Pacquiao rolls back years to knock out Matthysse

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Lucas Matthysse offered up no excuses in his one-sided defeat at the hands of Manny Pacquiao, who put on a dominant display to capture the WBA "regular" welterweight title with a seventh round knockout win before a crowd of 15,000 fans at the Axiata Arena in Malaysia. He scored three knockdowns in the fight before Matthysse finally had enough.

Pacquiao had hinted strongly that the Kuala Lumpur duel could be his last if he failed to fire as he did last time out against Horn.

Speaking of American TV companies, if you're in the States tonight and you want to watch it you're only option is a Pacquiao vs Matthysse live stream.

Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao is a world champion again.

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It really worries me. "You've given me more hair", joked Harry as he looked at the drawing, eliciting a hearty laugh from Markle. Williams will be looking to gain her 24th Grand Slam title and her first since giving birth to her daughter in September.

Mr. Duterte's expected presence could mark the first time a sitting Philippine President watched a boxing fight since former President Ferdinand Marcos witnessed the January 16, 1982 slugfest between Filipino legend Rolando Navarette and Korean Choi Chung-il.

He rebounded from his disappointing loss previous year to Australian Jeff Horn and his victory could extend his boxing career that had taken a backseat to his political life as a Filipino senator.

Malaysia, meanwhile, is all prepared to host its the biggest fight since Muhammad Ali fought Joe Bugner in 1975-albeit under the shadow of the World Cup finale, an event that is expected to preoccupy the football-mad country at least early on in the day.

Pacquiao said he worked hard but was surprised by the swift win.

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We will never forget this. "It's something, for me, special". "After 20 years, people will remember us, not only the '98 team". He continued: 'This is something we will never forget.

"He's a great fighter and a great champion", Matthysse said.

It was the first time in 17 years that Pacquiao had fought without hall of fame American trainer Freddie Roach in his corner, but he looked unfazed throughout.

Matthysse dropped to 39-5 record with 36 knockouts.

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