Garcia vs Thurman

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  • Garcia vs Thurman
  • 33-0-0  27-0-0
  • SD 12 SD 12
  • Score Cards 112-116, 115-113, 113-115
  • Saturday 4th March 2017
  • Barclays Center, New York, USA
  • WBC World Welterweight Championship
  • WBA World Welterweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Welterweight
  • Tape
  • 28 age 28
  • 5' 9" / 174cm height 5' 7" / 171cm
  • 68.5" / 174cm reach 68.9" / 175cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • TKO UD TKO MD KO < form UD RTD UD UD RTD <
  • 33 wins 27
  • 19 by ko 22
  • 58% Ko% 81%
  • 0 Losses 0
  • draws 0
  • 2007 Debut 2007
  • tape rankings @ Welterweight
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Garcia vs Thurman Info

Keith Thurman beat Danny Garcia by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 4th March 2017 at Barclays Center in New York.

The scorecards were announced as 112-116, 115-113, 113-115 in favor of winner Keith Thurman.

The fight took place over rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

This contest was for the unified welterweight championship of the world, with the WBC & WBA belts on the line.

Garcia vs Thurman stats

Danny Garcia stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 33 wins, zero loses and 0  draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Keith Thurman made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 27 wins and draws, with 22 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Thurman had a large advantage in power over Garcia, boosting at 81% knock out percentage over Garcia's 58%.

Danny Garcia was the same age as Keith Thurman, at 32 years old.

Garcia had a height advantage of 2 inches over Thurman. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

Both Danny Garcia & Keith Thurman fought out of an orthodox stance.

Garcia was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 8 days later than Thurman, who’s first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 110 more professional rounds, 270 to Thurman's 160.

Garcia vs Thurman form

Garcia had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Ivan Redkach on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Adrian Granados on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 7th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, California.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Shawn Porter on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had beat Brandon Rios on 17th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Las Vegas, Nevada.

He had lost to Keith Thurman on 4th March 2017 by split decision in their WBC World Welterweight and WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Thurman had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Josesito Lopez on 26th January 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

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

Going into that contest, he had won against Shawn Porter on 25th June 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had defeated Luis Collazo on 11th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at USF Sundome, Tampa.

He had beat Robert Guerrero on 7th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Danny Garcia had been fighting more than Keith Thurman.

Going to this contest, Danny Garcia had last fought 11 months and 27 days ago, while Keith Thurman's last outing had been 1 year 11 months and 26 days ago.

Garcia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 10 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.

Thurman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years 10 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.

What time did Garcia vs Thurman start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 4:00 am GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Garcia vs Thurman?

Garcia vs Thurman was broadcast on CBS in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.

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