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Keith Thurman Net Worth

Keith Thurman is an American professional boxer. He is considered one of the hardest punchers in the welterweight division. As of 2019, Keith Thurman net worth is estimated to be $8.5 million.

Early Life

Thurman was born on November 23, 1988, in Clearwater, Florida. He started boxing at a very young age. His first amateur fight was in 1997 when he was only 9 years of age. He was trained by the Benjamin Getty who worked with boxer Sugar Ray Leonard.

He finished his amateur career with 101 victories out of which 76 came in KO’s. He has also won 6 National Championships including the 2006 PAL National Championship.

Professional Career

 

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Thurman turned pro in 2007 when he was only 18 years of age. His debut match was against Kensky Rodney in a scheduled 4 round fight. He won the fight via 1st round KO. He then went on to win series of boxing matches against boxers like Omar Bell, Francisco Garcia, Edvan Dos Santos Barros, and Stalinn Lopez.

On November 26, 2012, he knocked 36-year-old Carlos Quintana in the 4th round to win the WBO NABO super welterweight title. Next year, he was moved down to welterweight division. His first match in welterweight division was against Jan Zaveck. He won via unanimous decision to get WBO Inter-Continental welterweight title.

On July 27, 2013, Thurman challenged Diego Gabriel Chaves for the Interim WBA welterweight champion. He won the title by knocking Chaves in the 10th round. He then retained his WBA interim welterweight title against Jesus Soto Karass, Julio Diaz, Leonard Bundu, Robert Guerrero, Luis Collazo, Shawn Porter, and Dany Garcia.

So far the boxer from Florida has competed in total 30 professional fights. He has won 29 matches in the process out of which 22 came by Knock Out. His one match ended in No contest. Thurman will now face Manny Pacquio on July 20, 2019.

Personal life

 

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Regarding his personal life, he was born to African-American father and European-American mother of Polish and Hungarian descent.

He is married to Priyana Thapa. She is from Nepalese native and got married in 2017. Thurman and Priyana first met in Japan in 2016.

Keith Thurman Net Worth: $8.5 million

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