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Keith Thurman Makes Julio Diaz Quit After 3 High Action Rounds

by on Apr.28, 2014, under Boxing News

Report by Christopher Morgan 

Photos by Armando Cabrera

 

Keith Thurman (right) and Julio Diaz size each other up.

Keith Thurman (right) and Julio Diaz size each other up.

 

CARSON, CA, April, 26, 2014 — Keith Thurman lived up to his nickname of “One Time” with a blistering 3 round performance that left Julio Diaz unable to continue due to a Rib injury after 3 rounds of rapid give and take boxing. The crowd at the Stubhub center in Carson California were disappointed in the brevity of the main event but there was solace in the fact that the co-main event was arguably the Fight of the year to date and will be difficult to top for the rest.

The first round begins with Keith Thurman (22 – 0, 20 Kos) coming out and initiating a glove touch with Julio Diaz (40 -9, 29 Kos) which seems slightly peculiar as Thurman had made bold comments about knocking Julio’s head off in the lead up to the fight.  Thurman jabs three times then misses with a hook off the jab throwing it just a little too wide. Julio Diaz misses a right hand lead and gets caught with a hard hook from Thurman that rocks him back against the ropes, another hook lands from Thurman making Diaz legs do a little dance uncontrollably coming off the floor.  Near rounds end Thurman feints Diaz out of position then backpedals with Diaz in pursuit landing a series of hooks to Diaz body in the process. (continue reading…)

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Results from Friday’s ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’ Card at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, CA

by on Apr.02, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

INDIO, CA (April 1, 2011) – TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” returned to a familiar location tonight with a six-fight night of action-packed bouts presented by Golden Boy Promotions at theFantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif.  Tonight’s fights were televised on TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate,” but if you missed the broadcast or the live action, below is a summary of the results:

Eric Morel defeated Luis Maldonado by TKO 4 (continue reading…)

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Luis Maldonado Steps in for Injured Martin Castillo in Friday’s ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’ Main Event Against Eric Morel at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, CA

by on Mar.31, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, CA, March 30, 2011 – Due to a foot injury suffered in training yesterday, former World Champion Martin “El Gallo” Castillo has been forced to pull out of his April 1 rematch with Eric Morel.  Mexican contender Luis Maldonado will step up to the plate to face “Little Hands of Steel” this Friday night in the main event of TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. 

Morel vs. Maldonado headlines a night of world-class professional boxing that is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate and AT&T.  Doors open at 6:00pm PT on fight night and the first bell rings at 7:00pm PT.  The TeleFutura broadcast begins at 11:30pm ET / PT (10:30pm CT).  (continue reading…)

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