Collazo gains the upper hand against Vasquez with devastating knockout
With one right hook, former world champion Luis Collazo recharged his career and delivered a second straight setback to Sammy Vasquez Jr.
Vasquez, Collazo geared up for career-defining 147-pound battle
What happens when two skilled boxers at opposite points in their careers meet in a fight that neither believes he can afford to lose? We’re about to find out.
Former world champion Collazo hungry for return to the top
For a brief moment, Luis Collazo had Keith Thurman on the ropes and believed he was on the verge of being crowned a 147-pound world champion for a second time in his career.
This Week in Boxing History: January 16-22
This week in boxing history, PBC celebrates two of our own champions, remembers a pair of heavyweight title fights featuring a Hall of Fame foursome and looks back at the last lightweight title defense by a multi-division legend.
Vasquez, Collazo to headline stacked PBC card on February 2
Before he turned pro as a boxer, Sammy Vasquez Jr. showed the depths of his courage during two tours of duty in Iraq with the National Guard. Now Vasquez is displaying similar fearlessness in the ring.
Unbeaten Vasquez to face ex-champ Collazo in 147-pound clash on July 16
Sammy Vasquez Jr. was hoping his last opponent would provide the toughest challenge of his fast-rising career. It didn’t work out that way, but “The Sergeant” may get his wish with his next foe.
For Keith Thurman, it’s vacation first, Amir Khan second after Luis Collazo TKO
The beach, a cabin in the mountains, Amir Khan’s face—Keith Thurman’s pondering what he wants to hit next.
The Moment: Keith Thurman vs Luis Collazo
The agony from Luis Collazo’s crippling left hand to the liver in the fifth round was unlike any Keith Thurman had experienced as a professional.