This time Danny Z and Michael "Shep" Shepherd talked to cutman and homicide detective Mike Rodriguez about working Manny Pacquiao's corner for the Keith Thurman fight, reviewed Lopez vs Nakatani, Whyte vs Rivas and many others, previewed Jose Carlos Ramirez vs Maurice Hooker, Tevin Farmer vs Guillaume Frenois, Gervonta Davis vs Ricardo Nunez, Yuriorkis Gamboa vs Roman Martinez and others.
Manny Pacquiao (62-7-2, 39 KOs) scored a split decision win over Keith Thurman (29-1, 22 KOs) in the main event of the evening in Las Vegas. After twelve rounds the judges scored it 115-112 in favor of the Filipino and 114-113 to the American. 30-year-old Thurman went on the floor in the first round after a short right hook to the jaw. WBA welterweight title was at stake in this fight.
In the main event of the boxing evening in Las Vegas Manny Pacquiao (62-7-2, 39 KOs) scored a twelve round split decision win over Keith Thurman (29-1, 22 KOs) and took away his WBA welterweight title.
Manny Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KOs) and Keith Thurman (29-0, 22 KOs) officially passed the procedure of weigh-in on the eve of their fight on July 20 at the MGM Grand arena in Las Vegas, showing the same weight on the scales of 146.5 pounds. WBA welterweight title will be at stake in this fight. For Thurman this will be the second appearance in the ring after a two year layoff caused by problems with health.
Former world light welterweight champion Amir Khan (34-5, 21 KOs) said that he had signed a contract for a fight with Manny Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KOs). The bout is scheduled for November 8 in Saudi Arabia.