Thurman vs Pacquiao

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  • Pacquiao vs Thurman
  • 61-7-2 29-0-0
  • SD 12 SD 12
  • Score Cards 115-112, 115-112, 113-114
  • Saturday 20th July 2019
  • MGM Grand, Las Vegas, USA
  • WBA Super World Welterweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Welterweight
  • Tape
  • 40 age 30
  • 5' 5" / 166cm height 5' 7" / 171cm
  • 66.9" / 170cm reach 68.9" / 175cm
  • Southpaw (l) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • UD TKO UD UD UD < form MD SD UD RTD UD <
  • 61 wins 29
  • 39 by ko 22
  • 64% Ko% 76%
  • 7 Losses 0
  • 2 draws 0
  • 1995 Debut 2007
  • tape rankings @ Welterweight
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Thurman vs Pacquiao Info

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 took place over 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.

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 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 41 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, who’s first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 326 more professional rounds, 486 to Thurman's 160.

Thurman vs Pacquiao form

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

In his last fight leading up to this contest, 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, United States.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

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

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

Thurman had won 3 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Robert Guerrero on 7th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Leonard Bundu on 13th December 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Julio Diaz on 26th April 2014 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Interim World Welterweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

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Pacquiao's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 9 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.

Thurman's last 3 fights had come over a period of 10 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 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.

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