MANNY PACQUIAO rolled back the years to defeat Keith Thurman by split decision and win the WBA welterweight title.
In his 71st fight, the Filipino legend, 40, dropped the 30-year-old in the first round. Pacquiao wins by split decision, Judges scored it 114-113 Thurman, 115-112 Pacquiao, 115-112 Pacquiao
Pacquiao: “It was fun. I’m getting hard it’s not easy opponents he’s a good fighter, a good boxer, he’s strong.
“He did his best, I did my best, we made the people happy.
“I really love the fans thank you so much for coming here and witnessing the fight, I’m sure you’re happy tonight, you saw a great fight.
“I am just blessed tonight.
“I think next fight, my next fight is next year I think. After this fight, I am going back to Philippians to do some work.
“I hope I can watch that fight, I am going there to witness (Errol Spence vs Shawn Porter)
Thurman, upbeat in defeat, calls Pacquiao “truly great” as says he would love a rematch.
“I wish I had a little more output to go toe to toe with him,” Thurman says. “My condition, my output was just behind