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


Posted at Jul 21 2019 02:48 PM | Updated as of Jul 21 2019 04:05 PM

According to CompuBox numbers, Keith Thurman hit his target with greater efficiency than Pacquiao. Joe Camporeale, USA Today Sports/Reuters

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.

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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