Part IV: Showtime Sports® Presents “All Access Daily: Thurman Vs. Garcia”

SHOWTIME Sports presents “ALL ACCESS DAILY: Thurman vs. Garcia,” a four-part digital series delivering daily coverage of fight week leading up to the March 4 welterweight unification between undefeated world champions Danny Garcia and Keith Thurman. ALL ACCESS DAILY, an online exclusive installment inspired by the three-time Sports Emmy® Award-winning series “ALL ACCESS”, is the first real-time offering of the immersive documentary program.

Part One of the four-part series is available now. New installments of ALL ACCESS DAILY will be available each day by 10 a.m. ET through Saturday, March 4 on SHO.com, the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel (@shosports) and the SHOWTIME Sports Facebook page.

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Viewers will join Garcia and Thurman as they embark for New York from their respective hometowns of Philadelphia and St. Petersburg, Fla., for what is expected to be the biggest boxing event in Barclays Center history. From the moment they hit the Big Apple to the first meal following Friday’s weigh-in, ALL ACCESS DAILY will peel back the curtain of fight week as the undefeated 147-pound champs prepare to unify boxing’s glamour division.

The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS, presented by Premier Boxing Champions, broadcast will air live on CBS from 9-11 p.m. ET/6-8 p.m. PT from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™. The broadcast is presented by Premier Boxing Champions and produced by SHOWTIME Sports® for CBS Television, both divisions of the CBS Corporation.

Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by DiBella Entertainment, start at $50 (not including applicable fees) and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting www.ticketmaster.com, www.barclayscenter.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Tickets are also available at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center. Group discounts are available by calling 844-BKLYN-GP.

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WBC STATISTICS

WBC-WBA Welterweight World Championship

March 4, 2017 / Barclays Center / Brooklyn, New York

This will be the 1,957th fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 54-year history.

 

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DiBELLA ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS:

DANNY “Swift” GARCIA (United States)

WBC Welterweight World Champion, 1st title defense

Former WBC Super Lightweight World Champion, 5 title defenses

World championship fights: 7-0, 2 KOs

Age: 28 / Date of birth: March 20, 1988

Residence, birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Record: 33-0, 19 KOs / Total rounds: 206

Height: 5’8.5” – 174cm / Reach: 68.5” – 174cm / Stance: Right-handed

Manager: Al Haymon / Trainer: Angel Garcia

KEITH “One Time” THURMAN (United States)

WBA Welterweight World Champion, 3 title defenses

World championship fights: 3-0, 1 KO

Age: 28 / Date of birth: November 23, 1988

Residence, birthplace: Clearwater, Florida

Record: 27-0, 1 NC, 22 KOs / Total rounds: 124

Height: 5’7.5″ – 171cm / Reach: 69″ – 175cm / Stance: Right-handed

Manager: Al Haymon / Trainer: Dan Birmingham

WBC WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS

  1. Luis Manuel Rodriguez (Cuba) 1963
  2. Emile Griffith (Virg. Island) 1963 – 1966
  3. Curtis Cokes (US) 1966 – 1969
  4. Jose Napoles (Mexico) 1969 – 1970
  5. Billy Backus (US) 1970 – 1971
  6. Jose Napoles (Mexico) * 1971 – 1975
  7. John Stracey (GB) 1975 – 1976
  8. Carlos Palomino (Mexico) 1976 – 1979
  9. Wilfredo Benitez (P. Rico) 1979
  10. Ray Leonard (US) 1979 – 1980
  11. Roberto Duran (Panama) 1980
  12. Ray Leonard (US) * 1980 – 1983
  13. Milton McCrory (US) 1983 – 1985
  14. Donald Curry (US) 1985 – 1986
  15. Lloyd Honeyghan (Jamaica) 1986 – 1987
  16. Jorge Vaca (Mexico) 1987 – 1988
  17. Lloyd Honeyghan (Jamaica) * 1988 – 1989
  18. Marlon Starling (US) 1989 – 1990
  19. Maurice Blocker (US) 1990 – 1991
  20. Simon Brown (Jamaica) 1991
  21. James McGirt (US) 1991 – 1993
  22. Pernell Whitaker (US) 1993 – 1997
  23. Oscar de la Hoya (US) 1997 – 1999
  24. Felix Trinidad (P. Rico) 1999
  25. Oscar de la Hoya (US) * 2000
  26. Shane Mosley (US) 2000 – 2002
  27. Vernon Forrest (US) 2002 – 2003
  28. Ricardo Mayorga (Nicaragua) 2003
  29. Cory Spinks (US) 2003 – 2005
  30. Zab Judah (US) 2005 – 2006
  31. Carlos Baldomir (Argentina) 2006
  32. Floyd Mayweather Jr. (US) 2006 – 2007
  33. Shane Mosley (US) Interim * 2007
  34. Andre Berto (US) 2008 – 2011
  35. Victor Ortiz (US) 2011
  36. Robert Guerrero (US) Interim 2012 – 2013
  37. Floyd Mayweather Jr. (US) * 2011 – 2015
  38. Danny Garcia (US) 2016 –

* Regained

WBC TOP 10 WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONS

  1. Sugar Ray Leonard (US)
  2. Oscar de la Hoya (Mexico/US)
  3. Floyd Mayweather Jr. (US)
  4. Jose Napoles (Mexico/Cuba)
  5. Roberto Duran (Panama)
  6. Emile Griffith (Virgin Is.)
  7. Pernell Whitaker (US)
  8. Shane Mosley (US)
  9. Carlos Palomino (Mex)
  10. John Stracey (GB)

 

GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE WELTERWEIGHT DIVISION IN THE HISTORY OF THE WBC

32 world champions have been recognized by the WBC, of whom only six have regained the title: Jose Napoles (Cuba-Mex), Ray Leonard (US), Lloyd Honeyghan (Jamaica-GB), Oscar de la Hoya (US-Mex), Shane Mosley (US), Floyd Mayweather Jr. (US).

130 WBC welterweight world title bouts have been held in the history of the WBC.

100 WBC welterweight world title bouts have taken place in the United States.

 

MEMORABLE FIGHTS

Jan. 23, 2016    Danny Garcia W12 Robert Guerrero – Los Angeles

May 2, 2015      Floyd Mayweather Jr. W12 Manny Pacquiao – Las Vegas

May 3, 2014      Floyd Mayweather Jr. W12 Marcos Maidana – Las Vegas

Jan. 26, 2002    Vernon Forrest W12 Shane Mosley – New York

June 17, 2000   Shane Mosley W12 Oscar de la Hoya – Los Angeles

Feb. 13, 1999    Oscar de la Hoya W12 Ike Quartey – Las Vegas

Oct. 1, 1994      Pernell Whitaker W12 James McGirt – Norfolk

Sep. 10, 1993    Pernell Whitaker D12 Julio Cesar Chavez – San Antonio

Sep. 18, 1989    Felix Trinidad W12 Oscar de la Hoya – Las Vegas

Feb. 4, 1989      Marlon Starling TKO9 Lloyd Honeyghan – Las Vegas

Sep. 27, 1986    Lloyd Honeyghan TKO6 Donald Curry – Atlantic City

Dec. 6, 1985     Donald Curry KO2 Milton McCrory – Las Vegas

Sep. 16, 1981    Sugar Ray Leonard TKO14 Thomas Hearns – Las Vegas

June 20, 1980   Roberto Duran W15 Sugar Ray Leonard – Montréal

June 22, 1976   Carlos Palomino TKO12 John Stracey – London

Dec. 6, 1976     John Stracey TKO6 José Napoles – Mexico City

Apr. 18, 1969    José Napoles TKO13 Curtis Cokes – Inglewood

Nov. 28, 1966    Curtis Cokes W15 Jean Josselin – Dallas

Dec. 8, 1962     Emile Griffith TKO9 Jorge José Fernandez – Las Vegas

 

WBC Statistics by Luis Medina.

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