Jul 20 2019
Saturday

MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States

12 rounds contest
@ Welterweight
61-7-2
SD 12

Score cards

  • 115-112
  • 115-112
  • 113-114
SD 12
29-0-0

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" / 170 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDTKOUDUDUD
Form
MDSDUDRTDUD
61
Wins
29
39
By KO
22
64
KO%
76
7
Loses
0
2
Draws
0
1995
Debut
2007

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman report

Who won Thurman vs Pacquiao?

Manny Pacquiao beat Keith Thurman by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 20th July 2019 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 115-112, 115-112, 113-114 in favor of winner Manny Pacquiao.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

This contest was for the WBA welterweight championship of the world.

Also, on the undercard Caleb Plant was victorious over Mike Lee for the IBF World Super Middleweight championship, Luis Nery beat Juan Carlos Payano, Yordenis Ugas defeated Omar Figueroa Jr, Sergey Lipinets was victorious over Jayar Inson and Efe Ajagba beat Ali Eren Demirezen.

Thurman vs Pacquiao stats

Manny Pacquiao stepped into the ring with a record of 61 wins, 7 loses and 2 draws, 39 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Keith Thurman made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 29 wins and 0 draws, with 22 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Thurman had advantage in power over Pacquiao, with a 76% knock out percentage over Pacquiao's 64%.

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

Thurman had a height advantage of 2 inches over Pacquiao. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Manny Pacquiao fought out of the southpaw stance, while Keith Thurman was an orthodox fighter.

Pacquiao was 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 had fought 338 more professional rounds, 498 to Thurman's 160.

Thurman vs Pacquiao form

Pacquiao had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against 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.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against Jessie Vargas on 5th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had beat Timothy Bradley Jr on 9th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

He had lost to Floyd Mayweather Jr on 2nd May 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight, WBA Super World Welterweight, WBO World Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Thurman had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Josesito Lopez on 26th January 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against Shawn Porter on 25th June 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had defeated Luis Collazo on 11th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at USF Sundome, Tampa.

Hehad beat Robert Guerrero on 7th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Manny Pacquiao had been fighting more than Keith Thurman.

Going to this contest, Manny Pacquiao had last fought 3 years, 2 months and 12 days ago, while Keith Thurman's last outing had been 2 years, 8 months and 1 day ago.

Pacquiao's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.

Thurman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.

What time did Thurman vs Pacquiao start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Thurman vs Pacquiao?

Thurman vs Pacquiao was broadcast on FOX Sports PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by ITV Box Office.

What were the odds on Thurman vs Pacquiao?

Manny Pacquiao was a 13/20 (-153) favourite going into the contest, while Keith Thurman made his way into the ring at 5/4 (+125) with oddsmakers.

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