according to Thurman wins welterweight unification bout in split decision Keith Thurman defeats Danny Garcia in the 10th world title unification bout in welterweight history.
Keith Thurman, right, banked enough points in the early rounds to edge Danny Garcia by split decision.
Thurman boxed to win, and I think Danny came on late, but for the first nine rounds, Danny didn’t do enough.”
We knew Danny could hit, and he’s a great fighter, and there was lot of great back-and-forth, but Keith was the better man tonight.”
“I don’t think people expected that if Keith won he would do it by outboxing Danny Garcia,” said Lou DiBella, who promoted the card.
As it stated in TV By The Numbers have released the weekend’s TV ratings below in the States on network television during the time period that the world welterweight fight on Saturday between Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia was on.
Lets keep the momentum going as a sport, worldwide.
It makes for positive reading for the sport of boxing:As you can see, the Premier Boxing Champions telecast smashed what the NBA basketball league did on Saturday night.
The new network TV model for boxing seems to be working in the US however.
183 SHARES Share TweetBoxing TV ratings have been on a slow but steady increase again in the United States, in keeping with the seemingly growing popularity in the sport once again worldwide (particularly in the UK).
Thurman ran the whole night says Angel Garcia
As it stated in By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Angel Garcia says Keith “One Time” Thurman ran the entire night in beating WBC welterweight champion Danny Garcia last Saturday night in their fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
“The WBC was disgusted to give him the belt, because he didn’t win,” said Angel Garcia to Fighthub.com about Thurman.
When asked what Garcia should have done to to beat Thurman, Angel said, “Danny knock him the [expletive] out.
Angel did not give Garcia the right advice during the crucial rounds of the fight, which was in the first 6 rounds.
In the second half of the bout, Garcia started to back Thurman up with his forward pressure.
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