- Manny Pacquiao soundly defeated Keith Thurman in their fight yesterday
- A video of Thurman’s father approaching Manny after the match went viral
- The video shows the humility of both Manny and his opponent’s father
Manny Pacquiao showed once again that he is not only an awesome fighter but also an incredible human being.
KAMI learned that a video of Pacquiao’s encounter with the father of his defeated opponent Keith Thurman has surfaced online.
In a video by the YouTube channel Villainfy Media, Thurman’s dad can be seen approaching Pacquiao after the fight.
He then can be heard congratulating the Filipino legend for the great fight and expressing his gratitude that both his son and Pacquiao were safe after the fight was over.
As for Pacquiao, he responded to Keith’s dad by calling him “dad” and praising his son’s boxing skills.
Netizens were touched by what they saw in the video:
“Hats off to Thurman's Dad!!! respect!! Classy”
“Manny is a class act, we will never see another PACQUIAO in our lifetime.”
“Pacman called thurmans father a ‘Dad’.. wow thats what you call solid respect right there”
“That was a nice gesture of thurman's father. I like that.”
KAMI previously reported about Pacquiao knocking down Thurman in the first round of their match.
Manny Pacquiao married Jinkee on May 10, 2000. They have five kids – Emmanuel Jr. (Jimuel), Michael Stephen, Mary Divine Grace (Princess), Queen Elizabeth (Queenie) and Israel.
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