Manny Paciotto: John Locher / AP
Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao triumphed over American Keith Thurman and became a world super champion by the world Boxing Association (WBA) in the weight category up 66,68 kg. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
40-year-old Pacquiao won the judges ‘ decision in the 12-round confrontation. For Thurman was the first defeat in his career. He was a belt holder of WBA super champion in 2017.
In January 2018, Pacquiao defeated American Adrien of Broner, defended the regular title of world champion under version WBA. In July 2018 he won the belt, defeating Argentine Lucas Matthysse knockout.
A victory over Thurman became the 62nd in the career of Pacquiao. The Filipino lost only seven times and held two of the draw. Pacquiao is the only one who managed to become world champion in eight weight categories.
Video, photo All from Russia.