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 Last update:  1/8/2013       Read more by Luke Furman         
   
Thurman vs. Zaveck on The Horizon For March 9th?
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By Luke Furman

Several overseas sources are reporting that Jan Zaveck (32-2, 18KOs) is possibly going to return to HBO on March 9th, taking on undefeated welterweight contender Keith Thurman (19-0, 18KOs). The event is taking place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Zaveck, a former IBF champion, was stopped by Andre Berto in five rounds in 2011. He fought once in 2012, winning a twelve round decision over Bethuel Ushona. Thurman is being pushed as a rising star. In his last bout, in November, he stopped former champion Carlos Quintana in four rounds.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org.

Tags: Jan Zaveck , Keith Thurman



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comment by ddangerous, on 01-09-2013
I love this fight. Great test for both guys. Make it happen.

comment by Pan-Africanist, on 01-08-2013
Not sure what to make of Thurman so far. I thought he looked chubby at WW but at 152 his body looked better. I always thought he shouldve moved down to 140 if he could make the weight. I also want to see actual boxing skill. Against Quintana he was just walking in and loading up with big shots. Q...

comment by rondog, on 01-08-2013
IDK, Thurman has 18 KO's in 19 fights, even if they were tomato can's, he did what he had to do and is going to have to prove himself with a game fighter. He is supposed to win, so you can't knock a guy for doing what he is expected to do. The guy's got some decent power and KO's are fun to wat...

comment by iseah100, on 01-08-2013
Not a big fan of Thurman. Not sure if it's even a better fight than Quintana. Meh, whatever.

comment by chav, on 01-08-2013
Solid fight for Thurman as Zaveck is a well tested but limited fighter.

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