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.