It will the 71st bout in the long and decorated career of the 40-year old Pacquiao, who last fought in January this year when he decisioned Adrien Broner.
World welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse saluted Manny Pacquiao on Thursday but vowed to beat the Filipino boxing legend when they square off on Sunday.
Challenger Manny Pacquiao sparred for five rounds Saturday while WBA champion Lucas Matthysse doubled up the effort as the main combatants to “Fight of Champions” ground it out with eight more days before their monumental clash in Malaysia.
As a boxer, there is no doubt Manny Pacquiao has cemented his place in the boxing annals. He is an eight-time division champion and has garnered fame and fortune inside the ring.