Manny Pacquiao is among the most popular and legendary names when it comes to the world of boxing. The Pacquiao vs Thurman match is one which a lot of people are looking forward to. Given that two of the biggest names in boxing are going head to head, this is going to be an encounter to watch out for!
Interestingly, there’s another reason as to why this match between the two is important: this might just be Pacquiao’s swansong: his final match. Let us take a closer look at this and see if a loss indeed means retirement for the Filipino legend.
Pacquiao vs Thurman: Who is the Current Favourite?
Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman is a match where Pacquiao is walking in as the underdog! This is rarely the case these days. Even when he faced Floyd Mayweather, he was still an equal!
However, the younger and more agile Thurman is a clear favourite in the Pacquiao vs Thurman fight as the odds favour him to win over the 40-year-old Pacquiao. To put things in perspective, Thurman is a decade younger than Pacquiao.
Does Loss Equal Retirement for Pacquiao?
Given that Pacquiao is no longer a full-time boxer and also a member of the Senate, it is quite likely that in case of a loss, Thurman, who will extend his record to 30 wins with 0 losses, will be the one who retires Manny Pacquiao after the Pacquiao vs Thurman bout!