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Arum names possible opponents for Terence Crawford’s October 13th defense in Omaha

By Chris Williams: Promoter Bob Arum named the possible four opponents for Terence Crawford to face in his first defense of his WBO welterweight title on October 13 in Omaha, Nebraska. Crawford (33-0, 24 KOs) won the World Boxing Organization 147lb title last week in stopping champion Jeff Horn (18-1-1, 12 KOs) by a 9th […]

Pacquiao vs Matthysse on BoxNation on July 14

One of this summer’s biggest battles will take place live and exclusive on BoxNation when the legendary Manny Pacquiao steps up to face Argentine knockout sensation Lucas Matthysse for his WBA welterweight world title. Taking place at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur on July 14th, eight-division world champion Pacquiao will be looking to bounce […]

Matthysse: I expect the same Pacquiao as always

By Chris Williams: Lucas Matthysse says he’s looking forward to his fight against Manny Pacquiao on July 15, and he expects the Filipino dynamo to be as good as he ever has been. Matthysse (39-4, 36 KOs) will be making his first defense of his World Boxing Association World welterweight title against the 39-year-old Pacquiao […]

Lucas Matthysse talks training for Manny Pacquiao

Argentine knockout artist Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse (39-4, 36 KOs) discussed his training camp routine ahead of his super fight against future Hall of Famer Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) in a scheduled 12-round welterweight clash. The fight, which will be for Matthysse’s WBA Welterweight World Title, will take place Sunday, July 15 at […]

Pacquiao says rumors of fight with Matthysse being postponed are untrue

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao has come out of training to deny the rumors that his July 15 fight against WBA World welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse is being postponed are totally untrue, and he believes it’s the work of a “saboteur”. … Read

Ariza thinks Pacquiao making mistake fighting Matthysse

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao’s old strength and conditioning trainer Alex Ariza believes that he’s making a mistake in fighting WBA World welterweight champion Lucas ‘La Maquina’ Matthysse (39-4, 36 KOs) in their fight on July 15 at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. … Read

Arum wants Lomachenko vs. Pacquiao fight in winter

By Chris Williams: With a victory over WBA World lightweight champion Jorge Linares this Saturday night, Vasyl Lomachenko could be facing former 8 division world champion Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao in the winner, according to Top Rank boss Bob Arum. He says the Pacquiao-Lomachenko fight would be taking place at a catch-weight of 140 pounds, and […]

Lucas Matthysse: Pacquiao isn’t the same since his KO loss to Marquez

By Chris Williams: Lucas Matthysse (39-4, 36 KOs) wasn’t holding back in telling the fans and the media at the Manila conference how Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) isn’t the same fighter since his brutal 6th round knockout loss in his fourth fight with Juan Manuel Marquez six years ago in December 2012. Pacquiao’s record […]

Pacquiao still hasn’t committed to Roach for Matthysse fight

By Jeff Aranow: Manny Pacquiao still hasn’t committed to using his long-time trainer Freddie Roach for his next fight on July 15 against WBA World welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. … Read

Pacquiao splits with Freddie Roach

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao has split with his longtime trainer Freddie Roach ahead of his July 15 fight against WBA World welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse. Pacquiao, 39, will be trained by Buboy Fernandez and Raides Neri for the Matthysse fight, which will be taking place in Kuala Lumpur, in Malaysia.… Read

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