Keith Thurman Has His Goals Set On Becoming Undisputed

Posted on 01/13/2022

By: Hans Themistode

Time merely hasn’t been on the aspect of Keith Thurman.

At one level, the previous unified welterweight champion loved the views from the highest of the 147 pound mountain. Following back-to-back victories over each Shawn Porter and Danny Garcia in 2016 and 2017, the Clearwater Florida, native reigned supreme because the division’s solely unified titlist. Since these career-defining victories, nevertheless, Thurman’s profession has slowly however certainly handed him by.

Thurman’s win over Garcia got here with a devastating value as he was compelled to spend roughly two years on the sidelines nursing numerous accidents. In his return to motion, Thurman picked up a hard-fought victory over Josesito Lopez earlier than dropping a cut up determination to Manny Pacquiao in July of 2019.

With the previous hard-hitting star returning to the sidelines instantly after, as a consequence of a mix of accidents and a optimistic COVID-19 check end result, Thurman is about to re-enter the ring on February fifth, in opposition to Mario Barrios.

Though Thurman has been largely inactive for the higher a part of 5 years, with the sunshine on the finish of his boxing tunnel quickly approaching, he’s hoping to place an finish to that.

“At this level, we actually simply should be lively to the top,” stated Thurman throughout an interview with Battle Hub TV. “We missed lots of time and we acknowledged that.”

Over the previous few years, Thurman has sat again and watched because the welterweight division has quickly modified types. Now not is Garcia a viable menace to the higher echelon of the division and each Porter and Pacquiao have lengthy since retired.

Whereas the street again to gold seems to be an arduous one for the previous titlist, he seems undaunted by what lies forward. Extra importantly, regardless of falling down the welterweight ladder, Thurman is absolutely satisfied that his final purpose, is only some wins away.

“We’re nonetheless in an excellent place,” continued Thurman. “My complete purpose is to get a title again, reunify and turn out to be undisputed. I need to make it occur, sufficient time has passed by. All we’ve to do is brush off the mud, current ourselves to the world of boxing once more after which get all people excited of what Keith Thurman has to supply on the subject of difficult Errol Spence, Terence Crawford, and Ugas.”

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