- Keith Thurman graciously accepted his defeat against Manny Pacquiao
- He said nothing but praises for the senator and would love to have a rematch
- Pacquiao broke his undefeated winning streaks during their boxing match at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday
Keith Thurman seemed to have accepted his defeat during the PacThurman fight. In an interview after the fight, Thurman praised Senator Manny Pacquiao.
Thurman also said Pacman is a truly great legendary champion. He also said he would love a rematch with Pacquiao.
“You gave blessings and lessons, and tonight is a blessing and a lesson, Thank you, Manny Pacquiao” the American boxer said.
Thurman earned negative reactions from some boxing fans for trash talking against Manny before the fight.
However, his reaction and statement after the fight earned respect and admiration especially from Pinoy boxing enthusiasts.
As for Senator Pacquiao, he admitted that he felt dizzy after the fight with Thurman.
"Nahilo din ako,” Pacquiao revealed.
The People's Champ also explained that Thurman's words prior to their fight is just part of his style to promote their boxing match.
“He was just promoting the fight, he’s not an easy opponent. He’s a good boxer, he’s strong,” admitted Manny.
Keith Fitzgerald Thurman Jr. is an American professional boxer. He is a former unified welterweight world champion, having held the WBA title From 2015 to 2019, and previously the WBC title from 2017 to 2018.
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