Summer 2021
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest
@ Welterweight
29-1-0
39-5-0

Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Welterweight Championship

The tape

32
Age
38
5' 7" / 171 cm
Height
5' 7" / 169 cm
68.9"
Reach
68.9"
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

SD 12MD 12SD 12UD 12TKO 7
Form
TKO 7KO 8TKO 5KO 10MD 12
29
Wins
39
22
By KO
36
76
KO%
92
1
Losses
5
0
Stopped
2
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2004
160
Pro rounds
196

Current rankings @ Welterweight

4
The Ring
-
12
WBA
-
3
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Keith Thurman vs Lucas Martin Matthysse preview

When is Thurman vs Matthysse?

Keith Thurman could face Lucas Martin Matthysse in Summer 2021 in the United States.

The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

Thurman vs Matthysse stats

Keith Thurman would step into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Lucas Martin Matthysse would make his way to the ring with a record of 39 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 36 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Matthysse would have advantage in power over Thurman, with a 92% knock out percentage over Thurman's 76%.

Keith Thurman is the younger man by 6 years, at 32 years old.

Both Keith Thurman & Lucas Martin Matthysse fight out of an orthodox stance.

Thurman is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 3 year and 5 months later than Matthysse, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He has fought 36 less professional rounds, 160 to Matthysse's 196.

Keith Thurman goes into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC and 4 by the RING in the 147lb division.

Thurman vs Matthysse form

Thurman has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he lost to Manny Pacquiao on 20th July 2019 by split decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Josesito Lopez on 26th January 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had beat Shawn Porter on 25th June 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

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.

Matthysse has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Manny Pacquiao on 15th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Previous to that, he had won against Tewa Kiram on 27th January 2018 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Emmanuel Taylor on 6th May 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Viktor Postol on 3rd October 2015 by knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

He had beat Ruslan Provodnikov on 18th April 2015 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Lucas Martin Matthysse has been fighting more than Keith Thurman.

Keith Thurman last fought 1 year, 6 months and 7 days ago, while Lucas Martin Matthysse's last outing was 2 years, 6 months and 12 days ago.

Thurman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11 rounds on average.

Matthysse's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

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