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Hearn: After Watching Thurman-Porter - I Know Brook is Better!

Promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport is still working out the details to finalize a welterweight unification between his fighter, IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (36-0, 25KOs), and WBO champio...Read More

Keith Thurman Very Interested in Facing Kell Brook in The Fall

WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman (27-0, 22KOs) is very interested in facing IBF beltholder Kell Brook (36-0, 25KOs) in the near future - including this coming fall. ...Read More

Thurman-Porter Final Ratings: 3.1 Million Viewers, Highest of '16

The fantastic 12-round war between Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter made this much clear: “One Time” and “Showtime” were fit for primetime. Final ratings for the Fight of the Year candidate that emerged...Read More

Porter Plots Fall Return, Wants Immediate Thurman Rematch

After battling tooth-and-nail with Keith Thurman (27-0, 22KOs) for twelve rounds this past Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Shawn Porter (26-2, 16KOs) found himself on the short end ...Read More

Danny Garcia Hits Back at Keith Thurman With Sneaky Reply

Following Saturday's big decision win over Shawn Porter at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, WBA welterweight champion Keith 'One Time' Thurman (27-0, 22KOs) stayed true to his promise of targeting a u...Read More

Thurman Might Make Mandatory Defense Against Avanesyan Next

NEW YORK – Keith Thurman made it clear that the fights that interest him most are a welterweight championship unification fight against Danny Garcia and a rematch against Shawn Porter. ...Read More

Keith Thurman vs. Danny Garcia: The Fight, Right Now

Keith Thurman vs. Danny Garcia: The Fight, Right Now

By Cliff Rold - WBA welterweight titlist Keith Thurman (27-0, 22 KO) is saying exactly what he should be saying. He’s saying what’s best for the sport and for the brand umbrella he fights for. Thurman...Read More

Thurman-Porter Makes Working Weekend Worth The Wrangling

Thurman-Porter Makes Working Weekend Worth The Wrangling

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - Covering boxing can be more glamorous for some than others. While some arrive at a fight venue a few days out and have enough downtime to blog about water pressure in the hotel s...Read More

Examining the Keith Thurman-Shawn Porter Scorecards

This much can be agreed on: Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter was a close fight. The competitive efforts from both welterweights were evident in both the unofficial punch statistics and the official scor...Read More

Thurman-Porter: Highest Barclays Boxing Gate, 2nd Largest Crowd

Lou DiBella had a beer in his hand as he sat behind the table onstage, presiding over the media room at Barclays Center as he often does after “Premier Boxing Champions” cards and other shows featurin...Read More

Brook: After Vargas - I Need To Get in There With Keith Thurman!

IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (36-0, 25KOs) is hoping to unify most of his division in 2016. At the moment, Brook's promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport is in the final stages of negotiatio...Read More

Thurman: Porter Isn't Top Two, But He Remains Marquee at 147

Keith Thurman helped prove his case that he is one of the best in the welterweight division by beating Shawn Porter on Saturday night in Brooklyn. His win means Porter’s loss, but Thurman also believe...Read More

Thurman Wants To Keep Fighting on Free TV, Not on Pay-Per-View

NEW YORK – Keith Thurman doesn’t want his impressive performance Saturday night to be his last appearance on free TV. A rematch against Shawn Porter and a welterweight championship unification fight a...Read More

"Fighting Words" - Keith Thurman: Once Upon A "One Time"

by David P. Greisman - Once upon a time, Keith Thurman was someone who didn’t yet deserve to be on television but landed a prime slot anyway. That time was just four years ago. So much has changed ove...Read More

Thurman: Porter Was Good With Pressure But Wasn't Effective

Keith Thurman narrowly outpointed Shawn Porter, taking seven rounds to five on all three scorecards and retaining his welterweight title. While the bout was close, Thurman said he was able to do exact...Read More

Thurman: One Win Won't Make Me Fill Mayweather's Shoes

There was talk ahead this past Saturday’s fight between Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter that the winner would have a better claim to the division in the wake of the retirements of Floyd Mayweather Jr. ...Read More

DiBella: Thurman-Porter Edged Vargas-Salido for Fight of the Year

NEW YORK – Lou DiBella realizes he’s splitting hairs. The promoter still thinks Keith Thurman-Shawn Porter took the lead from Francisco Vargas-Orlando Salido for “Fight of the Year.” Thurman (27-0, 22...Read More

Video: Jessie Vargas Reacts To Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter

Jessie Vargas Video Interview - BROOKLYN - Prizefighting returned to CBS on Saturday with a Fight of the Year candidate as undefeated welterweight world champion Keith Thurman edged former world champ...Read More

Thurman-Porter Most Watched Bout of 2016 To Date

Keith Thurman continues the steady transition from "One Time" to primetime. The unbeaten welterweight titlist was forced to walk through hell and beyond in order to prevail over Shawn Porter in their ...Read More

Photos: Thurman vs. Porter Barclays War - MONSTER Gallery

Thurman vs. Porter Fight Photos - BROOKLYN - Prizefighting returned to CBS on Saturday with a Fight of the Year candidate as undefeated welterweight world champion Keith Thurman edged former world cha...Read More