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Philippines: Ecstatic fans celebrate Manny Pacquiao's boxing victory01:20

Philippines: Ecstatic fans celebrate Manny Pacquiao's boxing victory

Philippines, Manila
July 21, 2019 at 13:51 GMT +00:00 · Published

Dozens of fans of the Filipino boxer and senator Manny Pacquiao gathered at the Tondo Sports Comlex, in Philippines' capital Manila on Sunday to watch their local hero's highly-anticipated clash against undefeated, former unified welterweight world champion Keith Thurman.

Die-hard fans of Pacquiao were seen showing a range of emotions during the fight which saw some tense moments before the 40-year-old Filipino boxer floored his younger American opponent in the first round and dominate the rest of the bout. Fans went wild in celebrating Pacquiao's win, jumping up and down and congratulating each other.

Filipino boxer and senator Manny Pacquiao beat 30-year-old WBA (Super) welterweight champion Keith Thurman, over a 12-round bout in Las Vegas on Saturday, to win the title and become the oldest champion in that weight class to date.

Philippines: Ecstatic fans celebrate Manny Pacquiao's boxing victory01:20
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Dozens of fans of the Filipino boxer and senator Manny Pacquiao gathered at the Tondo Sports Comlex, in Philippines' capital Manila on Sunday to watch their local hero's highly-anticipated clash against undefeated, former unified welterweight world champion Keith Thurman.

Die-hard fans of Pacquiao were seen showing a range of emotions during the fight which saw some tense moments before the 40-year-old Filipino boxer floored his younger American opponent in the first round and dominate the rest of the bout. Fans went wild in celebrating Pacquiao's win, jumping up and down and congratulating each other.

Filipino boxer and senator Manny Pacquiao beat 30-year-old WBA (Super) welterweight champion Keith Thurman, over a 12-round bout in Las Vegas on Saturday, to win the title and become the oldest champion in that weight class to date.

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