First Look At Pacquiao Versus Matthysse With Frank Lotierzo – It’s official. Saturday, July 14th will see the return of the “Pride of the Philippines” Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) against hard puncher Lucas “The Machine” Matthysse (39-4-0, 36 KOs) for the WBA world welterweight championship. The event will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Despite some ups and downs in his career, Manny Pacquiao is still without any doubt one of the most popular fighters on the planet; his facebook account has almost 12 million followers. So any time “Pacman” fights, it is big news in the world of boxing.
An interesting aspect of this match is that Pacquiao will go into the fight without his longtime trainer, International Boxing Hall of Famer Freddie Roach. Pacquiao has reportedly replaced Roach with Buboy Fernandez, Pacquiao’s lifelong friend and the career-long assistant trainer who has been with him for every fight.
On this segment our boxing analyst Frank Lotierzo gives his take on the return of Manny Pacquiao.
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