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SENSE OF FEAR: De La Hoya says Pacquiao remains dangerous

By Nick Giongco KUALA LUMPUR – Oscar De La Hoya feels a sense of fear whenever he is reminded of how Manny Pacquiao conducts the boxing end of his life. Days before Paquiao attempts to unseat Lucas Matthysse in their World Boxing Association welterweight title fight at the Axiata Arena, De La Hoya recalled an […]

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Movements factor in MP’s showdown with Matthysse

By Nick Giongco KUALA LUMPUR – Two Filipino fighters – a current world champion and a former titleholder – share the same opinion regarding Manny Pacquiao’s bid to dethrone World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight king Lucas Matthysse this Sunday. Movement, according to reigning International Boxing Federation super-flyweight titlist Jerwin Ancajas and ex-World Boxing Organization bantam […]

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De La Hoya makes prediction for Pacquiao-Matthysse fight

Oscar De La Hoya has two visions of Sunday’s world welterweight title fight starring Manny Pacquiao and Lucas Matthysse.

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Matthysse determined to keep focus

By Nick Giongco KUALA LUMPUR – Lucas Matthysse has kept himself surrounded with familiar faces since arriving in the Malaysian capital as the Argentine world welterweight king psyches himself up for this Sunday’s clash with Manny Pacquiao. Even his choice of food intake is being carefully watched with less than a week remaining before his […]

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Pacquiao shouldn’t stand in front of Matthysse – Wright

By Nick Giongco Former world champion Ronald ‘Winky’ Wright has a piece of advice for Many Pacquiao, who faces Argentine strongman Lucas Matthysse on July 15 in Malaysia. Don’t stand in front of Matthysse, the American fighter told boxingscene.

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Matthysse all pumped  up after arriving in KL

By Nick Giongco Lucas Matthysse ate for breakfast, lunch and dinner, was a steady stream of southpaws. In preparation for his first defense of the World Boxing Association welterweight title against super lefty Manny Pacquiao on July 15 in Malaysia, the Argentine champion sparred heavily with left-handers and did the mitts with lead trainer Joel […]

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