I knocked him down and that's a bonus for being focused and patient and in the fight and working hard in training.".
Floyd Mayweather is also known to make weight comfortably which means the ticketed event should be something of a formality, barring an unexpected fracas during the final face-off.
"Matthysse has the power also so we were taking care in the ring with hands up all the time and doing my best Pacquiao said.
Ruddiger 1 decade ago 0, thumbs up 0, thumbs down, comment.Matthysse scorecard, pacquiao, tKO 60, matthysse."I'm surprised he was knocked down three times because Matthysse is a very tough opponent.Not only did Matthysse's reputation for being a vicious power puncher fail to materialize in this fight, which was contested on Sunday morning in Asia, the stigma which has followed him as a bit of a frontrunner became true.Matthysse live coverage, thanks for stopping.Despite the loss, Matthysse made it clear he was not considering retirement.His opponent Mayweather was a pound and half a pound under for his two fights against Marcos Maidana last year.Unlike his disputed decision loss to Jeff Horn last July in their title bout, Pacquiao looked focused and prepared.Thank you to our country and our president for watching this fight.".Like the International Boxing Federation."Today was my turn to lose and I lost to a great fighter and a great legend in Manny Pacquiao.
"This is all dedicated to God and all the Filipino people.
But this is, after all, boxing, which has lots of groups that are considered sanctioning bodies.
I think we have the winning formula to win this fight.
Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach revealed Pacquiao was four pounds under the limit on Tuesday.Although the headlines will rightfully speak of Pacquiao's rejuvenation, the 35-year-old Matthysse offered next to nothing in terms of resistance.Matthysse (39-5, 36 KOs) looked slow and disinterested as he struggled throughout dealing with Pacquiao's speed and footwork.After taking a knee and looking as if he might quit two rounds later, Matthysse was dropped for the final time in Round 7 on a left uppercut.As many as 10,000 fans will file into the MGM Grand having paid 10 for the privilege, with the proceeds going to charities of the boxers' choice.He may need one of those fancy belt rack organizers.Sarah Lyall explained yesterday, he is an English fellow by the name of Kell Brook.