Keith Thurman (27-0, 22 KOs) defeats Danny Garcia (33-0, 19 KOs) to win the 147-pound unified welterweight titles. Thurman proves he is the best welterweight in the world. The bout took place at the Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York on March 4, 2017. The fight was presented by Premier Boxing Champions (PBC). Here you can watch Danny Garcia vs Keith Thurman highlights video.
Two judges scored it 116-112 and 115-113 for Thurman while the third judge scored 115-113 for Garcia. Thurman made the fourth defense of his WBA welterweight title and also won Garcia’s WBC belt in the highest-attended boxing event in Barclays Center history.
Undefeated world champions Keith Thurman last fought against Shawn Porter in a Fight of the Year candidate where Thurman won by unanimous decision. This fight announced after Garcia 7th round knockout victory over Samuel Vargas on PBC in his home State of Philadelphia.
Garcia vs Thurman TV Coverage Details
Premier Boxing Champions presents Garcia and Thurman clash in a 147-pound title unification bout. The fight will broadcast live on CBS and Showtime in the United States while BoxNation is the broadcast of this boxing fight in the UK. The live of the event will start with preliminary fights at around 07:00 p.m ET. The main event Danny Garcia vs Keith Thurman will start after 11:15 p.m ET.
The undercard fights which are scheduled to take place are Andrzej Fonfara vs Chad Dawson (10 rounder light-heavyweight) and Erickson Lubin vs. Jorge Cota (WBC welterweight title eliminator).
Danny Garcia vs Keith Thurman Fight Details
|Fight Date||Saturday, 04 March 2017|
|Time||Fight Night coverage starts with preliminary fights at around 07:00 p.m ET|
|Andrzej Fonfara vs Chad Dawson (10 rounder light-heavyweight)||starts at around 09:00 p.m ET on CBS. UK coverage starts with this undercard fight at 02:00 am|
Erickson Lubin vs. Jorge Cota (WBC welterweight title eliminator)
|10:00 p.m ET|
Danny Garcia vs Keith Thurman (Main-Event)
|Main-event won’t start anytime before 11:15 p.m ET|
Danny Garcia vs Keith Thurman Highlights Video
Boxing fans are excited about this big fight and the bout will be the second prime-time boxing match televised by CBS in nearly 40 years. The USA viewers can watch Danny Garcia vs Keith Thurman live stream online on CBSSports.com.