Most fighters don't get to end their careers on their own terms. But at 40, Manny Pacquiao has a chance to leave boxing on top after downing Keith Thurman. Says Freddie Roach: “There’s nothing left to prove.’
This weekend Manny Pacquiao will look to recapture championship gold against WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman. Pacquiao joined SI Now to discuss the upcoming bout, explaining why Thurman isn't the toughest opponent he's faced and why he isn't concerned about his strength.
Manny Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie Roach, still laments that Pacquiao was injured in his first fight with Floyd Mayweather and wants a rematch. Manny wishes Floyd goodwill in retirement, but says he'd be open to a rematch if Mayweather was willing to come back to boxing.
Keith Thurman will fight Manny Pacquiao in the biggest fight of his career Saturday, the culmination of years of hard work from both himself and the trainer who helped make him the fighter he is today.