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Thurman faces Diaz to 'stay busy'

While waiting for a big name, the 147-pound interim titlist takes on veteran foe.

Originally Published: April 24, 2014
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

The welterweight division is one of the most talent-rich in boxing, as it includes pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather as well as Manny Pacquiao.

Most of the top names have either just had significant bouts or they have marquee matchups on the schedule. And then there is Keith Thurman, whose nickname "One Time" refers to his ability to knock an opponent out with one punch.

It's also made Thurman, one of the rising stars of boxing, tough to match in a significant fight. ...

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