- Filipino boxer and senator Manny Pacquiao defeated American fighter Keith Thurman in Las Vegas, Nevada
- He won the WBA World Welterweight Title at 40 years old and handed Thurman his first pro loss
- After being announced as the winner, Manny gets a sweet hug from her two daughters on his way to his locker room
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Manny Pacquiao is now considered the oldest welterweight champion in boxing history. He ended Keith Thurman's undefeated streak in classic title with a win via split decision as earlier reported.
“I would love a rematch. You gave blessing and lessons tonight, thank you Manny Pacquiao," Thurman said.
After being announced as the winner, Manny headed back to his locker room where he was greeted with warm hugs from his daughters Mary Divine Grace and Queen Elizabeth with his wife Jinky Pacquiao.
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Manny Pacquiao is a boxer turned politician who has made a name for himself in the Philippines and worldwide for winning several world-titles in boxing. Born as Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao to Mommy Dionisia Pacquiao, he had a tough childhood where money was not a luxury. He dedicated his time and effort learning the ropes of boxing and slowly inched his way up to becoming the #4 in BoxRec's raking of the finest pound for pound boxers of all time. He is married to Jinkee Pacquiao and they currently have five children. At present, he is also a senator of the Philippines.
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