USF Sundome, Tampa, United States
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Thurman vs Collazo?
Keith Thurman beat Luis Collazo by technical knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 11th July 2015 at USF Sundome in Tampa.
The scorecards were announced as 115-113, 115-113, 115-113 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 WBA welterweight championship of the world.
Thurman vs Collazo stats
Keith Thurman stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 25 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Luis Collazo made his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Thurman had a massive power advantage over Collazo, boosting at 84% knock out percentage over Collazo's 53%.
Keith Thurman was the younger man by 8 years, at 33 years old.
Collazo had a height advantage of 2 inches over Thurman. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Keith Thurman fought out of the orthodox stance, while Luis Collazo was a southpaw.
Thurman was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 7 year and 5 months later than Collazo, whose first professional fight was in 2000. He had fought 120 less professional rounds, 172 to Collazo's 292.
Thurman vs Collazo form
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 won against 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 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.
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 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 won against Robert Guerrero on 7th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Thurman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
Collazo's last 3 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 3 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 9 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Thurman vs Collazo?
Keith Thurman was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Luis Collazo made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.