Pacquiao vs Thurman, which featured Manny Pacquiao facing off against Keith Thurman at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas was one of the biggest matches of both these men’s careers. While Pacquiao handed Thurman his first defeat, he is not even going to give him the pleasure of having a rematch! Let us take a closer look at this rivalry and see what’s next for the two.
Keith Thurman now saying that the fight with Pacquiao should have ended in a draw and that there should be a rematch.
Yup, to this very minute, Thurman has yet to shake off the effects of the solid punches Pacquiao landed on him. He is still badly dazed.
— ed tolentino (@edtolentino) August 7, 2019
Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman II Won’t Happen
Fans of the two were expecting that Pacquiao vs Thurman II is going to be the Pac Man’s final match, but it is unlikely to happen. It now appears that Manny Pacquiao has absolutely denied Keith Thurman this opportunity and has given him a big ol’ NO.
Given the fact that this was a clear decision in favor of Pacquiao and that there was no controversial finish involved, Pacquiao’s decision to abort Pacquiao vs Thurman II is also justified. It would have made sense had it been a draw or a dirty finish between the two. Nevertheless, it is clear now that Pacquiao vs Thurman II is just not going to happen.
A possible rematch 4 Keith"One Time"Thurman vs. @MannyPacquiao, Hey @KeithThurmanJr, U're not living up to ur name"One Time"means One Time Only… No more rematch. Wud u give Manny the same if you had won d match.probably not,u could have probably crucified him thru ur trashtalk.
— Rey Santillan (@spitz732000) July 28, 2019
What’s Next for Pacquiao?
Pacquiao wants to face off against Floyd ‘the money’ Mayweather for one last time. However, that too seems rather unlikely. Contenders are lining up for the Pac Man and it appears that Amir Khan might be the next name that Pacquiao decides to face. Stay tuned with us for more updates on the match.