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Keith Thurman vs Luis Collazo report
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 34 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.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Luis Collazo had been fighting more than Keith Thurman.
Going to this contest, Keith Thurman had last fought 8 years, 3 months and 2 days ago, while Luis Collazo's last outing had been 8 years, 1 month and 29 days ago.
Thurman's last 3 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 1 month and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
Collazo's last 3 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 1 month and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.7 rounds on average.
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