Pacquiao vs Thurman has been the talk of the town for the boxing community. As the 20th of July draws closer, both the camps are confident that they are going to win the match. While many have tried to bring in Pacquiao’s age into this, calling him rather old compared to his 30-year-old opponent, the Pac Man recently showed off his ‘frighteningly fast’ hands in a recently released training video!
This goes on to prove that Manny Pacquiao is prepared and that age hasn’t slowed him down. Let us take a closer look:
Pacquiao vs Thurman is Basically Experience vs Youth
The match between Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman, simply put, is a contest between an aging yet experienced veteran of the sport vs a younger, faster boxer who is yet to taste defeat. The undefeated Thurman looks forward to extending his streak while the veteran Pacquiao is looking forward to solidifying his legacy in the annals of boxing lore.
Pacquiao vs Thurman will be an interesting watch, particularly because of this dynamic. If we go by the recently released video, Manny Pacquiao does indeed look sharper and faster than what many considered him to be at his age!
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
Will Manny Pacquiao Defeat Keith Thurman?
Going purely by the boxing odds, Keith Thurman is currently the favourite to win this match.
“He’s fighting for my belt…it’s as if the world has forgot.”
— FOX Sports: PBC (@PBConFOX) July 3, 2019
However, odds can change at any time! Thurman is so confident that he has even placed a $10,000 bet on himself claiming to beat Pacquiao in the second round. It will be interesting to see which way Pacquiao vs Thurman swings. Stay tuned with us for more details.