Current rankings @ Welterweight
Keith Thurman vs Conor Benn preview
When is Thurman vs Benn?
Keith Thurman could fight Conor Benn in Autumn/Fall 2023 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).
Thurman vs Benn stats
Keith Thurman would step into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Conor Benn would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Thurman would have a slight advantage in power over Benn, with a 73% knock out percentage over Benn's 67%.
Keith Thurman is the older man by 8 years, at 34 years old.
Benn has a height advantage of 1 inch over Thurman. Despite this, he has 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Keith Thurman & Conor Benn fight out of an orthodox stance.
Thurman is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 8 years and 5 months earlier than Benn, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 88 more professional rounds, 172 to Benn's 84.
Keith Thurman goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 15 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 7 by the RING at welterweight.
Conor Benn is currently ranked number 7 by the WBC and 8 by the RING in the 147lb division.
Thurman vs Benn form
Keith Thurman has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Mario Barrios on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight eliminator fight at Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Manny Pacquiao on 20th July 2019 by split decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that 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.
Before that, he had beat 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.
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.
Benn remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Chris Van Heerden on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Chris Algieri on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Adrian Granados on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Headingley Rugby League Stadium, Yorkshire.
Before that, he had won against Samuel Vargas on 10th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
He had defeated Sebastian Formella on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
In terms of recent activity, Conor Benn has been fighting more than Keith Thurman.
Keith Thurman last fought 1 year, 1 month and 24 days ago, while Conor Benn's last outing was 11 months and 13 days ago.
Thurman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 9 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.
Benn's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
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