|Real name||Keith Thurman Jr.|
|Rated at||Light Middleweight
|Height||5 ft 7.5 in (1.71 m)|
|Reach||69 in (175 cm)|
November 23, 1988 |
Clearwater, Florida, U.S.
|Wins by KO||21|
Keith Thurman was born November 23, 1988 in Clearwater, Florida and is of African-American and European descent. His mother, Debra Thorsen, is white and his father Keith Thurman Sr., is African-American. Thurmans's first amateur fight was in 1997. He was trained by the late Benjamin Getty who worked with Sugar Ray Leonard. Getty took Thurman under his belt as a child and helped shape him into the fighter he is today. Thurman is now coached by Dan Birmingham. Thurman finished his amateur career with 101 victories (76 KO's), he won 6 National Championships including the 2006 PAL National Championships. In 2007 he lost twice to world champion Demetrius Andrade at the Olympic Trials and won the Silver Medal.
Thurman vs. Chaves
On July 7, 2013 Keith Thurman won Interim WBA Welterweight title at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas by knocking out Diego Gabriel Chaves in the 10th round. At the time of knockout, Thurman led on all three cards: 87-83, 87-83, 86-84. On January 28, 2015 his Interim was elevated to the full WBA Welterweight championship.
|24 Wins (21 knockouts, 3 decisions), 0 Losses, 0 Draws, 1 No Contest|
|N/A||N/A||Robert Guerrero||N/A||- (12)||2015-03-07||MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada||Defending WBA Welterweight title.|
|Win||24–0 (1)||Leonard Bundu||UD||12||2014-12-13||MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada||Retained Interim WBA Welterweight title.|
|Win||23–0 (1)||Julio Díaz||RTD||3 (12), 3:00||2014-04-26||StubHub Center, Carson, California||Retained Interim WBA Welterweight title.|
|Win||22–0 (1)||Jesús Soto Karass||TKO||9 (12), 2:21||2013-12-14||AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas||Retained Interim WBA Welterweight title.|
|Win||21–0 (1)||Diego Gabriel Cháves||KO||10 (12), 0:28||2013-07-27||AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas||Won Interim WBA Welterweight title.|
|Win||20–0 (1)||Jan Zaveck||UD||12||2013-03-09||Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York||Won WBO Inter-Continental Welterweight title.|
|Win||19–0 (1)||Carlos Quintana||TKO||4 (10), 2:19||2012-11-24||Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario, California||Won WBO NABO Light Middleweight title.|
|Win||18–0 (1)||Orlando Lora||TKO||6 (10), 1:37||2012-07-21||U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio|
|Win||17–0 (1)||Brandon Hoskins||TKO||3 (8), 0:25||2012-05-05||MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Win||16–0 (1)||Christopher Fernandez||TKO||1 (8), 2:50||2012-02-25||Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Missouri|
|Win||15–0 (1)||Favio Medina||TKO||4 (8), 2:34||2010-11-27||MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Win||14–0 (1)||Quandray Robertson||KO||3 (6), 2:40||2010-09-18||Staples Center, Los Angeles, California|
|Win||13–0 (1)||Stalinn Lopez||KO||2 (6), 1:17||2010-07-23||Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, California|
|Win||12–0 (1)||Leonardo Rojas||TKO||2 (8), 2:07||2009-11-28||Pepsi Coliseum, Quebec, Quebec|
|Win||11–0 (1)||Edvan Dos Santos Barros||UD||8||2009-11-06||Hyatt Regency, Tampa, Florida|
|Win||10–0 (1)||Travis Hartman||TKO||2 (6), 1:00||2009-08-14||Desert Diamond Casino, Tucson, Arizona|
|Win||9–0 (1)||Marteze Logan||TKO||3 (6), 0:46||2009-06-26||Desert Diamond Casino, Tucson, Arizona|
|NC||8–0 (1)||Francisco Garcia||NC||1 (6)||2009-04-04||Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas|
|Win||8–0||Marcus Luck||TKO||1 (6), 1:53||2008-11-07||A La Carte Event Pavilion, Tampa, Florida|
|Win||7–0||Omar Bell||KO||1 (6), 2:01||2008-08-15||A La Carte Event Pavilion, Tampa, Florida|
|Win||6–0||Jason Jordan||KO||1 (6), 2:34||2008-06-27||A La Carte Event Pavilion, Tampa, Florida|
|Win||5–0||Jessie Davis||KO||1 (4), 2:49||2008-05-09||A La Carte Event Pavilion, Tampa, Florida|
|Win||4–0||Carlos Pena||TKO||1 (4), 1:31||2008-04-05||Hilton Bayfront, St. Petersburg, Florida|
|Win||3–0||Brandon Buchanon||KO||1 (4), 1:08||2008-03-14||A La Carte Event Pavilion, Tampa, Florida|
|Win||2–0||Tramiane Boone||KO||1 (4), 0:22||2008-01-18||A La Carte Event Pavilion, Tampa, Florida|
|Win||1–0||Kensky Rodney||TKO||1 (4), 2:03||2007-11-09||A La Carte Event Pavilion, Tampa, Florida|
- "Dan Birmingham Now Training Keith Thurman". Boxinginsider.com. 2011-01-12. Retrieved 2013-02-07.
- "Featured Prospect: Keith Thurman Jr". Boxinginsider.com. 2009-03-09. Retrieved 2013-02-07.
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Diego Gabriel Cháves
|WBA Welterweight Champion
July 27, 2013 – January 28, 2015
Title last held byMarcos Maidana
|WBA Welterweight Champion
January 28, 2015 – present