Pacquiao vs. Matthysse: Fight start time, watch live stream online, ESPN+
Manny Pacquiao is back. The living legend from the Philippines is returning to the ring on Saturday night as the former eight-division champion battles Lucas Matthysse in Malaysia in a bout that may be considered a last stand for PacMan.
Pacquiao vs. Matthysse viewing information
Date: Saturday, July 14
Time: 9 p.m. ET
Location: Axiata Arena — Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Pacquiao (59-7-2) will be stepping into the ring for the first time in over a year, and all boxing fans certainly remember what took place the last time he competed. Over in Australia last July, Pacquiao was on the wrong end of a controversial decision to Jeff Horn, losing his WBO welterweight title in the process. Horn would lose that championship to Terence Crawford just last month via TKO.
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The Filipino legend’s opponent on Saturday is WBA regular welterweight champion Matthysse. The task of handing Pacquiao his second consecutive defeat will mark Matthysse’s first defense of the title that he recently won this past January when he defeated Tewa Kiram via knockout in Round 8.
See who expert Brian Campbell is picking to win in Malaysia on Saturday.
Does Pacquiao have another championship performance left in him, or could this be yet another reminder that his career has come to a close? We’ll find out on Saturday, and below is all the information you need to watch the welterweight championship showdown live.