This week in boxing history, PBC celebrates our first fight card, honors the youngest world champion in history, looks back at a heavyweight legend’s debut, recalls an Upset of the Year and commemorates the “Fight of the Century.”
Through nine rounds of their 147-pound showdown in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions’ debut on March 7, Keith Thurman dominated Robert Guerrero. Defeat seemed all but inevitable for “The Ghost,” who bled from a cut above his left eye as a result of Thurman’s nonstop battering.
If you missed March 7's all-out brawl between Keith Thurman and Robert Guerrero on NBC, you missed out on a great one. It's a fight that Thurman controlled through eight rounds, but his knockdown of Guerrero at 0:50 of the ninth round became The Moment of the fight.
The hematoma that left an nasty lump on Keith Thurman’s head Saturday night is drained, the blood collecting down around his left eye. It’s swollen, shut and ugly. And Thurman couldn’t be any happier.
Keith Thurman’s defining moments were threefold in his punishing 12-round victory over Robert Guerrero at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Ruben Guerrero was succinct in the locker room Saturday night after Robert Guerrero’s all-out war with Keith Thurman at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Saturday night on the debut Premier Boxing Champions card.
No matter where you’re at, you don’t want to miss the inaugural Premier Boxing Champions card featuring Keith Thurman vs. Robert Guerrero and Adrien Broner vs. John Molina Jr. on Saturday, March 7, which will be broadcast on NBC at 8:30 p.m. ET/ 5:30 p.m PT.
While John Molina Jr. weighed in exactly at 140 pounds for his Premier Boxing Champions fight against Adrien Broner, his opponent came in one pound over the weight for their bout in Las Vegas on Saturday night.