Manny Pacquiao, at 38 years old, is reaching the end of his illustrious career. But he has no wish to finish at the Suncorp stadium in Brisbane, Australia on July 2. Fighting humble schoolteacher Jeff Horn a crowd of around 50,000 are still expected to fill the seats.
12 three minute rounds.
In a significant move away from pay-per-view, this Manny Pacquiao fight takes place in front of what’s expected to be a huge television audience in America on ESPN. The main event is expected to start at 11.30pm ET, with the undercard broadcast beginning at 9pm ET.
BoxNation will televise in Britain, their programme will begin at 2am.
Ireland’s Michael Conlan, an amateur World champion being nurtured by Top Rank, has his third professional fight, also look out for Australian talent Damien Hooper. Plus Jerwin Ancajas fights Teiru Kinoshita for the IBF super-flyweight title.