Summer 2021
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest
@ Welterweight
26-4-0
29-1-0

Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Welterweight

The tape

35
Age
32
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 7" / 171 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

SD 12TKO 7UD 12SD 12UD 12
Form
SD 12MD 12SD 12UD 12TKO 7
26
Wins
29
12
By KO
22
46
KO%
76
4
Losses
1
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2007
196
Pro rounds
160

Current rankings @ Welterweight

6
The Ring
4
-
WBA
13
-
WBC
4
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Yordenis Ugas vs Keith Thurman preview

When is Ugas vs Thurman?

Yordenis Ugas could fight Keith Thurman in Summer 2021 in the United States.

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

Ugas vs Thurman stats

Yordenis Ugas would step into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

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

The stats suggest Thurman would have a large advantage in power over Ugas, boosting at 76% knock out percentage over Ugas' 46%.

Yordenis Ugas is the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.

Ugas has a height advantage of 2 inches over Thurman. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.

Both Yordenis Ugas & Keith Thurman fight out of an orthodox stance.

Ugas' experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Thurman's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 year and 8 months later than Thurman, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 36 more professional rounds, 196 to Thurman's 160.

Yordenis Ugas goes into the fight ranked number 6 by the RING at welterweight.

Keith Thurman is currently ranked number 13 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC and 4 by the RING in the 147lb division.

Ugas vs Thurman form

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

In his last fight, he won against Abel Ramos on 6th September 2020 by split decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Mike Dallas Jr on 1st February 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Mississippi.

Going into that contest, he had beat Omar Figueroa Jr on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Shawn Porter on 9th March 2019 by split decision in their WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

He had defeated Cesar Miguel Barrionuevo on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.

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 won against 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 defeated 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.

Hehad won against Luis Collazo on 11th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at USF Sundome, Tampa.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Yordenis Ugas has been fighting more than Keith Thurman.

Yordenis Ugas last fought 10 months and 30 days ago, while Keith Thurman's last outing was 2 years and 16 days ago.

Ugas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11 rounds on average.

Thurman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Ugas vs Thurman?

Keith Thurman is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Yordenis Ugas if you fancy the incredible upset.

Yordenis Ugas vs Keith Thurman news

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