Thurman vs Lopez

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  • Thurman vs Lopez
  • 28-0-0 36-7-0
  • MD 12 MD 12
  • Score Cards 113-113, 117-109, 115-111
  • Saturday 26th January 2019
  • Barclays Center, New York, USA
  • WBA Super World Welterweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Welterweight
  • Tape
  • 30 age 34
  • 5' 7" / 171cm height 5' 10" / 177cm
  • 68.9" / 175cm reach 68.9" / 175cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • SD UD RTD UD UD < form UD UD UD TKO UD <
  • 28 wins 36
  • 22 by ko 19
  • 79% Ko% 53%
  • 0 Losses 7
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2007 Debut 2003
  • tape rankings @ Welterweight
  • WBA 7
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Thurman vs Lopez Info

Keith Thurman beat Josesito Lopez by majority decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 26th January 2019 at Barclays Center in New York.

The scorecards were announced as 113-113, 117-109, 115-111 in favor of winner Keith Thurman.

The fight took place over 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 Lopez stats

Keith Thurman stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 28 wins, zero loses and draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Josesito Lopez made his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 7 loses and draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Thurman had a large advantage in power over Lopez, boosting at 79% knock out percentage over Lopez's 53%.

Keith Thurman was the younger man by 4 years, at 32 years old.

Lopez had a height advantage of 3 inches over Thurman. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

Both Keith Thurman & Josesito Lopez fought out of an orthodox stance.

Thurman was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 4 year and 9 months later than Lopez, who’s first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 129 less professional rounds, 160 to Lopez's 289.

Josesito Lopez was ranked number 7 by the WBA in the 147lb division.

Thurman vs Lopez form

Thurman had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight leading up to 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.

Josesito Lopez had beaten 2 of his last 4 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Saul Corral on 9th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Novo at L.A. Live, California, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Todd Manuel on 10th December 2016 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at USC Galen Center, California.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Andre Berto on 13th March 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Interim World Welterweight championship fight at Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario.

Before that, he had lost to Marcos Maidana on 8th June 2013 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Home Depot Center, California.

Activity check

Thurman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years 10 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.

Lopez's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years 10 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.

What time did Thurman vs Lopez start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 4:00 am GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Thurman vs Lopez?

Thurman vs Lopez was broadcast on FOX in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by ITV 4.

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