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Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Welterweight
29-2-0
30-1-0

Belts on The Line

WBC Interim World Welterweight

The tape

29
Age
35
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 7" / 171 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12UD 12TKO 8UD 12TKO 11
Form
UD 12SD 12MD 12SD 12UD 12
29
Wins
30
18
By KO
22
62
KO%
73
2
Losses
1
1
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2007
186
Pro rounds
172

Current rankings @ Welterweight

4
The Ring
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WBA
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WBO
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IBF
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Mario Barrios vs Keith Thurman preview


When is Barrios vs Thurman?

Mario Barrios could face Keith Thurman in Autumn/Fall 2024 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

Barrios vs Thurman stats

Mario Barrios would step into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Keith Thurman would make his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 22 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggest Thurman would have an advantage in power over Barrios, with a 73% knockout percentage over Barrios' 62%.

Mario Barrios is the younger man by 6 years, at 29 years old.

Barrios has a height advantage of 3 inches over Thurman. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Mario Barrios & Keith Thurman fight out of an orthodox stance.

Barrios' experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Thurman's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2013, 6 years later than Thurman, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 14 more professional rounds, totaling 186 compared to Thurman's 172.

Mario Barrios goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the RING at welterweight.

Barrios vs Thurman form

Barrios has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Fabian Andres Maidana on May 4, 2024 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Yordenis Ugas on September 30, 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Jovanie Santiago on February 11, 2023 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Alamodome, San Antonio.

Before that, he had been beaten by Keith Thurman on February 5, 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight eliminator fight at Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas.

He had lost to Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on June 26, 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Atlanta.

Keith Thurman has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Mario Barrios on February 5, 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight eliminator fight at Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had been beaten by Manny Pacquiao on July 20, 2019 by split decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Josesito Lopez on January 26, 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had beaten Danny Garcia on March 4, 2017 by split decision in their WBC World Welterweight and WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

He had defeated Shawn Porter on June 25, 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Mario Barrios has been fighting more than Keith Thurman.

Mario Barrios last fought 5 months and 6 days ago, while Keith Thurman's last outing was 2 years, 8 months and 5 days ago.

Barrios' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11 rounds on average.

Thurman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 8 years, 3 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Barrios vs Thurman?

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