WBA World welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) pounded out a 12 round split decision win against WBC 147 pound champion Danny “Swift” Garcia (33-1, 19 KOs) on Saturday night to become the unified champion on Showtime Championship Boxing on CBS at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Fighting in front of a large crowd of 16,500, Thurman won the fight by the scores of 116-112, 115-113, and 115-113 for Garcia.
Other boxing results on tonight’s Thurman-Garcia card:
Andrzej Fonfara TKO 10 Chad Dawson
Heather Hardy UD 8 Edina Kiss
Erickson Lubin TKO 4 Jorge Cota