Lucas Matthysse and Manny Pacquiao made the weight for their match at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Argentinian will go into the ring on Sunday morning in Malaysia, which will be Saturday night for America, and will try to defend his crown against Pacquiao in a fight that has generated many expectations in recent months.
The “Machine”, as the South American is nicknamed, came in at a weight of 146.7 pounds, a little more than the exact 146.0 of “Pacman” as both came in under the welterweight 147 pound limit.
Matthysse won his crown by beating Thailand’s Tewa Kiram last January and will make his debut as a champion of the weight class against an icon like Pacquiao, who seeks to collect a new belt in his long history inside the ring.
Lucas has 39 wins, 4 losses and 36 knockouts, while Manny has a record of 57 wins, 7 losses, 2 draws and 38 knockouts.