Thurman vows to produce increased workrate against bullish Barrios this weekend

Keith Thurman is treated in his corner between rounds during his WBA welterweight title fight against Manny Pacquiao at MGM Grand Garden Arena on...

Keen to prove he’s learned from previous mistakes made against Manny Pacquiao in 2019, former unified world welterweight champion Keith Thurman has stressed he’ll produce a more active punching display vs. a bullish opponent in Mario Barrios this weekend. Barrios meanwhile, is unafraid to trade punches in what is expected to be an intense PPV main event. Continue reading

2022 must be about less talk and more action for returning Keith Thurman

Keith Thurman works out for members of the media ahead of his fight against Manny Pacquiao on July 20th at St Pete Boxing Club on July 10, 2019 in St...

Former unified welterweight world champion Keith Thurman has already outlined his ambitious plans for a big 2022, three bouts in the new year – starting on PPV against Mario Barrios in early February. However, after his previous comments on a planned comeback proved premature, how much stock should we truly buy ahead of his long-awaited return? Continue reading

Primetime: Gervonta Davis, Vasiliy Lomachenko earn contrasting knockout victories

What's next for Tank Davis and Vasiliy Lomachenko after big wins? - Bad  Left Hook

Former lightweight king Vasiliy Lomachenko (15-2, 11 KOs) returned to winning ways in style against Masayoshi Nakatani, boosting his hopes of a Teofimo Lopez rematch. A few hours later,  Gervonta Davis (25-0, 24 KOs) endured a sluggish start in a new weight class before blasting Mario Barrios’ 26-0 unbeaten streak into oblivion with a clinical knockout on Showtime PPV.
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Gervonta Davis entering enemy territory at 140lbs as Mario Barrios awaits

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Saturday night presents Gervonta Davis’ biggest test yet, as the two-division world champion goes up two weight divisions looking to seize Mario Barrios’ WBA (Regular) super-lightweight title at 140lbs. Considering the lightweight logjam that stalled his first appearance of 2021 until the final week of June, Tank can’t afford to falter with a lot more eyes on him this weekend. Continue reading