Boxing: World champion Jerwin Ancajas shares thoughts on Pacquiao-Thurman

Dennis Gasgonia, ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 26 2019 02:36 AM

If Keith Thurman goes toe to toe with Manny Pacquiao, the American fighter could be in for some trouble.

That’s how world junior-bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas sees in their July 20 bout, because he believes Pacquiao is still the stronger fighter despite his age.

“Sa tingin ko po ’pag sumabay si Thurman, malalaglag si Thurman. Kahit malaki si (Thurman), iba pa rin ang lakas ni sir Manny,” said Ancajas.

He said that given Pacquiao’s vast experience in the ring, he will be able to find a suitable opening where he can unload his power punches.

“Ahead kasi si sir Manny sa bilis ng kamay. May opening din kasi si Thurman ’pag bumibitaw,” Ancajas said.

Thurman, 30, has said he will put an end to Pacquiao’s boxing career.

But Pacquiao asserted he still has a lot left in his tank and will be able to hand Thurman’s first career loss.

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