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Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman: Are the Odds Supporting Pacquiao Now?

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    Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman Boxing

    Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman is the hottest buzz around the boxing community. After today’s epic bout between Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz, the excitement around the Pacquiao vs Thurman match has peaked.

    Given that these are two of the most experienced names in the sport, it is going to blow the roof off the arena!

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    Interestingly, while it appeared that Thurman was the odds-on favorite in the initial phases, it now seems that the momentum is swaying in favour of the Pacman! Let us take a closer look:

    Manny Pacquiao to Hand Thurman His First Loss?

    Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman is all set to be a battle between Pacquiao’s experience and Thurman’s youth. The ten-year age difference gives a major edge to Thurman. This is why several boxing¬†pundits had supported his win. However, with time, it seems that the Pacman’s support base is on the rise too, and he has found several backers as well.

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    Former WBO Welterweight Champion Chris Algieri has now backed Pacquiao, claiming that he has got what it takes to hand the undefeated Keith Thurman his first loss!

    Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman: Will The Pacman Retire if he Loses?

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    Thurman, during his trash talk, said that he is going to ‘retire’ Pacquiao. Interestingly, considering that the 40-year-old has taken enough beating already and that he is now an active politician, him continuing after this is indeed quite doubtful! Unless he gets that dream rematch with Floyd Mayweather, it looks like Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman will indeed be the Pacman’s final match in case of a loss.

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