Tempers flare at Alvarez-Jacobs weigh-in

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Sat, 04 May 2019 04:40:40 +0000

Tension spilled over as the fighters put their heads together on stage, with former world champion turned promoter Oscar de la Hoya among those leaping into separate the snarling pair.

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Duterte lauds Pacquiao for uniting Filipinos again in win vs Matthysse

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday congratulated Sen. Manny Pacquiao for winning the World Boxing Association (WBA) Welterweight Championship over Argentine Lucas Matthysse. “I would like to congratulate Senator Manny Pacquiao for giving us pride and bringing the Filipino nation together once more,” Duterte said in a statement. “You have proven time and again that you are not […]

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Pacquiao-Matthysse: Round 7

PACQUIAO lands a one-two but Matthysse tries to respond with some jabs. Pacquiao slips in an uppercut between Matthysse’s guard and backs him up some more. Matthysse lands a right to the body but Pacquiao counters, hits Matthysse with another uppercut that puts Matthysse down again.  Referee stops fight. It’s Pacquiao via TKO.

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UPDATE 3: Pacquiao beats Matthysse for welterweight crown

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao defeated Lucas Matthysse via technical knockout (TKO) and wrested the World Boxing Association (WBA) crown from the big punching Argentine here on Sunday. With the win, Pacquiao, 39, also ended a nine-year knockout drought, as he showed flashes of his old form in knocking down his opponent […]

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Pacquiao-Matthysse: Round 6

AN accidental low blow from Matthysse prompts referee to call timeout. It’s all business for Pacquiao as he presses Matthysse and lets his hands fly. Pacquiao puts his hands up and lets Matthysse throw at him and a hard left lands for Matthysse. Pacquiao responds immediately with his own left.

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Pacquiao-Matthysse: Round 5

HARD left lands for Pacquiao, moving Matthysse backwards. Matthysse finding it difficult to deal with Pacquiao’s hand speed. Pacquiao throws three straight lead lefts as Matthysse keeps his guard up. Matthysse now lands a shot but Pacquiao counters with one. Now another shot from Pacquiao to the head makes Matthysse take a knee.

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Pacquiao-Matthysse: Round 3

MATTHYSSE throws a couple of hooks and rights, tries a counter hook but gets blitzed by Pacquiao who floors him with a left uppercut. Matthysse beats the count as Pacquiao looks to inflict more damage on Matthysse. Pacquiao tries to jab his way in on Matthysse, looks for a follow up power punch he can […]

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