Who Won Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman: Results, Purse, Stats, and Full Fight

Published 08/19/2021, 8:40 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 20: Manny Pacquiao celebrates his split-decision victory over Keith Thurman in their WBA welterweight title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 20, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)


Manny Pacquiao, in his prolonged boxing stint, has taken countless noteworthy bouts. All of his fights have accrued extensive attention from fans and fighters. But his slick 12-round war with Keith Thurman still ranks as one of the best in his career. But when did the Pacquiao vs Thurman fight go down? On what date did this cosmic boxing war take place?

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The high-voltage war between this duo took place on July 20, 2019. This fight, ever since its announcement, thrilled the fans. Hence, everyone was eager to see this fight. Moreover, Pacquiao was a favorite in this collision, and he had the backing of millions of fans.

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Both these men entered a fierce war against each other. The results of the Pacquiao vs Thurman fight certainly went in the way fans wanted. The Filipino Senator won this fight by a split decision and added another gratifying win to his name.

The scorecard of Pacquiao vs Thurman fight went ‘Pacman’s way, wherein the judges scored 115-112, 113-114, and 115-112. Later, the punch stats of this bout arrived.

Despite the results, both fighters earned substantial amounts of money. But how much did the two make? The Pacquiao vs Thurman fight did exuberantly well on fans’ expectations, and the purse of this fight is clear proof of the same.

As per ESPN, Pacquiao banked over $10 million and Thurman made over $2.5 million.

Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman – Will it happen?

Pacquiao (42) is on the final strides of his boxing run. He has hung around the sport for almost three decades and has enjoyed an exemplary career until now.

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Thurman, too, is a renowned name in the welterweight division. And he’s only looking to battle out some top-notch contenders to solidify his resume.

LAS VEGAS, NV – MARCH 07: Keith Thurman is seen with a welt after a punch by Robert Guerrero during a Premier Boxing Champions bout in the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 7, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Also, as he fared well in his fight against ‘Pacman’, he deserves every shot at the boxing icon again. However, a fight between these two doesn’t really seem possible at the moment because none of their teams have gotten in touch with each other over a rematch.

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But anything can happen in the future and the fans might get to see these two fight again.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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