Thurman vs Pacquiao 2019

Manny Pacquiao is among the biggest names in the world of boxing. As he gears up for Pacquiao vs Thurman on the 20th of July, there are questions looming over his future in the sport of boxing. The veteran of the sport is now 40 years old and fans are wondering how much more gas is left in the tank for the Pacman!

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Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman
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Let us take a closer look at the match between Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman and see if a loss means retirement for the legendary boxer.

Pacquiao vs Thurman: Will the Pacman Retire if he Loses?

Manny Pacquiao is boxing in his 40s now – and many have been wondering if he will be retiring any time soon. However, if the Pacman loses in this match against Keith Thurman, there’s a good chance that he will retire after this.

Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman
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As a part of his trash talk, Thurman said that he will box Pacquiao into retirement. Thurman, for the record, is ten years younger compared to Manny Pacquiao – and is also unbeaten in all the matches he has taken part in. (Except one match that ended as no contest).

Can Pacquiao vs Mayweather be the Ideal Retirement Match

Pacquiao vs Mayweather
Image: Sporting News

Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao II is a rematch that the boxing community is desperate about – but the boxers might just not be into it. Mayweather, who is now retired, has allegedly given Pacquiao the challenge to beat Thurman, only after which he can get a chance to box him. This will be the ideal retirement match for both the boxing legends!