Showtime Championship Boxing presents a triple header from the AT & T Center in San Antonio, Texas, on July 27 headlined by a welterweight showdown Andre Berto vs. Jesus Soto Karass, featuring Omar Figueroa vs. Nihito Arakawa, and Diego Chaves vs. Keith Thurman.
Former WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto hasn’t fought since his decision loss to Robert Guerrero in November and his opponent Jesus Soto Karass is durable Mexican fighter who recently defeated the hard punching Selcuk Aydin by decision, both fighters are trying to get into title contention and need a good showing and a win tonight to go forward with their goal of a championship title shot in the future.
The Diego Chaves vs. Keith Thurman fight is going to be a battle of undefeated power punchers, and this is a can’t miss fight because either guy has the power to end the night with one punch. Thurman is the highly touted puncher from Florida, and Chaves is a little known Argentine slugger, but hopes to make a splash on the American boxing scene by defeated a rising star like Thurman.
Young undefeated 135 pound boxer Omar Figueroa is fast on his way to a lightweight championship bout but first he must get buy Japanese opponent Nihito Arakawa.
Watch Andre Berto vs. Jesus Soto Karass, Diego Chaves vs. Keith Thurman, and Omar Figueroa vs. Nihito Arakawa on July 27 at 9:00PM ET/PT on Showtime Championship Boxing.