Fight Night: Sat, Jul 11, 2015 - USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida

Thurman was rocked by a body shot in Round 5 but remained unbeaten when Collazo's corner stopped the fight after Round 7.
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Thurman vs Collazo, Harrison vs Nelson highlights: July 11, 2015

Thurman vs Collazo Round by Round Fight Summary. Rounds are displayed numerically as columns. Each row will display one of the following: W for win, L for loss, KO for knockout, or TKO for technical knock out. An empty column means that data is not available.
Fighter Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Thurman No data available No data available No data available No data available
Collazo No data available No data available No data available No data available

Highlights

  • —With Thurman in control early in the fight, Collazo landed a hard left to Thurman’s ribs in Round 5 that nearly resulted in a knockdown.

  • —In Round 6, Thurman opened a cut above Collazo’s right eye that bled profusely.

  • —After Round 7, Collazo’s corner threw in the towel due to his injury.

Keith Thurman powered his way to a bloody TKO victory at Tampa’s USF Sun Dome in his first homecoming fight in more than five years.

Thurman dictated the pace early as Collazo measured his opponent, throwing few punches. But in Round 3, Collazo began to come forward in an attempt to jump-start his offense.

While he got some crisp blows in, he took more punishment than he was able to dish out, eating more punches than he landed.

Keith Thurman and Luis Collazo

Keith Thurman powered his way to a TKO victory. (Lucas Noonan / Premier Boxing Champions)

Collazo continued to press the action in Round 4, getting Thurman on the ropes, only to get hammered by lighting-quick combos from Thurman.

But in Round 5, Collazo swung the momentum in his direction when he landed a vicious left hand to Thurman’s ribs that buckled Thurman’s knees and almost resulted in a knockdown.

From there, Collazo fired wildly at Thurman, who clinched at one point to weather Collazo’s charge, which he managed to do.

In the next round, Thurman opened a cut above Collazo’s right eye that bled profusely.

After Round 7, Collazo’s corner threw in the towel due to the vision-impairing injury.

Thurman was up on all three judges’ scorecards at the time of the stoppage (69-64, 68-65, 69-64).

Keith Thurman

Referee Telis Assimenios declares Keith Thurman the victor. (Lucas Noonan / Premier Boxing Champions)

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