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Keith Thurman Cracks Diaz's Ribs For TKO in Three

By Rick Reeno

StubHub Center, Carson, California - WBA interim-welterweight champion Keith Thurman (23-0, 21KOs) stopped veteran Julio Diaz (40-10-1, 29KOs) in three rounds, after Diaz suffered a rib injury and was unable to come out for the fourth.

Thurman with the power edge in the first, landing some heavy lumber with both hands. Diaz took the punches well and attempted to return fire. In the second Diaz was rocked and eventually went down after a delayed reaction. The round closed with the two of them trading punches. The third round was all-action, with punches flying from both fighters. Before the start of the fourth, Diaz retired on his stool with a rib injury after the corner notified the referee that he couldn't continue.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BrokenHat on 04-27-2014

I thought Brook - Porter was a done deal? Don't tell me Brook is ducking that fight too? I imagine GB would certainly want the winner of that fight to fight Thurman next, and there's no way Brook is going…

Comment by TommyToughNuts on 04-27-2014

[QUOTE=Badzi1987;14472213]What a pile of [B]F[/B]ucking [B]S[/B]hit, I waited up for this thankfully I just wanted to see Matthysse. I cannot stand the [B]C[/B]ocky [B]B[/B]astard speaking right now about how he's rah rah rah, stfu you [B]c[/B]ockend and fight a real…

Comment by Ringlife on 04-27-2014

We all knew Thurman was going to win last night. I do like the way he moves around in the ring. He has solid offense and his defense is getting better with each fight. Diaz was there to win I…

Comment by Wyvceo on 04-27-2014

[QUOTE=TLC8;14472640]If Thurman can beat Bradley, then we can throw him in with the best of the division and make those fights happen. I'm afraid you throw Thurman in now, he resemble Rios against Pacquiao. Kell Brooks is another. These big…

Comment by SaldanaCC on 04-27-2014

Ok its time to give thurman a guy with equal skills i knew diaz would be done in 6 an i get it u biuld a guy up hype his career but its gettin old already he is undefeated has…

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