Boxing: Manny Pacquiao vs. Lucas Matthysse (July 15, 2018)


Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring to challenge WBA welterweight titleholder Lucas Matthysse.

In a statement on his Twitter account, Pacquiao on Tuesday (April 3, 2018) announced his match with Matthysse.

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya, who promotes Matthysse, also made the fight official on his Twitter account.

Here is the details for Manny Pacquiao vs. Lucas Matthysse for the WBA welterweight title.
  • Division: Welterweight
  • Title: WBA World Welterweight (12 Rounds)
  • Date: Sunday, July 15, 2018 (July 14 US Time)
  • Time:
  • Venue: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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In his last fight, Pacquiao, the boxing's only eight-division world champion, lost to Jeff Horn via an unanimous decision in July 2017 in Brisbane, Australia.

Argentinian champion Matthysse, meanwhile, claimed a vacant secondary welterweight title on January 27 with an eighth-round stoppage of Tewa Kiram of Thailand.

Tale of the Tape

Manny Pacquiao vs. Lucas Matthysse Tale of the Tape
Manny Pacquiao
vs.
Lucas Matthysse
59
Won
39
7
Lost
4
2
Drawn
0
38
KOs
36
68
Total Bouts
44
5' 5.5"
Height
5' 6.5"
Weight
 
39
Age
35
67"
Reach
69"
Southpaw
Stance
Orthodox
Filipino
Nationality
Argentine
Pacman
Nickname
La Maquina

Results and Highlights


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