Manny Pacquiao vs. Lucas Matthysse fight is officially a done deal for July 14 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This is a fight that many boxing fans thought wouldn’t happen, but with the help of Top Rank and Golden Boy Promotions, they were able to get this great match-up across the finish line.
Former world champion Manny Pacquiao says his fight with Lucas Matthysse will not be his last, and he wants to prove his career “is not yet over”.
Pacquiao has 59 victories with 38 knockouts in his career – winning world titles at eight weights from flyweight to light middleweight – but has not fought since he lost his WBO welterweight title to Australia’s Jeff Horn last July.
Pacquiao vs Matthysse Fight Card on July 14 At Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:
- Lucas Matthysse vs. Manny Pacquiao, 12 rounds, for Matthysse’s WBA “regular” welterweight title
- Moruti Mthalane vs. Muhammad Waseem, 12 rounds, for vacant IBF flyweight title
- Carlos Canizales vs. Bin Lu, 12 rounds, for Canizales’ WBA “regular” junior flyweight title
- Jhack Tepora vs. Edivaldo Ortega, 12 rounds, featherweights
- Muhammad Farkhan vs. Abdallah Paziwapazi, 10 rounds, light heavyweights
- Jayar Inson vs. Terry Tzouramanis, 8 rounds, welterweights
- Vincent Astrolabio vs. Yuuki Kobayashi, 8 rounds, junior bantamweights
- Juan Miguel Elorde vs. TBA, 8 rounds, junior featherweights
- Theena Thayalan vs. Siddharth Varma, 6 rounds, welterweights
- Alman Abu Bakar vs. Jundullah M. Fauzan, 4 rounds, featherweights
- Yong Qian Yang vs. Harmonito Dela Torre, 10 rounds, lightweights
- George Kambosos Jr. vs. JR Magboo, 10 rounds, lightweights