Saturday, April 07, 2018

Matthysse and Dela Hoya to visit Manila on April 18-19


Six division world champion Oscar Dela Hoya will visit the Philippines together with current World Boxing Association World Welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse on April 18-19, 2018 to promote the dubbed “Fight of Champions.” with Pacquiao.

Pacquiao will begin his training next month for the July 15th fight, this will be his fight after an almost 1 year of layoff, he was last seen fighting Jeff Horn of Australia and was defeated by unanimous decision. Meanwhile Lucas Martin Matthysse finally became a world champion after knocking out Tewa Kiram last January 2018 in the 8th round.

There's also a rumor that Freddie Roach will not be seen on Pacquiao's corner and Buboy Fernandez will lead Pacquiao in training.

There will be six Filipino boxers to join the undercard including Jhack Tepora who will fight for the IBO belt against the yet to be named Mexican.

Photo credit: diariodemocracia.com
Source(s): philstar.com/sports/2018/04/07/1803689/oscar-matthysse-promote-bout-here