|Celebrated Name:||Keith Thurman|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Keith Fitzgerald Thurman Jr.|
|Age:||32 years old|
|Birth Date:||23 November 1988|
|Birth Place:||Clearwater, Florida, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Priyanka Thapa|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Keith Thurman Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$12 Million|
|Last Updated:||June 2021|
Better known as ‘One Time’ for his frightening knockout punches, Keith Thurman is an American professional boxer and a former Welter Weight World Champion. He held the WBA title from 2015 to 2019 and the WBC title from 2017 to 2019. He is considered as one of the hardest punchers in Welter Weight division and ranked fourth, fifth, and seventh by The Ring Magazine, Transition Ranking Board, and BoxRec.
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Early Life & Biography
Keith Thurman was born on 23rd November 1988 in Clearwater, Florida. Thurman started his amateur boxing career in 1997 and went on winning six national championships, including PAL National Championship with 101 victories. He was defeated by the boxer Demetrius Andrade in the Olympic trials and won a silver medal.
He started his professional career at the age of 18, debuting against Kensky Rodney in a 4 round match and defeating him in the first round with KO. He went on defeating undefeated boxers like Jamaican Omar Bell and Stalin Lopez. He defeated the 36-year-old boxer, Carlos Quintana, in the 4th round, winning the WBO NABO Super Welter Weight championship. After the defeat, Carlos Quintana announced his retirement.
Keith Thurman was born to an African-American father and European-American mother of Polish and Hungarian descent. He got married to a native Nepalese woman Priyanka Thapa in 2017.
Age, Height, and Weight
(don’t change this sentence/para, only change figures) Being born on 23 November 1988, Keith Thurman is 32 years old as of today’s date 16th June 2021. His height is 1.71 m tall, and his weight is 66.5 kg.
On July 27, 2013, Keith challenged Diego Gabriel Chaves for the WBA interim welterweight championship. He defeated Chaves in the 10th round with a KO winning the championship belt. In October 2013, Keith defended his title against Jesus Soto Karass, putting him down to the floor in the ninth round and winning the match. On March 25, 2014, ESPN announced that Keith would defend his title against IBF lightweight champion Julio Diaz. He defeated Diaz and went ahead, defending his title against undefeated Italian boxer Leonard Bundu. He defeated Bundu and successfully defended his title.
On January 14, 2015, Keith faced WBA welterweight champion Robert Guerrero in a title match. He defeated Guerrero with a KO becoming the new WBA welterweight champion. On July 11, 2015, as announced by PBC, Keith faced veteran slugger Luis Collazo in his home town Clearwater. He defeated Collazo via TKO and was declared a clear winner.
After a minor car accident, Thurman defended his WBA title against Shawn Potter and successfully defended his title with minor injuries. On 25 October 2017, Keith faced WBC titleholder Danny Garcia in a much-anticipated welterweight unification match. Keith defeated Garcia and became the Unified welterweight champion.
Awards & Achievements
Keith Thurman is one of the best and most successful boxers. As an amateur boxer, he won 101 fights and six national championships, including the PAL championship in 2006. In his early days of the career, he won WBO NABO super welterweight title. In 2013 he won the WBO Inter-continental welterweight title against Jan Zaveck. He became WBA interim welterweight champion on 27 July 2013 and WBA welterweight champion on 14 January 2015. Keith became the Unified welterweight champion on 25 October 2015, defeating undefeated welterweight champion Danny Garcia.
Net Worth & Salary of Keith Thurman in 2021
As of June 2021, The estimated net worth of Keith Thurman is $12 Million. He has made his million-dollar empire from his very successful boxing career. He is a former WBA welterweight champion and Unified welterweight champion. He’s paid millions of dollars for participating in boxing matches and is paid extra money for winning the match. In May 2019, he faced Manny Pacquiao, although he lost the match but was paid $ 2.5 million.
Though nicknamed ‘one time’ for his frightening blows in the ring against his opponents, Keith is a kind-hearted person in real life. In an interview, he said that during a match, his goal is to win not to kill his opponent. On 20th July 2019, Keith wrestled in a dream match for the fans against the world’s famous and dangerous boxer Manny Pacquiao although he lost the match but won millions of hearts worldwide.