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Thurman: I'd Love To Mix It Up With Malignaggi, Bradley

By Bill Emes

Welterweight contender Keith Thurman (18-0, 17KOs) made his HBO debut on Saturday night, stopping Mexican veteran Orlando Lora (29-3) in six rounds at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. Following the contest, Thurman said that he was ready to fight all comers at 147-pounds. Thurman feels ready to challenge one of the welterweight champions. Two boxers that are certainly on his radar - WBO champion Timothy Bradley and WBA beltholder Paulie Malignaggi.

"I'm 18-0 with 17 knockouts. I'm carrying an "O" and Keith Thurman is not afraid to let it go. I'm looking forward to challenges in my future, so anybody who wants some - come get some. I want to go after the top people. I'm looking at the top ten. I'm looking to fight anybody....anybody who the boxing critics think can beat me - let's fight them. I call haters motivators," Thurman told BoxingScene.com.

"Really, I'm belt hungry. Paul Malignaggi and Timothy Bradley, two U.S. champions, I would love to mix it up with those two and see where I'm at...at the elite championship level. 

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Thickback on 07-23-2012

The jury is still out on Thurman. He seemed a bit slow and got hit quite a bit. The counter left hook, tho goofy, was well placed. A fight between him and Mike Jones would be good. But he needs…

Comment by niallcollins on 07-23-2012

i was very impressed with thurman sat night.he would definatly bust up paulie but i think bradley would be a step 2 far at this stage of his career

Comment by letsgobrady on 07-22-2012

[QUOTE=GOAT241;12363111]Thurmans record does indicate that he has above average power but honestly i wasn't that impressed with him performance. [B]His technique wasn't all that great and he does throw power shots but doesn't really mix up his combinations too great.…

Comment by letsgobrady on 07-22-2012

[QUOTE=JmH Reborn;12363038][B]I didn't think he was all that impressive.[/B] Actually, his post game commentary was more exciting than his fighting. I will be tuning in to see if he can improve. I did like his body work, that is for…

Comment by Clint650 on 07-22-2012

very impressed, i don't know what everyone else who wasn't was watching. He was calm and collected and adjusted to what Lora showed him. decieving power. Lora was done but he wasnt exactly layed out on the canvas, and you…

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