Matthysse ‘100 percent confident’ he will beat Pacquiao

first_imgPutin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil “We trained really, really hard for this fight,” he said.The 35-year-old Matthysse is deemed as a dangerous opponent for Pacquiao, who is making his ring return a little over a year after losing his WBO title to Jeff Horn in Brisbane, Australia.Matthysse hit the heavy bag on Tuesday during a closed-door training at a makeshift gym along the hotel driveway.Pacquiao and Matthysse got the red carpet treatment upon their grand arrival at Le Meridien Tuesday morning.The 39-year-old Pacquiao arrived in the Malaysian capital Monday night around 8 p.m. on board a chartered plane.ADVERTISEMENT Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names View comments Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Photos by Wendell Alinea/MP PromotionsKUALA LUMPUR — Lucas Matthysse remains unfazed days away from the biggest fight of his life when he meets Manny Pacquiao in the ring on July 15 here.Matthysse has never faced an opponent near the class of Pacquiao, who is boxing’s only eight-division champion, but the hard-hitting Argentine is eager to end the Filipino ring icon’s career for good.ADVERTISEMENT ‘Comfortable’ Matthysse calls Malaysia home as Pacquiao fight nears LATEST STORIES Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “100 percent confident,” Matthysse, the current WBA welterweight champion, said on Tuesday at Le Meridien Hotel through an interpreter when asked how confident he is in retaining his belt.WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse has arrived. pic.twitter.com/x4du89sL9qFEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’— MG (@MarkGiongcoINQ) July 10, 2018last_img