Feb 05 2022
Saturday

Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas, United States

12 rounds contest @ Welterweight
29-1-0

est. ringwalk:

2022-02-06T03:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

US - Sat 9:00pm EST / UK - N/A

26-1-0

Belts on The Line

Eliminator for WBC World Welterweight Championship

The tape

33
Age
26
5' 7" / 171 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

SD 12MD 12SD 12UD 12TKO 7
Form
TKO 11TKO 6UD 12KO 2KO 4
29
Wins
26
22
By KO
17
76
KO%
65
1
Losses
1
0
Stopped
1
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2013
160
Pro rounds
142

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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The Ring
-
-
WBA
8
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Keith Thurman vs Mario Barrios preview

When is Thurman vs Barrios?

Keith Thurman will take on Mario Barrios on Saturday 5th February 2022 at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas.

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

This contest is for the WBC welterweight championship of the world.

Also, on the undercard will be Abel Ramos' and Josesito Lopez's fight, Luis Nery's and Carlos Castro's contest and Leo Santa Cruz's and Keenan Carbajal's bout.

Thurman vs Barrios stats

Keith Thurman steps into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Mario Barrios will make his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Thurman has advantage in power over Barrios, with a 76% knock out percentage over Barrios' 65%.

Keith Thurman is the older man by 7 years, at 33 years old.

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

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

Thurman is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 6 years earlier than Barrios, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 18 more professional rounds, 160 to Barrios' 142.

Mario Barrios is currently ranked number 8 by the WBA in the 147lb division.

Thurman vs Barrios form

Thurman has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he lost to Manny Pacquiao on 20th July 2019 by split decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Josesito Lopez on 26th January 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had won against 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.

Before that, he had beat Shawn Porter on 25th June 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

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.

Barrios has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

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

Previous to that, he had won against Ryan Karl on 31st October 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Batyr Akhmedov on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Before that, he had beat Juan Jose Velasco on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at EagleBank Arena, Virginia.

Hehad won against Richard Zamora on 9th February 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Dignity Health Sports Park , California.

Activity check

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

Keith Thurman last fought 2 years, 6 months and 2 days ago, while Mario Barrios' last outing was 6 months and 27 days ago.

Thurman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11 rounds on average.

Barrios' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.

What time does Thurman vs Barrios start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which is around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who is showing Thurman vs Barrios?

Thurman vs Barrios will be broadcast on FOX Sports PPV in the US.

How do you stream Thurman vs Barrios?

In the US you can stream Thurman vs Barrios via Fite.tv on a PPV basis. Once purchased, you can watch on your Smart TV, Phone or Desktop PC, and they have apps available on Roku, Xbox, Chromecast and Apple TV.

The whole event costs $39.99.

What are the odds on Thurman vs Barrios?

Keith Thurman is currently 4/7 (-175) to win the clash outright, while you can get 6/4 (+150) on Mario Barrios if you fancy the small upset.

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Show open: TBA

Main event starts: 3am est

Undercard
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