Keith Thurman built his “One Time” reputation by piling up knockouts on his way to winning a world title. But to beat Danny Garcia and pronounce himself as the true king of the 147-pound division, he had to rely on his full array of skills for 12 rounds.
When Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia clash in a matchup of 147-pound world champions, the unbeaten 28-year-old titleholders will do so with lineal connections to legends Sugar Ray Leonard and Thomas Hearns while competing in just the 10th title unification in division history.
This week in PBC Jabs, host Jordan Hardy recounts an explosive night of fights, highlighted by Deontay Wilder’s TKO of Gerald Washington, and checks in with Keith Thurman before his 147-pound world title unification showdown with Danny Garcia.
Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia have known for some time that they would meet in a 147-pound title unification bout on March 4. Now they know the location and time of the fight—and fans now know where to tune in.
It was a fight that was as competitive as it was engaging, a championship bout in which both participants put it all on the line until the final bell sounded. In the end, there would be only one winner in the world title fight between Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter, but there certainly was no loser.
In the final episode of PBC Jabs for 2016, host Jordan Hardy unveils the fans’ selections for Rising Star of the Year, Knockout of the Year, Fight of the Year and Fighter of the Year.
You didn’t think we’d forgotten about this fight, did you?