Undefeated Keith “One Time” Thurman (22-0, 20 Kos) former world champion Julio “The Kidd” Diaz (40-9-1, 29 Kos) in the main event at StubHub Center in Carson on Saturday April 26. They’ll be joined by KO artists Lucas Matthysse, John Molina, Omar Figueroa and Antonio Orozco. It will be televised on Showtime.
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Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, a middleweight contender during the 1960s, died on Sunday from prostate cancer. He was wrongly convicted and jailed for a triple murder and spent more than 18 years imprisoned during the middle of his boxing career. A movie depicting his fight for justice was made in 1999 called “The Hurricane.” Carter was 76 years old.
Like a cat with many lives Arreola gets another chance at a WBC crown recently vacated by Klitschko. He is going to face a man who has already beaten him once last year, Bermane Stiverne (23-1-1, 20 Kos). Their rematch scheduled for May 10, at the Galen Center in Los Angeles will be televised live on ESPN.
Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 Kos) found a more aggressive Bradley (31-1, 12 Kos) this time but used that aggression to out-point the Southern California fighter in the second half of the fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Check out the photos of that fight and the battles between Bryan Vasquez, Jose Felix Jr., Jessie Vargas and Khabib Allakhverdiev.
Mayweather walked through Saul "Canelo" Alvarez to maintain his place at the top of the list. Several others had great years including Tim "Desert Storm" Bradley and Danny "Swift" Garcia. A few others dropped out of the list and a few cracked into the top dozen.(see the full story)