Pacquiao vs Thurman, where Manny Pacquiao squares off against Keith Thurman is all set to be one of the most thrilling encounters of the Pac Man’s long and illustrious career. So far, there were talks of a loss making it his final match as he may retire – but a new detail has now emerged which raises the stakes as Pacquiao might even be risking an injury to his brain!
Let us take a closer look at this and examine how much of a risk is Pacquiao really at.
Pacquiao vs Thurman: Manny Pacquiao Risking ‘Brain Damage’?
A recent statement from boxing promoter Bob Arum states that after a certain age all fighters must consider the possibility of stepping down. This is because when they are younger their head can absorb the blows with significant ease but as they grow older the cranium begins to thin.
He wishes Pacquiao the best for Pacquiao vs Thurman, but he also cautions that a severe blow to his head might even result in brain damage for the Filipino legend.
Who Will Win the Match Between Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman?
As of this writing, there is no clear and concise winner in this match. Odds continue to shift from one to the other but it appears that Keith Thurman might end up getting his hand raised at the end of the night because he has the advantage of age and agility.
Nevertheless, one must never ignore the experience that Manny Pacquiao brings into the fight. It will be interesting to see who finally wins the Pacquiao vs Thurman bout.