Summer 2021
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest
@ Welterweight
62-7-2
29-1-0

Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Welterweight Championship

The tape

42
Age
32
5' 5" / 166 cm
Height
5' 7" / 171 cm
66.9"
Reach
68.9"
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

SD 12UD 12TKO 7UD 12UD 12
Form
SD 12MD 12SD 12UD 12TKO 7
62
Wins
29
39
By KO
22
63
KO%
76
7
Losses
1
3
Stopped
0
2
Draws
0
1995
Debut
2007
486
Pro rounds
160

Current rankings @ Welterweight

3
The Ring
4
-
WBA
12
-
WBC
3
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman preview

When is Pacquiao vs Thurman II?

Manny Pacquiao could square off against Keith Thurman in Summer 2021 in the United States.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

Pacquiao vs Thurman II stats

Manny Pacquiao would step into the ring with a record of 62 wins, 7 loses and 2 draws, 39 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Keith Thurman would make his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 22 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Thurman would have advantage in power over Pacquiao, with a 76% knock out percentage over Pacquiao's 63%.

Manny Pacquiao is the older man by 10 years, at 42 years old.

Thurman has a height advantage of 2 inches over Pacquiao. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Manny Pacquiao fights out of the southpaw stance, while Keith Thurman is an orthodox fighter.

Pacquiao is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 41 more fights, and made his debut in 1995, 12 years and 9 months earlier than Thurman, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 326 more professional rounds, 486 to Thurman's 160.

Manny Pacquiao goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the RING in the 147lb division.

Keith Thurman is currently ranked number 12 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC and 4 by the RING in the 147lb division.

Pacquiao vs Thurman II form

Pacquiao has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he won against Keith Thurman on 20th July 2019 by split decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Adrien Broner on 19th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Lucas Martin Matthysse on 15th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Before that, he had been beaten by Jeff Horn on 2nd July 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia.

He had defeated Jessie Vargas on 5th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, United States.

Thurman has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he lost to Manny Pacquiao on 20th July 2019 by split decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Josesito Lopez on 26th January 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Danny Garcia on 4th March 2017 by split decision in their WBC World Welterweight and WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had beat Shawn Porter on 25th June 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

He had won against Luis Collazo on 11th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at USF Sundome, Tampa.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Manny Pacquiao has been fighting more than Keith Thurman.

Manny Pacquiao last fought 1 year, 6 months and 6 days ago, while Keith Thurman's last outing was 1 year, 6 months and 6 days ago.

Pacquiao's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11 rounds on average.

Thurman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11 rounds on average.

Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman news

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