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.
Legendary boxer Manny Pacquiao dispelled rumors about his health and assured his fans, friends and family that he is perfectly well following recent reports that claimed otherwise.
Manny Pacquiao clinched his 60th victory with a seventh-round knockout Sunday of Argentinian Lucas Matthysse, his first stoppage in nine years.
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Manny Pacquiao weighed in Saturday comfortably under the 147-pound (67-kilogramme) limit and said he was “ready” to win back the welterweight belt against WBA champion Lucas Matthysse of Argentina.
Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao said Thursday he is prepared for an action-packed fight against aggressive Argentinian Lucas Matthysse in Sunday’s world title bout that could put his illustrious career at stake
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.
It’s going to be “war” in Malaysia as WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse didn’t hide his intentions of defending his championship belt by retiring boxing’s living legend Manny Pacquiao nine days from now here.
Manny Pacquiao sparred for 12 rounds Saturday and looked ready for the biggest challenge of his career yet at the Pacman Wild Card Gym here.