Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman Latest Update: Pacquaio Reportedly Becoming The Odds-On Favorite
One of the hottest buzz in the boxing community today after the epic fight between Andy Ruiz vs. Anthony Joshua is that of Manny Pacquaio vs. Keith Thurman. The excitement about the much-awaited fight has peaked. During it seems that Thurman was the odds-on favorite in the first phases, it now appears that Pacquaio is getting the momentum.
Experience vs. Youth
The Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman fight is a battle between Thurman's youth and Pacquaio's decades of experience. The 10-year age difference could be a major advantage to Thurman and one of the main reasons why most boxing experts backed his win. But, over time, it appears that the Pacman support base is increasing also with the Pacman gaining several more backers.
Recently, Chris Algieri, former WBO Welterweight Champion is now supporting the people's Champ. He said that The Pacman has what it takes to give the unbeaten Keith Thurman his first-ever loss. In one of his previous tweets, the Pound for Pound King teased Thurman saying that the undefeated boxer is going to give him his belt.
Pacquiao To Retire Should He Lose His Fight
In one of his many trash talks, Keith Thurman said that he will be the boxer to send The Pacman to his retirement. Manny Pacquaio has been in the ring for several decades knocking down several legends in the boxing history including Oscar Dela Hoya. With his current achievement as one of the respected elected Senators in the Philippines, it's doubtful that the 40-year-old Fighting Champ is going for more fights after the Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman fight.
pic.twitter.com/T0T5bi6IE0 — Manny Pacquiao (@MannyPacquiao) June 1, 2019
Manny Pacquaio has received enough beating on the ring for years of boxing. Unless he gets the much-requested rematch against Floyd Mayweather, which is also highly unlikely to happen soon, it seems that after the Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman fight, The Pacman might hang his boxing gloves for good.
Putting in that work! #8WeeksOut #WeReady #OneTime pic.twitter.com/N2XRJhLs5z — Keith Thurman Jr. (@keithfthurmanjr) May 28, 2019
Latest Pacquaio-Thurman Update
On his official Twitter account, The Pacman shared a short video clip of his training at the Elorde Gym. He also shared his reaction on the recently concluded fight between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz, which he called one of the greatest upsets in the boxing history. Keith Thurman also shared a brief video clip of his training on his official Twitter account. He captioned the video that he is ready. The Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman is scheduled on July 20, 2019. It will be available on Fox pay per view.