Lucas Matthysse: I lost to a great legend

Lucas Matthysse: I lost to a great legend

But the last time he faced an opponent of Pacquiao's calibre he was knocked out in the 10th round by Ukrainian super lightweight world champion Viktor Postol in 2015.

Looking like the Pacquiao of old, Manny dominated Matthysse, outstriking the Argentinian brawler and scoring a couple of knockdowns in the process.

The final blow came in the seventh round as Matthysse was sent to his knees for the third time, forcing referee Kenny Bayless to end the fight.

Manny Pacquiao rolled back the years as he stopped WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse on Sunday - the 39-year-old Filipino icon's first knockout win since 2009.

Pacquiao and Matthysse weighed in in front of a packed crowd, mostly composed of Filipinos working in Malaysia and Singapore. You win some, you lose some, " he said. His itinerary included watching Pacquiao's fight on Sunday before meeting Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad the following day.

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"I'm surprised I knocked Matthysse down in the third, fifth and seventh. I've worked really hard for this and I just want to spend time with my family now".

"We have a good president", Pacquiao said amid "Duterte" chants from his supporters who joined him on the boxing ring, including Bureau of Corrections chief Ronald Dela Rosa.

In the other title fights, Filipino Jhack Tepora defeated Edivaldo Oretga of Mexico with a knockout to win the interim WBA featherweight title.

Carlos Canizares of Venezuela (20-0-1, 16 KOs) puts his WBA light flyweight title and unbeaten record on the line against Chinese rookie Lu Bin (1-0, 1 KO), who could become the first boxer in history to win a world title in his second professional fight.

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