Keith “ONE TIME” Thurman Knocks Out Diego “La Joya” Chaves

thurman2Keith “ONE TIME” Thurman vs Diego “La Joya” Chaves

In a tense, good action fight between unbeaten welterweights, Keith “One Time” Thurman (21-0, 19 KOs) scored a tenth round KO to dethrone WBA interim welterweight titlist diego Chavez (22-1, 18 KOs). It was a very close fight through the first eight rounds. The turning point was in round nine when Thurman dropped Chaves with a body shot. Thurman swarmed all over Chaves at the beginning of round ten and floored Chaves again to get the KO. Time was :28. Thurman drew boos from the crowd during his post fight interview when he accidentally thanked San Diego instead of San Antonio. Thurman picked up an extra $10,000 for having the KO Kings II knockout of the night.

Author: Santopietro

My name is Raymond Santopietro. I live in Las Vegas, the boxing capital of the world, and I have been analyzing fighters, styles, matchups and fights for more than a decade. I am currently a writer and photographer for several publications, and am self employed working as a Las Vegas web developer and Las Vegas SEO at Focus Internet Services.

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