Thurman looking forward to Pacquiao fight: I get to punch a senator with T-rex arms

first_img“I’m not here to hug him, I’m not here to pat him on the back, I’m here to fight him,” said Thurman, the undefeated WBA (Super) welterweight champion.READ: Thurman to trade punches with Pacquiao? ‘I don’t think so,’ MannyFEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs“For me, it just puts me in the fight mode when I let him know he ain’t gonna do nothing with those little T-rex arms, he’s about to get beat up, I get to punch a senator in the face and he’s gonna feel it and he’s gonna be upset about it and he can do something about it Saturday night. It’s called swing, swing, swing baby.”Pacquiao found Thurman’s antics entertaining enough to just laugh it off. LATEST STORIES READ: Can Thurman check in primed like Pacquiao?“For me, nothing is personal. I just have to do my job. Nothing personal with him. Our job as fighters is that you have to prove something. That’s why I’m so motivated for this fight and this training camp,” he said.Talking is one thing, backing it up is another and Pacquiao wants Thurman to walk the talk when they meet in the ring.“It’s easy to say but I don’t think it’s easy to do in the ring. You know me, I’ve been in the sport more than two decades and my experience will prove it,” Pacquiao said.ADVERTISEMENT ‘Marawi hero’ is new commander of Army’s 1st Infantry Division MRT-3 files raps vs engineer who brought ammunition to station Duterte lambasts Catholic Church anew in curse-laden speech before Filipino Baptists LOOK: LJ Reyes, Paolo Contis celebrate 1st birthday of baby Summer MOST READ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:06Manny Pacquiao trains in LA for last time before Keith Thurman fight02:26Keith Thurman gambling on himself to KO Manny Pacquiao in 1st round02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu01:26Homes destroyed after Taal Volcano eruption02:48ABS-CBN franchise has ‘natural deadline,’ no need for quo warranto — Gatchalian View commentscenter_img Keith Thurman at the dais during the final press conference for his fight against Manny Pacquiao. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Keith Thurman continued to run his mouth Wednesday during the final press conference ahead of the welterweight clash with Manny Pacquiao three days from now at MGM Grand Garden Arena here.Thurman did acknowledge Pacquiao’s greatness but made it clear to everyone that he’s not in the main event to be nice.ADVERTISEMENT Steaming fissures on Taal Volcano Island spotted Benefits of township living Rory McIlroy knows this is not just another British Open Sons Of Apollo releases new studio album ‘MMXX’ Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more