Early 2023
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Welterweight
30-1-0
29-3-3

The tape

34
Age
39
5' 7" / 171 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

UD 12SD 12MD 12SD 12UD 12
Form
TKO 8KO 1UD 12TKO 2SD 12
30
Wins
29
22
By KO
17
73
KO%
59
1
Losses
3
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
3
2007
Debut
2008
172
Pro rounds
234

Current rankings @ Welterweight

7
The Ring
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3
WBA
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1
WBC
-
3
WBO
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5
IBF
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Keith Thurman vs Erislandy Lara preview

When is Thurman vs Lara?

Keith Thurman could potentially square off against Erislandy Lara in Early 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 Lara 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.

Erislandy Lara would make his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 3 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Thurman would have advantage in power over Lara, with a 73% knock out percentage over Lara's 59%.

Keith Thurman is the younger man by 5 years, at 34 years old.

Lara has a height advantage of 2 inches over Thurman. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Keith Thurman fights out of the orthodox stance, while Erislandy Lara is a southpaw.

Thurman is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 7 months earlier than Lara, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 62 less professional rounds, 172 to Lara's 234.

Keith Thurman goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, 5 by the IBF and 7 by the RING at welterweight.

Thurman vs Lara 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.

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

In his last fight, he beat Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan on 28th May 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Thomas Lamanna on 1st May 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Greg Vendetti on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California.

Before that, he had won against Ramon Alvarez on 31st August 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.

He had drawn with Brian Carlos Castano on 2nd March 2019 by split draw in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Erislandy Lara has been fighting more than Keith Thurman.

Keith Thurman last fought 9 months and 27 days ago, while Erislandy Lara's last outing was 6 months and 4 days ago.

Thurman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 5 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.

Lara's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 9 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.

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