Keith Thurman has taken the chance to confront Manny Pacquiao over his resolution to call his canine ‘Thurman’ following their combat in 2019.
Thurman tried a bit little bit of trash speak in direction of the legendary champion within the build-up to their bout two years in the past.
Pacquiao beat Thurman again in July 2019
It backfired on him although as he was floored within the first spherical.
Thurman battled again valiantly and collectively each males produced an distinctive combat.
Finally although, Pacquiao received by break up resolution and took his opponent’s WBA welterweight title.
Within the aftermath, Manny returned to the Philippines and posted on Instagram to point out he’d rewarded himself by getting a brand new canine.
He revealed in an amusing video that the bulldog’s identify was ‘Thurman’.
Pacquiao named his canine ‘Thurman’
It has been two years for the reason that pair got here face-to-face, however Keith seemingly by no means forgot this.
Thurman attended the primary press convention to preview Pacquiao’s upcoming combat with Errol Spence on August 21.
Regardless of working as an analyst for host broadcaster FOX, he took a second to confront Manny concerning the canine.
Thurman advised the digital camera: “I have to know if Pacquiao nonetheless has a canine named ‘Thurman’, in order that they’re asking him plenty of questions, I’m gonna bounce in on the session actual fast.”
There may be respect between the 2
He then crashed a media huddle and stated to Pacquiao: “That’s lovely Manny, however I have to know, do you continue to have a canine named Thurman?”
Pacquiao appeared confused at first, however then recognised his previous rival and registered what he had stated.
They then each burst out laughing, shook arms and embraced.