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Thurman Breaks Soto Karass With Vicious Knockout

Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas - Keith Thurman (22-0, 20KOs) stopped Jesus Soto Karass (28-9-3, 18KOs) with a bruising knockout in the ninth round to retain the interim-WBA welterweight title

Soto Karass rocked Thurman early in the first, which prompted Thurman to battle his way out of trouble. At the end of the first, it was Thurman who stung Soto Karass and got him in trouble with a series of punches. It was a war of wills in the passing rounds, with each fighter throwing and landing hard power shots. Thurman having the edge with Soto Karass' face taking damage.

In the final minute of the fifth, Thurman landed a big left uppercut counter that sent Soto Karass down on his face. Soto Karass made it up and managed to battle his way to the bell. Thurman controlled the following rounds with his movement, jab, hard punching and combinations.

During the ninth, Thurman land a huge right and then a combination to send Soto Karass down and out. The referee caught Soto Karass as he was going down, as he waved things off.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Respect Power on 12-15-2013

Onetime !!!!!!

Comment by mshap on 12-15-2013

Thurman seems to be for real -- tremendous skill set -- no one is going to want to get in there with him....

Comment by NachoMan on 12-15-2013

[QUOTE=RyunosukeRonin;14035293]Thurman v Provodnikov would be a FOTY type rumble someone who can pressure with speed cuts the ring better would make Thurman have to settle down more. Creating fast power exchanges the threat of a violent sudden end or just…

Comment by richardt on 12-15-2013

Thurman has a keen sense of when not to exchange and when to unload and finds the right timing and angles and it is like he know when the moment is to take out a fighter. he will be a…

Comment by BattleAxePurist on 12-15-2013

Thurman v Provodnikov would be a FOTY type rumble someone who can pressure with speed cuts the ring better would make Thurman have to settle down more. Creating fast power exchanges the threat of a violent sudden end or just…

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