The 40-year-old world champion in eight different weight division Manny Pacquiao entered this fight with a boxing record of 61-7-2 (39 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.3 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Terence Crawford). ‘Pac Man’ was defeated by Jeff Horn in 2017 (Manny Pacquiao vs Jeff Horn) but then he has beat Lucas Matthysse (Manny Pacquiao vs Lucas Matthysse) and Adrien Broner (Manny Pacquiao vs Adrien Broner).
His opponent, the undefeated current Wba and former Wbc Ww champion Keith Thurman, has a perfect record of 29-0-0 (22 knockouts) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. In his last three fights he has won over Shawn Porter (Thurman vs Porter), Danny Garcia (via split decision, Keith Thurman vs Danny Garcia) and Josesito Lopez (Keith Thurman vs Josesito Lopez). Pacquiao vs Thurman is valid for the WBA Super World welterweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: welterweight (147 lbs, 66.7 kg)
Title: WBA Super World welterweight title
Pacquiao’s previous fight: Manny Pacquiao vs Adrien Broner
Thurman’s previous fight: Keith Thurman vs Josesito Lopez
Pacquiao vs Thurman full fight video:
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