Summer 2022
Potentially

New York, United States

Potential contest @ Welterweight
29-1-0
27-0-0

Belts on The Line

IBF World Welterweight
WBC World Welterweight

The tape

33
Age
32
5' 7" / 171 cm
Height
5' 10" / 177 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

SD 12MD 12SD 12UD 12TKO 7
Form
UD 12SD 12UD 12KO 1TKO 7
29
Wins
27
22
By KO
21
76
KO%
78
1
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2012
160
Pro rounds
132

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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The Ring
2
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Keith Thurman vs Errol Spence Jr preview

When is Thurman vs Spence JR?

Keith Thurman could take on Errol Spence Jr in Summer 2022 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).

Thurman vs Spence JR 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.

Errol Spence Jr would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 27 wins and 0 draws, with 21 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Spence Jr would have a slight advantage in power over Thurman, with a 78% knock out percentage over Thurman's 76%.

Keith Thurman is the older man by 1 year, at 33 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 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 5 years earlier than Spence Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 28 more professional rounds, 160 to Spence Jr's 132.

Errol Spence Jr is currently ranked number 2 by the RING 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 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Danny Garcia on 5th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight and IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States.

Previous to that, he had 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.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Mikey Garcia on 16th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington.

Before that, he had beat 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.

Hehad won against 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.

Activity check

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

Keith Thurman last fought 2 years, 6 months and 9 days ago, while Errol Spence Jr's last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 24 days ago.

Thurman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 23 days. 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 4 years and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Thurman vs Spence JR?

Errol Spence Jr is currently (+100) to win the clash outright, while you can get (+100) on Keith Thurman if you fancy the incredible upset.

Keith Thurman vs Errol Spence Jr news

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