On March 4, 2017, Keith "One Time" Thurman becomes a 147-pound unified champion with a split decision victory over Danny "Swift" Garcia.
Two-division world champion Danny Garcia returned to the ring with a bang—knocking out Brandon Rios in a 147-pound title eliminator.
Another exciting month of boxing is in the books! Follow along as we break down our top 5 PBC Greatest Hits from March 2017.
Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia collided in a battle of styles to unify Welterweight world titles in Brooklyn.
The build-up for one of 2017's most anticipated fights began in 2016. November 12, to be exact. On that night, in Philadelphia, Danny "Swift" Garcia defeated Samuel Vargas in a #PBConSpike main event. With fellow 147-pound champion Keith Thurman commentating on the fight ringside, he was brought into the ring to formally announce a unification bout after Garcia's stoppage victory. And from there, natural fireworks were set off between the two. Now, four months later and just days before their massive welterweight clash, Garcia and Thurman look back on that classic confrontation.
We look back on the Danny Garcia vs Robert Guerrero title fight on January 23, 2016.
PBC's first marquee fight of 2016 really got rolling halfway through Round 6, when Danny Garcia showed his vast skills—and Robert Guerrero showed his toughness.
Danny "Swift" Garcia wins decisively with a TKO against Samuel Vargas.