Barclays Center, New York, United States
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Who won Thurman vs Porter?
Keith Thurman beat Shawn Porter by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 25th June 2016 at Barclays Center in New York.
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 Porter stats
Back in June 2016, Keith Thurman stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Shawn Porter made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Thurman had a large advantage in power over Porter, boosting at 85% knock out percentage over Porter's 62%.
Keith Thurman was the younger man by 1 year, at 27 years old.
Porter had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Keith Thurman & Shawn Porter fought out of an orthodox stance.
Thurman was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 10 months earlier than Porter, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 81 less professional rounds, 172 to Porter's 253.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Keith Thurman had been fighting more than Shawn Porter.
Going to this contest, Keith Thurman had last fought 11 months and 14 days ago, while Shawn Porter's last outing had been 1 year and 5 days ago.
Thurman's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.5 rounds on average.
Porter's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.3 rounds on average.
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