Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Pacquiao vs Horn fight to air live on ESPN

Manny Pacquiao vs Jeff Horn WBO world welterweight title fight will be telecast live not on Pay Per View but on the cable channel ESPN.

The news was announced by the Top Rank CEO Bob Arum last Monday. The fight titled "Battle of Brisbane" will start live on July 1, 2017, at 9 PM ET, that would be 9 AM in the Philippines on July 2nd.

Aside from Pacquiao, we will also see some Filipino boxers in the undercard including Jerwin Ancajas who will defend his title against Teiru Kinoshita of Japan, and Pacman's cousin Jonel Dapidran will face Brent Dames of Australia.