Manny Pacquiao vs Thurman Boxing

Manny Pacquiao is all set to face Keith Thurman in July. Expectations are high from Pacquiao vs Thurman and promoters believe they can generate as many as 1 Million PPV buys! While it seems too wild a dream for a few, some believe it is quite attainable.

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Let us take a closer look at this rivalry and see if the match between these two megastars will indeed be able to generate such high numbers.

Pacquiao vs Thurman: A Look at the Rivalry

Manny Pacquiao is a legend of the sport while Keith Thurman is among the hottest rising forces in the world of boxing. The undefeated Thurman will now box with the legendary Pacquiao, who has faced many big names in boxing, including Floyd ‘The Money’ Mayweather.




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The core idea behind this match is the story of Pacquiao being the older, experienced figthter vs the younger, undefeated Keith Thurman who has won all the 29 matches in his career so far. The age difference between Pacquiao vs Thurman is that of 10 years, which gives the younger Thurman a significant advantage against his older rival.

Will This Match Be Able to Break The Record Numbers

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While both these men have significant followers, it is unlikely that it would be able to attain the 1 Million PPV buys mark as it requires perhaps an even bigger starpower, which is only possible in the case of matches such as Pacquiao vs Mayweather or McGregor vs Mayweather!