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Keith Thurman beats Danny Garcia by split decision to unify titles
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 05 Mar 2017
NEW YORK -- Keith Thurman fulfilled one of his childhood boxing dreams to unify world titles Saturday night in one of the year's most anticipated fights.
Though he didn't finish strong, Thurman used an effective mix of boxing and power-punching -- and put enough early rounds in the bank -- to esc Read Full Story >>>
Keith Thurman wins split decision over Danny Garcia, unifies welterweight titles
By Mike Coppinger, USA Today, 05 Mar 2017
NEW YORK — Keith Thurman promised he wasn’t afraid to lose his “0” and he backed up those words with his fists.
And that “0”? It isn’t going anywhere. At least for now.
Thurman unified welterweight titles Saturday with a well-earned split decision victory against Danny Garcia on CBS before 16, Read Full Story >>>
Keith Thurman: It Was a Clear Win, I Outboxed Danny Garcia
BoxingScene.com, 05 Mar 2017
Keith Thurman built a big lead over Danny Garcia and held on to add the WBC welterweight title to his WBA championship Saturday night.
Thurman won his 28th straight fight and handed Garcia his first loss in 34 bouts. After five furious rounds to open things at Barclays Center, the pace slowed - e Read Full Story >>>
Danny Garcia: I Pushed The Fight Like a Champ, Did Enough To Win
BoxingScene.com, 05 Mar 2017
Keith Thurman won a split decision over Danny Garcia on Saturday night to become the unified welterweight division champion.
Thurman (28-0, one no-decision) added Garcia’s WBC welterweight title to the WBA belt he already had. Thurman’s record improved to 8-0 in world title fights.
“I thought Read Full Story >>>
PBC on CBS Results: Thurman Bests Garcia, Lubin Stops Cota
By Sean Crose, Boxing Insider, 05 Mar 2017
The biggest fight on network television in decades went down Saturday night at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York. WBA welterweight champ Danny Garcia took on his WBC welterweight peer Keith Thurman in a unification battle of undefeated titlists.
The opening bout featured Jorge Cota 23-1 Read Full Story >>>
Keith Thurman Hands Philly’s Danny Garcia His First Loss
By Joseph Santoliquito, CBS Sports, 05 Mar 2017
BROOKLYN, NY (CBS) — There is a difference between fighters that use every ounce of talent that they have to succeed, like Philadelphia’s Danny
Garcia, compared to the fighters that possess overwhelming talent that can turn it on and off at will, like Keith “One Time” Thurman.
There was nothing Read Full Story >>>
Keith Thurman's Split-Decision Victory Over Danny Garcia May Be Unfairly Judged By The Masses
By Brian Mazique, Forbes.com, 05 Mar 2017
On Saturday night in Brooklyn, New York, Keith "One Time" Thurman (28-0-1,22 KOs) scored a split-decision win (116-112, 115-113, 113-115) over Danny Garcia (33-1, 19 KOs). He took Garcia's WBC title to accompany his WBC title.
It wasn't an action-packed fight, but it was a good professional perfo Read Full Story >>>
Keith Thurman outlasts Danny Garcia in a fight to forget
By George Willis, New York Post, 05 Mar 2017
It was more of a clunker than a classic, with most of the suspense coming after Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia had fought for 12 rounds at Barclays Center.
That’s when a record crowd for boxing of 16,533 waited to hear what turned out to be a split decision. When it was announced that Thurman of Read Full Story >>>
KEITH THURMAN DEFEATS DANNY GARCIA VIA SPLIT DECISION TO UNIFY WBC AND WBA WELTERWEIGHT TITLES
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, 05 Mar 2017
Moments ago at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman kept his undefeated record intact while adding the WBC title to his trophy case, defeating previously undefeated champion Danny Garcia via split decision to unify the 147-pound division. Relive all the Read Full Story >>>
Keith Thurman unifies welterweight title in split decision win over Danny Garcia
By Brian Campbell, CBS Sports, 05 Mar 2017
You might as well refer to Keith “One Time” Thurman as the king of the welterweights. Thurman (28-0-1, 22 KOs), the reigning WBC champion, earned a split decision victory over WBA champion Danny Garcia (33-1, 19 KOs) on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, to unify the welter Read Full Story >>>
David Haye taken to hospital following dramatic defeat by Tony Bellew for checks on damaged ankle
By Jeff Powell, Daily Mail (UK), 05 Mar 2017
David Haye was taken swiftly to hospital for emergency examination of his suspected achilles tendon injury.
The injury he endured in his protracted defeat at the fists of arch rival Tony Bellew left him unable to attend the usual post-fight press conferences at the O2.
Haye's long-term future Read Full Story >>>
Haye vs Bellew: David Haye earned respect in defeat to Tony Bellew, says Anthony Joshua
By Richard Damerell, SkySports.com, 05 Mar 2017
Anthony Joshua believes David Haye deserves "credit" for his brave performance in an 11th-round stoppage defeat to Tony Bellew.
The 36-year-old's future in boxing has been left in serious doubt after he appeared to suffer a serious leg injury before being halted by Bellew at The O2.
IBF champi Read Full Story >>>
Tony Bellew beats David Haye with 11th-round stoppage
By Luke Reddy, BBC Sport, 05 Mar 2017
WBC cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew produced a stunning upset to stop bitter rival David Haye in a thrilling heavyweight contest at London's O2 Arena.
The Liverpudlian, 34, pounced when Haye suffered what turned out to be an Achilles injury in the sixth round to score a knockdown.
Haye, who Read Full Story >>>
Boxing's big night? Unbeatens Thurman, Garcia on network TV
By Associated Press, New Jersey Herald, 05 Mar 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — A combined record of 60-0, with 41 knockouts. A likely full Barclays Center. Network television.
Boxing can always use an event that makes folks take notice. And this welterweight unification bout figures to be quite a show Saturday night when WBA champion Keith Thurman fights WBC Read Full Story >>>
Garcia vs. Thurman: 3 Keys to Victory for Keith Thurman
By CJ Halloran, Round by Round Boxing, 05 Mar 2017
On Saturday, Keith “One Time” Thurman (27-0, 22 KOs) will come against one of his greatest competitions, meeting Danny “Swift” Garcia (33-0, 19 KOs) at Barclays Center on Showtime Championship Boxing on CBS presented by Premier Boxing Champions. The victor of the super fight will emerge with the WBA Read Full Story >>>
Garcia vs Thurman: Prediction, odds
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, 05 Mar 2017
Tonight, Saturday, March 4, from Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York, current undefeated WBA Welterweight champion Keith "One Time" Thurman (27-0, 22 KOs) will finally square off against incumbent WBC title holder Danny "Swift" Garcia (33-0, 19 KOs) in this intriguing unification battle of undefeat Read Full Story >>>
This Week In Boxing Biz: Keith Thurman-Danny Garcia Preview, Deontay Wilder Rating, Canelo-GGG Purse
By Josh Katzowitz, Forbes.com, 05 Mar 2017
The most-anticipated fight of the year so far will feature Keith Thurman vs. Danny Garcia on Saturday night on primetime CBS. The predictions among the fighters and experts are split, and though Thurman is about a 2/1 betting favorite, many observers look at this matchup and see a 50-50 fight.
Th Read Full Story >>>
Introduction: “Sonny Liston — In a New Light”
By Robert Ecksel, Boxing.com, 05 Mar 2017
Liston was dogged by a miasma of sadness, unmitigated and beyond resolution, of tragedies past, and of tragedies to come…
Sonny Liston is in many ways the heavyweight champion time has forgotten. In his heyday he was formidable, a larger than life if somewhat inscrutable presence. His baleful gla Read Full Story >>>
Cabaero: Manny Pacquiao as revamp man
By Nini Cabaero, Sun.Star Cebu, 05 Mar 2017
THE biggest political development last week was the Senate revamp. The leading figure behind it was Sen. Manny Pacquiao, Filipino boxing icon and first-time member.
Such an important move was left to Pacquiao for him to initiate and push. Although he is probably not the author or leader of the mo Read Full Story >>>
Fighters, writers (and trainers) predict outcome of Keith Thurman vs Danny Garcia unification bout
By Bob Velin, USA Today, 04 Mar 2017
As the highly anticipated welterweight title unification showdown between Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia draws near, here’s a look at how some fighters, trainers and boxing writers see the main event of Showtime Championship Boxing on CBS, presented by Premier Boxing Champions, on Saturday night (C Read Full Story >>>