Pacquiao stops Matthysse to win back world title

Doug Mendoza
July 15, 2018

Malacañang, meanwhile, also extended its felicitations to Pacquiao who scored his first knockout in nine years.

Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) will be broadcasting live the "Fight of Champions" boxing match between Manny Pacquiao and Lucas Matthysse for the first time on TV1 and myFreeview channels at RTM HD 111 channels tomorrow.

President Duterte has high praises for Senator Manny Pacquiao as he bagged the WBA welterweight title from Argentine boxer Lucas Matthysse in their fight in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Sunday. It marked his first win by stoppage since 2009.

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Pacquiao (60-7-2, 39 KOs) got off to a good start, going at Matthysse from the opening bell and firing jabs and combinations against his slower opponent.

Looking like the Pacquiao of old, Manny dominated Matthysse, outstriking the Argentinian brawler and scoring a couple of knockdowns in the process.

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"I would like to congratulate Senator Manny Pacquiao for giving us pride and bringing the Filipino nation together once more", Duterte said.

Matthysse (39-5) lost via technical knockout after referee Kenny Bayless stopped the fight 2:43 into the seventh round.

He was floored again in the fifth round after a flurry of punches from Pacquiao.

Speaking of American TV companies, if you're in the States tonight and you want to watch it you're only option is a Pacquiao vs Matthysse live stream.

Pacquiao connected with a left uppercut that sent Matthysse to the canvas for the third time.

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