The most-intriguing weight division in boxing — the welterweights — takes center stage on this week’s show as we interview undefeated Keith Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs), who ends a 22-month absence from the ring Saturday night against Josesito Lopez.
Thurman talks candidly about the long hiatus and the elbow and hand injuries that made it necessary, the road ahead against the likes of Errol Spence, Terence Crawford and Mikey Garcia, the hunger he still has for the sport, and, of course, what he expects from “The Riverside Rocky” on Saturday night.
Before our conversation with Keith Thurman, we look back at the education 40-year-old Manny Pacquiao bestowed upon Adrien Broner in Las Vegas, as well as Marcus Browne’s surprising (and gory) domination of a valiant Badou Jack, Pablo Cesar Cano’s stunning first-round KO of three-division world champ Jorge Linares, and Canelo’s magnificent gift to boxing fans — a May 4 showdown with Daniel Jacobs, arguably a battle between the two best middleweights in
Dennis Taylor is host of The Ringside Boxing Show, editor/publisher of www.ringsideboxingshow.com, and co-author of the Amazon bestseller, “Intimate Warfare: The True Story of the Arturo Gatti and Micky Ward Boxing Trilogy.”
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