Manny Pacquiao 7th-round TKO Lucas Matthysse
All things considered, the Filipino legend, champ of world titles in a boxing-record eight weight divisions and one of the best contenders ever, is 39 now. He was additionally falling off a one-year cutback, a questionable misfortune and a difference in mentors when he came back to the ring on Sunday to challenge Lucas Matthysse for his auxiliary welterweight title.
a staggering execution in a seventh-round knockout of Matthysse at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It denoted his first win by stoppage since 2009. The battle featured the Top Rank on ESPN+ card.
Pacquiao (60-7-2, 39 KOs) got off to a decent begin, going at Matthysse from the opening chime and terminating hits and mixes against his slower rival. DJ Hustle
Pacquiao overwhelmed the second round and after that truly took order in the third round when he split Matthysse’s protect with a great left uppercut to score a knockdown. Matthysse didn’t show up gravely hurt however Pacquiao kept on getting the best of him with shots from all edges. Matthysse (39-5, 36 KOs), 35, of Argentina, was a sitting duck with little head development as Pacquiao found a home for his poke and straight left hand.
While Matthysse searched for one major punch with his correct hand, Pacquiao efficiently separated him. He handled a left to the body and head that appeared to shake Matthysse in an overwhelming fifth round that finished with Pacquiao getting a correct hand to the sanctuary that influenced Matthysse to take a knee for another knockdown similarly as the round was finishing.
Pacquiao kept on beating a dumbfounded Matthysse in the 6th round. The absolute best he landed was a low blow on Pacquiao in the round that caused arbitrator Kenny Bayless to allow him to recuperate.
The low blow barely hindered Pacquiao, who kept on overpowering Matthysse in the seventh round before he handled a hard left uppercut that thumped him down for the third time in the battle. Bayless started the tally however then immediately waved it off at 2 minutes, 43 seconds as Matthysse release his mouthpiece, sending the professional Pacquiao jam into a free for all.
RESULTS: Pacquiao Matthysse Fight of Champions battle card
Here are the entire consequences of the sessions on the Pacquiao-Matthysse “Battle of Champions” battle card. HustleTV