Thurman Vs Pacquiao

Thurman Vs Pacquiao: Even at 40 years old, Manny Pacquiao continues to be a relevant force in the boxing world. He holds the WBA Welterweight Championship and will compete for another title on Saturday night. All that stands in his way of the WBA “Super” welterweight belt is undefeated champion Keith Thurman.

Keith Thurman vs Manny Pacquiao Live

Thurman represents an impressive challenge for Pacquiao. He’s 10 years younger and holds an impressive 29-0-1 record with 22 wins by knockout. Thurman is a powerful fighter, and if Pacquiao hopes to add to his title collection, he’ll have to rely on technical skill and avoid a slugfest.

For Pacquiao, this fight is about his love of boxing and about proving he is still one of the top fighters in the sport.

“I continue because boxing is my passion,” he said, per George Willis of the New York Post. “God has given me good health, speed and power. I want to keep boxing.”

For Thurman, the fight is a way to establish his own legend.

“This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to destroy a legend and create my own legacy,” Thurman said, per Willis.

Who will come out on top? What kind of fight will this be? Read on for some predictions for Saturday night’s main event along with everything you need to know about fight night.

Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KOs) vs. Thurman (29-0, 22 KO)

Where: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas

When: Saturday, July 30, at 9 p.m. ET

National TV: Fox Sports pay-per-view

Odds (from OddsChecker): Pacquiao -148



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Thurman vs Pacquiao

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Keith Thurman vs Manny Pacquiao Live

LAS VEGAS — Living legend and boxing’s only eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao will look to turn back the clock once again when the 40-year-old steps into the ring with the powerful and unbeaten Keith “One Time” Thurman for Thurman’s WBA (Super) welterweight title under the bright lights of the MGM Grand Garden Arena on pay per view.

Pacquiao’s career has seen a spectacular resurrection after back-to-back impressive outings against Lucas Matthysse and Adrien Broner. The Filipino senator will have his third fight in just over a year, and easily his most challenging test since Floyd Mayweather, when he steps into the ring with Keith Thurman and looks to climb back into the esteemed pound for pound rankings.

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Across from him will be Keith Thurman (29-0, 22 KOs 1 No Contest), the former unified welterweight champion who will look to end Pacquiao’s career and turn back what has become a remarkable comeback story. For Thurman, turning back the challenge of Manny Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KOs) would be the biggest victory of his career and one that would catapult his name back into the pound for pound conversation and, perhaps more importantly, the mainstream.

Both fighters will enter the ring with a ton of questions hovering above. Can Pacquiao really be one of the best in the world at the age of 40? How will Thurman look after being hurt badly by journeyman Josesito Lopez in his last outing, which was Thurman’s first after a nearly two-year layoff? Who wants it more?

We will soon find out.

Also, in the FOX PBC Fight Night main event, Caleb Plant will put his IBF super-middleweight title on the line against Mike Lee in a showdown that has developed some serious bad blood. Plant (18-0, 10 KOs) claimed the title with a brilliant performance against Jose Uzcategui earlier this year. Lee (21-0, 11 KOs) is a face that you may have seen in a Subway commercial but the 32-year-old from Illinois looks to prove that he’s not just another opponent and snare the title away from Plant.

Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman: Live updates, results

Sporting News will have live coverage of Pacquiao-Thurman and a full stacked undercard beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET.

Pacquiao vs. Thurman fight card

FOX PPV Main Card

  • Welterweights: Manny Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KOs) vs. (c) Keith Thurman (29-0, 22 KOs 1 No Contest)
  • Welterweights: Yordenis Ugás (23-4, 11 KOs) vs Omar Figueroa Jr. (28-0-1, 19 KOs)
  • Welterweights: Sergey Lipinets (15-1, 11 KOs) vs. Jayar Inson (18-2, 12 KOs)
  • Bantamweights: Luis Nery (29-0, 23 KOs) vs. Juan Carlos Payano (21-2, 9 KOs)

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FOX PBC Fight Night Card

  • Super Middleweights; (c) Caleb Plant (18-0, 10 KOs) vs. Mike Lee (21-0, 11 KOs)
  • Heavyweights: Efe Ajagba (10-0, 9 KOs) vs. Ali Eren Demirezen (11-0, 10 KOs)
  • Welterweights: Emmanuel Medina (16-0, 9 KOs) vs. Peter Dobson (10-0, 6 KOs)
  • Welterweights: Abel Ramos (24-3-2, 18 KOs) vs. Jimmy Williams (16-2-1, 5 KOs)
  • Flyweights: Genisis Libranza (18-1, 10 KOs) vs. Carlos Maldonado (11-3, 7 KOs)
  • Featherweights: John Leo Dato (11-0-1, 7 KOs) vs. Juan Antonio Lopez (13-6, 5 KOs)

Pacquiao-Thurman Betting Odds

(As of Saturday, July 20)

  • Manny Pacquiao: -150 (5Dimes)
  • Keith Thurman: +140 (5Dimes)

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