Matthysse, Pacquiao magkakasukatan

Sa unang pagkakataon, magkakasukatan sina Manny Pacquiao at Lucas Matthysse.

Nakatakdang dumating sa bansa sa Miyerkoles, April 18, sa City of Dreams Grand Ballroom sa Pasay City ang reigning WBA 147-pound titlist mula Argentina upang i-promote ang July 15 bout nila ni Pacquiao.

“This is the fight I have always wanted. The opportunity to fight a future Hall of Famer such as Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao inspires me to work harder than ever to earn a victory for my fans. I know that it will not be easy. But I will defend my title with honor and represent my country Argentina with pride,” kwento ni Matthysse, 36.

Sa panig ng 39-anyos na si Pacquiao, eight-division title holder, sinabi nitong handa na ang lahat para sa kanilang nalalapit na bakbakan.

“It is all systems go for the Pacquiao Vs Matthysse fight,” ganadong kwento ng fighting senator. “We have assembled the biggest fight card Malaysia has been waiting for in the last 43 years since (Muhammad) Ali – (Joe) Bugner,” sabi ni Pacquiao. (Ferdz Delos Santos)