DSport will broadcast the WBA welterweight world boxing championship between Manny Pacquiao and Lucas Matthysse. The much awaited ‘Battle of the Champions’, will be aired live on the channel exclusively for the Indian viewers on 15th July, Sunday, 6:30 am onwards.
Eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is ready for the title fight against Lucas Matthysse. The event will mark Pacquiao’s first fight since his shock defeat to Jeff Horn in July 2017. Both Pacquiao and Matthysse will face each other in the Welterweight World Title in the 140lbs category.
This world title fight is one of the biggest events after the 2017 mega face-off between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather, titled the ‘$100-million-dollar fight’, which attracted massive attention from the Indian viewers. Not just that, the card will also feature upcoming Indian Boxer Siddharth Varma in a 6-round tie against Malaysian boxer Theena Thayalan.
Apart from the main event, the card will also witness the WBA 126 world title fight between Filipino Jhack Tepora (21-0, 16 KO’s) and Edivaldo Ortega (26-1-1, 12 KO’s) of Tijuana, Mexico. Venezuelan WBA Jr. Flyweight world champion Carlos Cañizales (20-0-1, 16 KO’s) will also fight to defend his title against Chinese challenger Bin Lu (1-0, 1 KO’s).