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Thurman vs. Zaveck on The Horizon For March 9th?

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.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) 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…

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…

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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