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Keith Thurman vs. Josesito Lopez
The World Boxing Association Super World Welterweight Title will be on the line January 26, 2019 from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York when Keith Thurman meets Josesito Lopez. Thurman is the defending champion and will defend his belt in a scheduled 12 round bout. This fight can be seen on FOX and FOX Deportes.
When: Saturday, January 26th, 2019
Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
Why: WBA Super World Welterweight Title
Keith Thurman vs. Josesito Lopez Betting News
Keith Thurman is widely regarded as one of the most dominant and devastating boxers in the game. Thurman is known as “One Time” for the very legitimate reason of having one of the most devastating knockout punches in the sport. Thurman has been out of the ring for nearly two years, taking time to heal from a number of injuries. Thurman will defend his World Boxing Association Super World Welterweight title belt against Josesito Lopez on January 26. The bout is set for the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, which has become something of a home arena for Thurman. More
WBA Super World Welterweight Title
Defending World Boxing Association Super World Welterweight champion Keith Thurman has a career record of 28-0 with a total of 22 knockouts for his career. Thurman stands at five feet, seven and one-half inches tall with a reach of 69 inches and fights from an orthodox stance. “One Time” is a native of Clearwater, Florida where he still resides.
Thurman is a former unified welterweight champion having held the WBA world championship since 2015. He previously held the World Boxing Council title belt from 2017 to 2018. As of February 2018, he was ranked as the world’s top active welterweight. Additionally, he is ranked as the eighth best pound for pound boxer in the world.
Thurman got his nickname “One Time” based on his devastating knockout ability. As a matter of fact, Thurman is well regarded for having one of the most powerful punches in all of boxing. Thurman has been out of action since March of 2017 due to several injuries. Thurman is 30 years old.
One of the problems that Thurman has had to face is lack of quality competition. To put it another way Thurman has simply been too good for his opponents.
In his last bout on March 4, 2017, Thurman scored a split decision win over Danny Garcia for the World Boxing Association Super Welterweight title and the World Boxing Council World Welterweight title. The fight went the full 12 rounds and took place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Josesito Lopez has a career record of 36-7 with a total of 19 knockout wins and three knockout losses for his career. Lopez stands at five feet, nine- and one-half inches tall with a reach of 69 and a half inches. He fights from an orthodox stance. Lopez is a native of Riverside, California where he still resides.
Lopez last stepped into the ring on April 28, 2018 against Miguel Cruz at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas. Lopez scored a unanimous decision win in a 10 round fight that went the distance. Cruz was deducted points for low blows in the fight.
Keith Thurman vs. Josesito Lopez
The last time that Josesito Lopez fought for a championship he suffered a technical knockout loss to Andre Berto in 2015. Championship experience is no problem for Keith Thurman, who should be a prohibitive favorite in his return to the ring. Thurman has the proven track record of being a dominant champion.
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Opening Boxing Lines at Bookmaker Sportsbook - Keith Thurman vs. Josesito Lopez ( Check back later )
The current boxing line has not yet been released. If Keith Thurman is the boxing favorite at -200 that means you have to risk $200 to win $100. Should Josesito Lopez be this fight’s underdog, that has value at +180, it means that for every $100 bet you will win $180.
Total Rounds Betting
The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds. Check back later for the total rounds betting line. For example, if the total rounds betting line is Over 9.5 Rounds -170, that means that if you think the fight is going to go to at least 10 rounds for you to win your bet you would need to bet $170 to win $100. The Under 9.5 +Rounds +170, would mean you would need to risk $100 to win $170.
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