ROUND 2: Pacquiao continues offense
MANILA, Philippines—Keith Thurman, who was knocked down in the first, looked to gain momentum early in the second round leading with his jab against Manny Pacquiao.
Pacquiao, however, asserted his superior offense that backed Thurman off.
Pacquiao then sneaked in a clean jab that stopped Thurman on his tracks in the final 1:30 of the round.
Thurman, looking to establish his offense, continued to lead with his jab but his power punches only hit Pacquiao’s forearms.
Pacquiao came forward in the final 10 seconds and even taunted the undefeated American.
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