What the (Blank)?

Jun 24 2016
Jun 24 2016

Welcome to the latest edition of What the (Blank)?, where we ask athletes to answer a few questions about themselves so you can get to know them better. Next up is welterweight titleholder Keith Thurman. Yes, this is his real handwriting.

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My biggest pre-fight superstition is …Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.26.58 AM

One traditional athlete I think could last in the ring is …Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.27.02 AM

The best boxing advice I ever got was …Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.27.07 AMlose

People would be surprised to know I’m afraid of …Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.30.31 AM

The weirdest thing a fan has ever tweeted at me is …sendScreen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.30.46 AMface

My hype song for Saturday’s fight against Shawn Porter will be …Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.33.23 AM

In one word, describe your opponent in Saturday’s fight …Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.33.28 AM

In one word, fans on Saturday can expect …Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.33.32 AM

Draw a self-portrait …Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.33.41 AM


Current welterweight titleholder Keith Thurman will face former titleholder Shawn Porter on Saturday, June 25 at 9 p.m. ET, live on CBS from the Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York.