Diego Chaves Promises To Check Keith Thurman's Chin

By Miguel Angel Cebreros,

Undefeated interim-welterweight champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA), Argentine puncher Diego "La Joya" Chaves (22-0, 18 KOs), has promised to test the chin of Keith "One Time" Thurman (20-0-1, 18 KOs) this Saturday night at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Both fighters are punchers and in the primes of their careers. Chaves, 27 years old, is not impressed by the record of Thurman, 24 years old. Chaves hopes the fight with Thurman will steal the show of the main event between Andre Berto and Jesus Soto Karass.

"[Thurman is a] beast because he has yet to be beaten. I think when you do not get hit with big shots, obviously [people think you are] a beast. When someone pastes you with a big shot, then we'll see what happens. We have seen several videos of him. He's a tough fighter, complicated, but we are very well positioned and we know what tactics we have to use in order to win, so I'm calm," said a confident Chaves.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Downy_tax on 07-25-2013

[QUOTE=Tonyu;13587768]sorry I attcahed this to the wrong feed - this is the one. I agree this kid Thurman is a fantastic talent it would'nt surprise me to see him and Berto further down the road. I think Thurman can dominate…

Comment by MrClutch85 on 07-25-2013

Thurman is a beast I hope he puts on a great performance and KO or stop Chaves

Comment by Tonyu on 07-25-2013

[QUOTE=nycsmooth;13587936]though Keith's opposition has not been the best, he's been hit solid & is a big WW should b a good bout 4 a guy that's never fought a top ten guy...I have never seen Chavez, is he the male…

Comment by nycsmooth on 07-25-2013

though Keith's opposition has not been the best, he's been hit solid & is a big WW should b a good bout 4 a guy that's never fought a top ten guy...I have never seen Chavez, is he the male…

Comment by Bigg Rigg on 07-25-2013

I'm amped for this fight. Think Thurman gonna win but I like Chaves' attitude. He gonna come to fight.

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