Manny Pacquiao to Fight Keith Thurman at MGM Grand Garden Arena July 20th

This week, a press conference was held in New York City to announce that boxer Manny Pacquiao will square off against undefeated Welterweight World Champion Keith Thurman. See a photo of the two above.

The event will take place here in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 20th. Of the upcoming fight, Manny Pacquiao said this, at the press conference, in regards to fighting the undefeated Keith Thurman:

“I’ve never been scared of a challenge. I’m so excited for this fight against an undefeated champion. He’s the kind of fighter that you can’t underestimate. His record and success gives me more motivation to work hard.”

This bout will be the 70th in Manny’s boxing career.

Photo credit for this piece goes to Stephanie Trapp/TGB Promotions.