Pacquiao vs Thurman is expected to be one of the most exciting bouts in the boxing world in a long, long time. Not since Pacquiao vs Mayweather have we seen such an interesting fight – and the likes of this might just not happen for another long time. Interestingly, Pacquiao, who is usually calm and composed during his fights, seems to be rather upset and angry on Keith Thurman.
Thurman has been making some nasty comments on Pacquiao, pertaining to his age and fitness – as well as his in-ring abilities. The Pac Man has not taken well to those comments and remarked that he will send Thurman a message but in the ring!
Manny Pacquiao is the only boxer to win world titles in EIGHT divisions…
40 years old & still training like he's in his 20s 👊 pic.twitter.com/phOdcAqIGT
— Boxing on BT Sport 🥊 (@BTSportBoxing) July 3, 2019
Pacquiao vs Thurman: Rivalry Gets Personal
Given that Thurman is 10 years younger than Pacquiao, he keeps pointing out that the Pac Man is too old to fight. He even placed a bet worth $10,000 on himself that he will knock out Manny in just two rounds! He even added that the Filipino legend is ‘overweight’ and ‘fights like an old man’.
Manny, in response, has said that he will show it to Thurman in the ring and he will teach him a lesson on ‘how a 40 year old boxes like’. The battle between the two is basically a contest of experience vs youth and agility.
— Mark Ortega (@MarkEOrtega) June 30, 2019
Who Will Win The Bout on 20th July?
On the 20th of July, the Pacquiao vs Thurman boxing match is all set to take place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Both these men have fought here before and going purely by the boxing winning odds, one can expect Thurman to defeat Pacquiao here at Pacquiao vs Thurman.