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Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman

Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman

Date: 20th July 2019

Venue: MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas

Title: WBA Super World Welterweight Title

Promoter: TGB Promotions & MP Promotions

Tv: Fox Pay-per-view

Manny Pacquiao
( 61 - 7 - 2 )
Weight: 145½ lbs

Keith Thurman
( 29 - 0 - 0 )
Weight: 146½ lbs

Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman faced one another on July 20th, 2019 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The event was promoted by TBG Promotions and MP Promotions, and it aired on Fox Pay-per-view. Pacquiao, the WBA regular world welterweight titleholder, faced off against Thurman, the WBA Super World Welterweight champion.

The fight got off to an explosive start as Pacquiao scored a knockdown in the first round, sending Thurman to the canvas. Thurman managed to get back up and continue fighting, but the early lead gave Pacquiao an advantage. The Filipino fighter dominated the early rounds with his speed and precision, while Thurman struggled to keep up with his opponent.

Despite Pacquiao's early dominance, Thurman managed to come back and win some of the later rounds with his power punches. He landed several hard shots on Pacquiao, causing some concern for the veteran fighter's fans. However, Pacquiao's experience and skill allowed him to weather the storm and continue fighting with determination.

In the end, the judges awarded the victory to Pacquiao with a split decision. The scores were 113-114, 115-112, and 115-112, with two judges giving the fight to Pacquiao and one to Thurman. The result was controversial, and many fans and analysts felt that Thurman had done enough to win the fight. Nevertheless, Pacquiao was declared the winner, and he became the oldest welterweight champion in history at the age of 40.

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