman (24-0, 21 KOs) will be putting his unbeaten record on the line next Saturday night on March 7th in what could be the toughest fight of his career against former two division world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (32-2-1, 18 KOs) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Guerrero-Thurman fight will be televised on the inaugural Premier Boxing Champions card on NBC.

This is a fight where both guys have a lot to prove. Thurman needs to show that he can stay in the pocket and stand his ground rather than him running each time his opponent looks

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Mar 02 2015

Guerrero vs. Thurman & Broner vs. Molina Jr next Saturday, March 7th

WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman (24-0, 21 KOs) will be putting his unbeaten record on the line next Saturday night on March 7th in what could be the toughest fight of his career against former two division world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (32-2-1, 18 KOs) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Guerrero-Thurman fight will be televised on the inaugural Premier Boxing Champions card on NBC.

This is a fight where both guys have a lot to prove. Thurman needs to show that he can stay in the pocket and stand his ground rather than him running each time his opponent looks

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Apr 28 2014

Floyd Mayweather Next Opponent: Why It Won’t Be Manny Pacquiao Or Bernard Hopkins

With four fights remaining on Floyd Mayweather’s Showtime contract, the undefeated boxer appears to be running out of legitimate challengers. He’s set to face Marcos Maidana on May 3, but most experts don’t give the 30-year-old much of a chance.

While few, if any, current boxers have a true shot to beat Mayweather, he has still yet to fight two of the biggest names in recent boxing history. Bernard Hopkins and Manny Paccquiao have both issued challenges, hoping to be one of his next opponents. A bout between Mayweather and either competitor would be a major draw, but neither is likely to happen.

Hopkins has most recently declared his desire to fight Mayweather. The 49-year-old defeated Beibut Shumenov on Saturday to unify light heavyweight world titles. Now, Hopkins has his sights set on the best boxer in the world.

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Apr 11 2014

Forbes talks Mayweather v Maidana, says Pacquiao only feasible challenger

Veteran fighter Steve ‘2 Pound’ Forbes is backing Floyd Mayweather to put on another masterclass on May 3 in Las Vegas and says recent sparring partner Manny Pacquiao could be the only challenger to get close to the world’s premiere fighter before he retires next year.

Forbes, who himself is a former world champion, is predicting an action-packed contest when ‘The Moment’ arrives next month, with Mayweather coming out on top once again to keep his title belt and unbeaten record intact.

“I have to favour the pound for pound king until someone comes along who can break his skills,” Forbes told World Boxing News.

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