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 Last update:  8/23/2014       Read more by Edward Chaykovsky         
   
Keith Thurman: Watching Mayweather is 80-90% Boring
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By Edward Chaykovsky

WBA interim-welterweight champion Keith "One Time" Thurman (23-0, 21KOs) is not really excited to watch the upcoming rematch between Floyd Mayweather Jr. (46-0, 26KOs) and Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31KOs). The rematch, for Mayweather's WBA/WBC welterweight titles, is scheduled for September 13th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

"I definitely didn’t want it to happen again, I didn’t want to see that again, that’s boring. As a matter of fact, watching Floyd is 80-90% boring. The only pleasure I get is when he lets his hands go, when he shows the world the skills he has and the reason why he is Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather, the reason why he does have a six fight contract with Showtime promotions," Thurman told On The Ropes Boxing Radio.

Thurman was dissapointed with Mayweather's performance against Maidana in May. Mayweather won a twelve round majority decision and the fight was much tougher than the one-sided contest that everyone had expected. Thurman says Mayweather is a much better  fighter than Maidana, but he didn't really put that fact on display in May.

"I was actually very disappointed with that last performance, which doesn’t really make me that eager to see this performance, but I’m hoping that Floyd shows us the other side. I hope he brings out the old boxer, uses his legs, and really separates the gap between him and Maidana, because there is a big gap, but he did not show that in his last performance. That’s what I’m looking forward to seeing," Thurman said.

Tags: Floyd Mayweather Jr. , Marcos Maidana , Keith Thurman , Mayweather Maidana Rematch , Mayweather vs. Maidana Rematch


 

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comment by Mr. Punch-Out!!, on 08-25-2014
[QUOTE=dinero fan]Hes so boring thats why he is the ppv king.[/QUOTE] Only because people want to see him lose.

comment by dinero fan, on 08-23-2014
Hes so boring thats why he is the ppv king.

comment by Mr. Punch-Out!!, on 08-23-2014
[QUOTE=Inkanyamba]Man I can't wait till this guy's block gets knocked around. It won't be long, I mean the kid almost got KTFO by a plodder in Soto Karass. What a bunch of ignorance he's spewing.[/QUOTE] Dude, quit exaggerating. He wasn't almost knocked out by Soto Karass. And how is it ign...

comment by ShoulderRoll, on 08-23-2014
[QUOTE=Bigg Rigg]Floyd's fights are the least exciting out of all the fight parties we have. Yeah, he's really good but it gets boring after a few rds. And it's not like he's gonna ko somebody either so what u see after the first few rds is what you're gonna get for the rest of the fight.[/QUOTE]...

comment by bigjavi973, on 08-23-2014
[QUOTE=bluebeam]how the hell do you duck somebody you fought. mayweather beat hatton when they both were undefeated and it was one of the best hyped ppv fights ever. he beat cotto while cotto was champion at 154. he made 32 million dollars doing it. he and cotto made more money fighting in 2012 t...

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