There are boxers with tattoos, there are heavily tattooed boxers and then there’s Luis Collazo, whose sheer volume of ink work could make Kat Von D stand up and take notice.
Trainer Dan Birmingham has been blessed to work with not one, but multiple world champions out of his St. Pete Boxing Club.
Keith Thurman uses a swimming analogy to explain how he’s avoided drowning in attention.
Luis Collazo is 34 years old, a journeyman who’s been through 42 fights and not one of them easy. He has six losses against 36 wins and a history of fighting on the B-side of cards. It’s given him a certain chip on his shoulder, but it’s also something that any opponent who takes it at face value would be well-advised to take a closer look.
Carlos Vargas has one minute to stop the bleeding before the bleeding stops everything.
Earlier this year, we learned that waterfowl love the sound of Keith “One Time” Thurman’s musical stylings almost as much as they do bread from strangers and pimping auto insurance. (Everybody, all together now: “Aflac!”)
Premier Boxing Champions is set to debut on ESPN when Keith Thurman collides with Luis Collazo on July 11 (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida. And serving as host for all PBC on ESPN broadcasts will be longtime television reporter and anchor Marysol Castro.
The first thing Keith Thurman ever wanted to be as a child was an astronaut. He used to build model rockets as a boy and launch them with his father, fantasizing about parting the clouds aboard a real one some day.