Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/1/14
Two of boxing's most exciting young power hitters will be swinging for the fences at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio on Saturday, July 21 when unbeaten rising star Keith Thurman and Texas titan Omar Figueroa both enter the ring against opponents eager to pin losses on their perfect records in fights that could steal the show before the main event which features the WBO 130-pound title fight between Adrien "The Problem" Broner and Vicente "Chente" Escobedo. In the televised co-main event, Thurman battles Mexico's Orlando Lora in a 10-round welterweight fight while Figueroa risks his undefeated record against slick California veteran Dominic Salcido in a 10-round lightweight fight, highlights of which will be shown on the HBO telecast. Hard hitting Keith "One Time" Thurman (17-0, 16 KO's) hails from sunny Clearwater, Florida, but there's no sunshine in the ring for his opponents when he starts unleashing his brand of thunder and lightning. The owner of nine first ro...
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