LIVE UPDATES: Manny Pacquiao-Keith Thurman

ABS-CBN Sports on Jul 21, 2019 12:01 PM
LIVE UPDATES: Pacquiao-Thurman
Manny Pacquiao, reacts after knocking down Keith Thurman in the first round during a welterweight title fight Saturday, July 20, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Eight-division boxing world champion and reigning WBA (Regular) Welterweight World Champion Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao of the Philippines looks to add another world title to his collection as he challenge undefeated American Keith "One Time" Thurman for the WBA (Super) Welterweight World Championship! 

Pacquiao and Thurman go head to head at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, July 20th (Sunday, July 21st, Manila time). 

Keep it here for the latest updates:

FIGHT NIGHT (Saturday, July 20th)

POST-FIGHT PRESS CONFERENCE

Keith Thurman admitted the first round knockdown affected his performance.

 

PACQUIAO WINS VIA SPLIT DECISION!

Manny Pacquiao outpoints Keith Thurman to win the WBA super welterweight title at the age of 40 years old.

 

FIGHT GOES THE DISTANCE!

 

THURMAN RECOVERS AS FIGHT HEADS TO THE TWELFTH ROUND!

THURMAN HURT IN ROUND TEN BUT SURVIVES!

CLOSE ROUND EIGHT FOR PACQUIAO AND THURMAN!

 

AGGRESSIVE ROUND SEVEN FOR THURMAN!

 

THURMAN'S NOSE IS BLEEDING AFTER ROUND FIVE!

 

PACQUIAO HURTS THURMAN WITH BODY SHOTS IN ROUND FOUR

 

PACQUIAO KNOCKS DOWN THURMAN IN ROUND ONE!

MAIN EVENT TIME! 

Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman have both entered the ring! 

[READ: Inson gets knocked out, Libranza, Dato victorious in Pacquiao-Thurman undercard]

 

Davao's Jayar Inson could not keep the Filipino momentum going as he absorbed a second-round TKO loss to Sergey Lipinets in their WBO Intercontinental Welterweight Championship. 

 

Manny Pacquiao has arrived, and joining his entourage is Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray

 

Davao's Genisis 'Cobra' Libranza makes it 2-for-2 for the Philippines so far with a fourth-round TKO over American Carlos Maldonado. Libranza improves to 19-1 with 11 wins coming by KO or TKO. 

 

California-based Filipino John Leo "The Lion" Dato kicks things off with a fantastic fifth-round KO over Juan Antonio Lopez. Dato improves to 12-0-1 in his career, with 8 wins coming by KO or TKO. 

OFFICIAL WEIGH-INS (Friday, July 19th)

Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thuman both successfully make weight for their WBA (Super) Welterweight World Championship fight! 

Both Pacquiao and Thurman come in at 146.5-lbs. 

Three other Filipinos will be on the card and all made weight for their respective contests. 

Davao's Jayar Inson has moved up in the card after being slotted in as a replacement for John Molina. Inson now faces former IBF world champion Sergey Lipinets of Kazakhstan for the WBO Intercontinental Welterweight Championship. Inson and Lipinets both come in at the 147-pound limit. 

Agusan del Sur's Genisis Libranza will face American Carlos Maldonado in a flyweight bout. Both Libranza and Maldonado came in at  113-pounds. 

The first Filipino on the card will be California-based La Union native John Leo Dato, who meets American Juan Antonio Lopez. Dato and Lopez came in at 127.5-pounds for their featherweight contest. 

 

OFFICIALS FOR PACQUIAO-THURMAN ANNOUNCED

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has announced the judges and the third man in the ring for this weekend's Pacquiao-Thurman title bout. 

 

LEGENDS OF BOXING ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION (Thursday, July 18th)

[READ: Pacquiao or Thurman? Boxing legends and analysts give their take on the upcoming welterweight clash]

Past and present boxing stars sit down and discuss the upcoming WBA (Super) Welterweight World Championship bout between challenger Manny Pacquiao and champion Keith Thurman.

On the panel are former Pacquiao foes in four-division world champion Erik "El Terrible" Morales and three-division world champion Marco Antonio Barrera, as well as former Pacquiao sparring partner and reigning WBC Welterweight World Champion "Showtime" Shawn Porter who lost to Keith Thurman via decision back in 2016, and former light middleweight world champion Winky Wright, who now serves as a mentor to Keith Thurman. 

 

OFFICIAL PACQUIAO vs. THURMAN PRESS CONFERENCE (Wednesday, July 17th)

The final pre-fight press conference took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Wednesday evening. 

[READ: Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman face off in final pre-fight press conference]

 

Don't miss the action! Catch Manny Pacquiao challenge Keith Thurman for the WBA (Super) Welterweight World Championship LIVE on SKY PPV this coming Sunday, July 21st! Follow the blow-by-blow coverage on DZMM Radyo Patrol 630 starting at 11:00 AM! 

For more information, log on to https://www.mysky.com.ph/pacman

The fight will also be available in the Middle East on via TFC PPV

ABS-CBN channel 2's free TV telecast will begin at 10 am. Replay will be at 3:00 PM on ABS-CBN S+A channel 23. 

The entire bout will be available on iWant beginning Monday, July 22. 

 

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