Keith Thurman

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Keith Thurman
Statistics
Real name Keith Thurman
Nickname(s) One Time
Rated at Light Middleweight
Welterweight
Height 5 ft 7.5 in (1.71 m)
Reach 69 in (175 cm)
Nationality United States American
Born (1988-11-23) November 23, 1988 (age 25)
Clearwater, Florida, U.S.
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 24
Wins 23
Wins by KO 21
Losses 0
Draws 0
No contests 1

Keith Thurman (born November 23, 1988 in Clearwater, Florida) is a professional boxer and is considered one of the best prospects in the Welterweight division.[1]

Amateur career[edit]

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.[2] 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.[3] [4]

Pro career[edit]

On July 23, 2010 Thurman beat the undefeated Stalinn Lopez, the fight was on TeleFutura.[5] On November 26, 2012 Keith brutally Knocked out Carlos Quintana in the 4th round.

Professional record[edit]

23 Wins (21 knockouts, 2 decisions), 0 Losses, 0 Draws, 1 No Contest[6]
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
N/A N/A Mexico Roberto Garcia N/A - (12) N/A N/A Defending Interim WBA Welterweight title.
Win 23–0 Mexico Julio Díaz RTD 3 (12) 2014-04-26 United States Stubhub Center, Carson, California USA Retained Interim WBA Welterweight title.
Win 22–0 Mexico Jesús Soto Karass TKO 9 (12), 2:21 2013-12-14 United States AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas Retained Interim WBA Welterweight title.
Win 21–0 Argentina Diego Gabriel Cháves KO 10 (12), 0:28 2013-07-27 United States AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas Won Interim WBA Welterweight title.
Win 20–0 Slovenia Dejan Zavec UD 12 2013-03-09 United States Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
Win 19–0 Puerto Rico Carlos Quintana TKO 4 (10), 2:19 2012-11-24 United States Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario, California Won WBO NABO Light Middleweight title.
Win 18–0 Mexico Orlando Lora TKO 6 (10), 1:37 2012-07-21 United States U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio
Win 17–0 United States Brandon Hoskins TKO 3 (8), 0:25 2012-05-05 United States MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
Win 16–0 United States Christopher Fernandez TKO 1 (8), 2:50 2012-02-25 United States Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Missouri
Win 15–0 United States Favio Medina TKO 4 (8), 2:34 2010-11-27 United States MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
Win 14–0 United States Quandray Robertson KO 3 (6), 2:40 2010-09-18 United States Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Win 13–0 Cuba Stalinn Lopez KO 2 (6), 1:17 2010-07-23 United States Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, California
Win 12–0 Peru Leonardo Rojas TKO 2 (8), 2:07 2009-11-28 Canada Pepsi Coliseum, Quebec, Quebec
Win 11–0 Brazil Edvan Dos Santos Barros UD 8 2009-11-06 United States Hyatt Regency, Tampa, Florida
Win 10–0 United States Travis Hartman TKO 2 (6), 1:00 2009-08-14 United States Desert Diamond Casino, Tucson, Arizona
Win 9–0 United States Marteze Logan TKO 3 (6), 0:46 2009-06-26 United States Desert Diamond Casino, Tucson, Arizona
NC Mexico Francisco Garcia ND 1 (6), 2:15 2009-04-04 United States Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas
Win 8–0 United States Marcus Luck TKO 1 (6), 1:53 2008-11-07 United States A La Carte Event Pavilion, Tampa, Florida
Win 7–0 Jamaica Omar Bell KO 1 (6), 2:01 2008-08-15 United States A La Carte Event Pavilion, Tampa, Florida
Win 6–0 United States Jason Jordan KO 1 (6), 2:34 2008-06-27 United States A La Carte Event Pavilion, Tampa, Florida
Win 5–0 United States Jessie Davis KO 1 (4), 2:49 2008-05-09 United States A La Carte Event Pavilion, Tampa, Florida
Win 4–0 Puerto Rico Carlos Pena TKO 1 (4), 1:31 2008-04-05 United States Hilton Bayfront, St. Petersburg, Florida
Win 3–0 United States Brandon Buchanon KO 1 (4), 1:08 2008-03-14 United States A La Carte Event Pavilion, Tampa, Florida
Win 2–0 United States Tramiane Boone KO 1 (4), 0:22 2008-01-18 United States A La Carte Event Pavilion, Tampa, Florida
Win 1–0 Panama Kensky Rodney TKO 1 (4), 2:03 2007-11-09 United States A La Carte Event Pavilion, Tampa, Florida

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prospect Watch: Interview with Keith Thurman". Doghouseboxing.com. 2008-09-03. Retrieved 2013-02-07. 
  2. ^ "Dan Birmingham Now Training Keith Thurman". Boxinginsider.com. 2011-01-12. Retrieved 2013-02-07. 
  3. ^ "Featured Prospect: Keith Thurman Jr". Boxinginsider.com. 2009-03-09. Retrieved 2013-02-07. 
  4. ^ amateur-boxing.strefa.pl
  5. ^ Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours. "Voices in ear and heart exhort Clearwater boxer Keith Thurman to continue climb - Tampa Bay Times". Tampabay.com. Retrieved 2013-02-07. 
  6. ^ "Keith Thurman Professional boxing record". BoxRec.com. 

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Preceded by
Diego Gabriel Cháves
WBA Welterweight Champion
Interim Title

July 27, 2013 – present
Incumbent