Keith Thurman Wins WBC Welterweight Belt by a Whisker

  • In a close fought match between two unbeaten champions, Keith Thurman defeated Danny Garcia in a split decision at WBA/WBC Welterweight unification Championship at Barclays Center in New York’s Brooklyn. Scorecards of the three judges in favour of Keith Thurman are 116-112, 115-113, and 113-115. This is the first time since 2015 (when Floyd Mayweather won WBA, WBC and WBO belts), a boxer held multiple titles. It is the first bout Danny Garcia lost in 34 fights.