The 40-year-old boxer, Manny Pacquiao, claimed the WBA welterweight championship belt when he defeated Keith Thurman by split decision at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night.
Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman hit the scales and squared off at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, making their July 20 fight for the WBA welterweight title official. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
At the final press conference leading up to their July 20 bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Keith Thurman and Manny Pacquiao talked about their upcoming welterweight title bout and squared off in a staredown. Thurman says he intends to knock out the Philippine senator. The 40-year-old Pacquiao talked about the shape he’s in ahead of the fight. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Keith Thurman says he will be the one to retire eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao when they trade leather at the MGM Grand Arena on July 20 for the WBA world welterweight title.
Welterweight boxer Danny Garcia will go toe-to-toe with Brandon Rios on Feb. 17 in the main event at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. It’ll be the first time Garcia steps into the ring since suffering his first career loss to Keith Thurman almost one year ago.
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