Mar 04 2017
Saturday

Barclays Center, New York, United States

12 rounds contest @ Welterweight
33-0-0 
SD 12

Score cards

  • 112-116
  • 115-113
  • 113-115
SD 12
27-0-0

Belts on The Line

WBC World Welterweight Championship
WBA World Welterweight Championship

The tape

33
Age
33
5' 9" / 174 cm
Height
5' 7" / 171 cm
68.5" / 174 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOUDTKOMDKO
Form
UDRTDUDUDRTD
33
Wins
27
19
By KO
22
58
KO%
81
0
Loses
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2007

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Danny Garcia vs Keith Thurman report

Who won Garcia vs Thurman?

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 was scheduled to take place over 12 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 0 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 33 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, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 110 more professional rounds, 270 to Thurman's 160.

Garcia vs Thurman form

Garcia had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Samuel Vargas on 12th November 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Robert Guerrero on 23rd January 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Going into that contest, he had beat Paulie Malignaggi on 1st August 2015 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had defeated Lamont Peterson on 11th April 2015 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.

He had won against Rod Salka on 9th August 2014 by knockout in the 2nd round 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 beat 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 won against Luis Collazo on 11th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at USF Sundome, Tampa.

Hehad 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, Keith Thurman had been fighting more than Danny Garcia.

Going to this contest, Danny Garcia had last fought 5 years, 2 months and 10 days ago, while Keith Thurman's last outing had been 2 years, 11 months and 27 days ago.

Garcia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

Thurman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 17 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.

What were the odds on Garcia vs Thurman?

Danny Garcia was a 23/10 (+229) underdog going into the contest, while Keith Thurman made his way into the ring at 43/100 (-232) with oddsmakers.

Danny Garcia vs Keith Thurman news

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