Thurman defeats Garcia in WBA/WBC welterweight title unification

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Thurman defeats Garcia in WBA/WBC welterweight title unification

In a huge big WBA/WBC welterweight unification clash between unbeaten world champions, WBA kingpin Keith “One Time” Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) won a twelve round split decision over WBC boss Danny “Swift” Garcia (33-1, 19 KOs) on Saturday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Thurman rocked Garcia several times in round one. Thurman might have edged round two with activity late. Thurman cracked Garcia with big shots in round three. Garcia took them well. Garcia started coming on in round six. Thurman kept his distance the last two rounds. Scores were 116-112, 115-113 Thuman, 115-113 Garcia.

Photos Sumio Yamada


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