PACQUIAO VS. THURMAN FACTS AND FIGURES PART II
By Maloney L. Samaco
Sun, 21 Jul 2019
Manny Pacquiao is the only fighter to win twelve major boxing world titles in eight different weight divisions.
Pacquiao achieved the outstanding feat when he defeated Antonio Margarito via a unanimous decision to win the WBC super welterweight title on November 13, 2010 at the Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas, USA.
Nine of his world championships came from the "Big Four" sanctioning bodies (WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO) and three were from the authoritative The Ring.
He also won the illustrious and eminent lineal championship in five different weights, namely flyweight, featherweight, super featherweight, light welterweight, and welterweight divisions.
Here are the titles won by Pacquiao with the opponents he defeated and the results:
WBC Flyweight, Chatchai Sasakul KO 8/12
Lineal Flyweight, IBF Junior Featherweight, Lehlohonolo Ledwaba TKO 6/12
The Ring Featherweight, Marco Antonio BarreraTKO 11/12
Lineal Featherweight, WBC Super Featherweight, Juan Manuel M?rquez SD 12/12
The Ring Junior Lightweight, Lineal Super Featherweight, WBC Lightweight, David D?az TKO 9/12
The Ring Junior Welterweight, Ricky Hatton KO 2/12
Lineal Light Welterweight, WBO Welterweight, Miguel ?ngel Cotton TKO 12/12
WBC Super Welterweight, Antonio Margarito UD 12/12
WBO Welterweight, Timothy Bradley UD 12/12
Lineal Welterweight, Timothy Bradley UD 12/12
WBO Welterweight, Jessie Vargas UD 12/12
WBA Welterweight, Lucas Matthysse TKO 7/12
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Keith Thurman's nine opponents were knocked out in the first round, three were stopped in the second round, four in the third round, two in the fourth, one in the sixth, one in the seventh, one in the ninth, and one in the tenth.
Five of his fights resulted in unanimous decisions, one majority decision, one split decision and one no contest.
Thurman's last three fights resulted in unanimous decision over Shawn Porter in June 25, 2016, split decision over Danny Garcia in March 4, 2017, and majority decision over Josesito Lopez in January 26, 2019.
He was inactive for 22 months because of his hand and elbow injuries.
Other opponents who survived and lost by unanimous decision to Thurman were Robert Guerrero, Leonard Bundu, Jan Zaveck, and Edvan Dos Santos Barros.
The no contest was declared when he fought Francisco Garcia due to an accidental clash of heads in the first round.
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