Pacquiao makes case for Fight of the Year, Fighter of the Year

Features Philippines Jul 26, 2019 at 2:36 pm

Manny Pacquiao v Keith ThurmanBy Roy Luarca

Stalling aging once again, the 40-year-old Manny Pacquiao continues to grow his legend with a convincing beating of Keith Thurman

LOS ANGELES, USA–The Manny Pacquiao legend knows no bounds.

Already a sure Hall of Famer, Pacquiao climbed further in the ladder of boxing greats with a convincing beating of the previously untouchable Keith Thurman on Saturday, July 20 (Sunday, July 21, Philippine time).

Stalling aging once again, the 40-year-old Pacquiao wrested the World Boxing Association welterweight crown from Thurman behind a first-round knockdown and a tenth-round beatdown to become a strong contender for an unprecedented fourth Fighter of the Year award.

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