Fight stats show Thurman, despite loss, landed more punches than Pacquiao

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Keith Thurman landed more punches than Manny Pacquiao, 210-195, and was more efficient at hitting him in their world-title fight in Las Vegas on Sunday (Manila time), fight stats provided by CompuBox showed.

Thurman landed 210 punches, most of a Pac opponent in 43 fights that CompuBox has charted. He threw 117 fewer punches but had higher pct. (36.8 to 28.4). But he was 18 for 128 in jabs to Manny’s 82 for 346

In all, Thurman landed 210 out of 571 punches for 36.8% efficiency, while Pacquiao connected on 195 out 686 punches (28.4%).

“I knew it was too close,” Thurman said. 

“He got the knockdown, so he had momentum in Round 1. I wish I had a little bit more output to go toe-to-toe. I felt like he was getting a little bit tired, but he did have experience in the ring. 

“My conditioning and my output was just behind Manny Pacquiao’s. I would love the rematch.”

Pacquiao received a pair of 115-112 scores, while he lost 114-113 to one judge.

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