Thurman vs Spence JR

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  • Thurman vs Spence Jr
  • 29-1-0 26-0-0
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • New York, USA
  • WBA Super World Welterweight Championship
  • IBF World Welterweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Welterweight
  • TKO 7UD 12SD 12MD 12SD 12 < form KO 11TKO 7KO 1UD 12SD 12 <
  • Tape
  • 31 age 30
  • 5' 7" / 171cm height 5' 10" / 177cm
  • 68.9" / 175cm reach 72" / 183cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Southpaw (l)
  • full record
  • 29 wins 26
  • 22 by ko 21
  • 76% Ko% 81%
  • 1 Losses 0
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2007 Debut 2012
  • 160 Pro rds 120
  • current rankings @ Welterweight
  • 10 WBA
  • 5 WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Thurman vs Spence JR Info

Keith Thurman could take on Errol Spence Jr in Late 2020 in New York.

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).

The contest would be for the unified welterweight championship of the world, with the WBA & IBF belts on the line.

Spence Jr will be making his 5th defence of the IBF World Welterweight Championship. He won this belt against Kell Brook in May 2017. He has held this belt for 3 years and 1 month.

He will also be defending WBC World Welterweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Shawn Porter in September 2019. He has held this title for 9 months and 13 days.

Thurman vs Spence JR stats

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

Errol Spence Jr would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 26 wins, with 21 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Spence Jr would have a slight advantage in power over Thurman, with a 81% knock out percentage over Thurman's 76%.

Keith Thurman is the older man by 1 year, at 31 years old.

Spence Jr has a height advantage of 3 inches over Thurman. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Keith Thurman fights out of the orthodox stance, while Errol Spence Jr is a southpaw.

Thurman is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 5 years earlier than Spence Jr, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 40 more professional rounds, 160 to Spence Jr's 120.

Keith Thurman goes into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBA and 5 by the WBC in the 147lb division.

Thurman vs Spence JR 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.

Spence Jr remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Shawn Porter on 28th September 2019 by split decision in their IBF World Welterweight and WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Mikey Garcia on 16th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Texas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Carlos Ocampo on 16th June 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Dallas, Texas.

Before that, he had beat Lamont Peterson on 20th January 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

He had won against Kell Brook on 27th May 2017 by knockout in the 11th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Bramall Lane, Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Errol Spence Jr has been fighting more than Keith Thurman.

Keith Thurman last fought 1 year and 3 months ago, while Errol Spence Jr's last outing was 1 year and 1 month ago.

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

Spence Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 4 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

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