Visitor seeks honorable end to Pacquiao career

first_imgLATEST STORIES Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames MOST READ On Sunday, Matthysse was quoted as saying he does not think of anything but to knock out Pacquiao.The way Matthysse sounded, he clearly meant he wanted to retire Pacquiao honorably, not with a shallow, messy win on points.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownPacquiao said he considers himself the underdog, although he has been declared an early favorite, based on initial sports book placements.Veteran promoter Bob Arum called the fight pretty even, a toss-up. Che’Lu Bar Stuns Akari in D-League semis View comments Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Dong Secuya, founder and chief editor, has noted that trainer Freddie Roach worked Postol’s corner in that bout.“This should show if Manny has anything left to offer to the sport,” said former world champion Shawn Porter.Porter said anything short of sensational would cast a doubt on the ability of Pacquiao to compete at a high level.Knockout or no knockout, Pacquiao needs something extra special to show he has the right to remain at center stage.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Philippine senator and boxing hero Manny Pacquiao, left, delivers his speech while Argentine WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse, right, listens during a press conference in Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. The two are scheduled to fight on July 15 in a World Boxing Association welterweight title fight in Malaysia. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)Let’s salute and welcome Lucas Matthysse, also thank him for giving the Filipino national treasure Manny Pacquiao a crack at the World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight crown.They have been scheduled to dispute the championship in Kuala Lumpur on July 15.ADVERTISEMENT It could go either way, although Matthysse has an edge in knockout achievements. He has stopped 36 of his 39 victims.Pacquiao, on the other hand, has registered a total of 39 knockouts out of his 47 victories.Matthysse has lost four times, compared to Pacquiao who has suffered a total of seven defeats.In the area of defeats inside the distance, Pacquiao has been knocked out a total of three times, Matthysse has been stopped only once.Curiously, it was noted that Matthysse was stopped by Viktor Postol with a short right shot in the 10th round in suffering his lone defeat by knockout.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img

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