News | Mar 05 2017

Boxing results: Keith Thurman unifies WBC and WBA titles against Danny Garcia

Keith Thurman overcomes rival Danny Garcia in Brooklyn
Keith Thurman vs Danny Garcia
Keith Thurman  |  Amanda Westcott/Showtime

KEITH THURMAN defeated Danny Garcia on Saturday (March 4) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn to unify the WBC and WBA welterweight titles.

Thurman, a dangerous puncher and the bigger man of the two, took charge in the first half of the fight. In the seventh round Garcia fired off a brace of hooks. He opened up with those punches but Thurman replied with a massive right cross.

Keith maintained the quality of his work, looking sharp and dangerous. They traded big shots at the end of the ninth round, a salvo from Thurman struck Danny but Garcia hit back with a single hard right.