CLEARWATER, FL – Keith Thurman, the current unified WBA and WBC Welterweight World Champion, was a guest of the Philadelphia Phillies prior to their Tampa Bay Rays game in Clearwater, FL yesterday. (Photos from Douglas De Felice/Prime 360 Photography).
Thurman spoke to the team prior to the game about his philosophy in boxing, and shared his personal success story of learning how to box in the Clearwater Parks and Recreation program to now being the unified welterweight champion. The Phillies beat the Rays, 6-3.
Thurman was invited to speak to the team by Phillies Manager Gabe Kapler, who heard Thurman speak at the Clearwater for Youth awards banquet where Keith received the “Champion for Youth” award...Read More