12 ROUNDS, WELTERWEIGHTS – WBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPPACQUIAO VS MATTHYSSE
MANNY “PacMan” PACQUIAO

Age: 39 (12-17-78)
Residence: Kiamba, Sarangani Province, Philippines
Birthplace: Kibawe, Philippines
Record: 59-7-2, 38 KOs
Height: 5’6.5”
Reach: 67”
Stance: Left-handed
Trainer: Buboy Fernandez

Ranked WBA #2 at 147 pounds…
World championship fights: 15-5-2, 8 KOs...
“Fighter of the Decade 2000-2009” – Boxing Writers Association of America...
“2009 Fighter of the Year” – Boxing Writers Association of America...
“2008 Fighter of the Year” – Boxing Writers Association of America...
“2006 Fighter of the Year” – Boxing Writers Association of America...
Former three-time WBO welterweight world champion, four successful defenses…
Former WBC super welterweight world champion…
Former WBC lightweight world champion...
Former WBC super featherweight world champion...
Former IBF junior featherweight world champion, four successful defenses…
Former WBC flyweight world champion, one successful defense…
Former lineal world champion at flyweight, featherweight, jr. lightweight, and jr. welterweight…
Former WBC International super featherweight champion, three successful defenses…
Former WBC International super bantamweight champion, five successful defenses…
Former OPBF (Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation) flyweight champion, one successful defense…

At the age of 39, Manny is a 23-year pro – he made his debut at 16. He is boxing’s only eight-division world champion. He has won world titles at 112, 122, 130, 135, 147, and 154 pounds, and lineal titles at 112, 126, 130, and 140 pounds. He is boxing’s only four-division lineal world champion, as well.


STRENGTHS:

A left-hander with a combination of exceptional speed and great punching power in both hands…has good skills and movement…physically strong, tough and determined...is always in top condition…is experienced against top opposition…


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

68 fights...460 total rounds...198 world championship rounds...


AVERAGE LENGTH OF BOUTS:

6.7 rounds...


KNOCKOUT PERCENTAGE:

of total fights – 55 %...of wins – 64 %...


DISTANCE FIGHTS:

12 rounds – 18 (13-4-1)…11 rounds – 1 (1-0)...10 rounds – 5 (5-0)...


LUCAS MATTHYSSE

Age: 35 (9-27-82)
Residence: Trelew, Chubut, Argentina
Birthplace: Trelew, Chubut, Argentina
Record: 39-4, 1 ND, 36 KOs
Height: 5’6.5”
Reach: 69”
Stance: Right-handed
Manager / co-promoter: Mario Arano
Trainer: Joel Diaz

WBA welterweight world champion…
World championship fights: 1-2, 1 KO…
Former two-time super lightweight world title challenger…
Interim world championship fights: 3-0, 3 KOs…
Former WBC interim super lightweight world champion, 2 successful defenses…
Boxing Writers Association of America “2014 Fight of the Year” – Matthysse KO11 Molina…
Former WBA Inter-Continental welterweight champion…
Former WBO International welterweight champion…
Former WBC Silver super lightweight champion…
Two-time WBC Continental Americas super lightweight champion…
Former WBO Interim Latino junior welterweight champion, one successful defense…
Former WBO Latino junior welterweight champion, two successful defenses…

At the age of 35, Lucas is a 14-year pro. The WBA welterweight world champion, he won the title in his last fight. He is a former WBC interim super lightweight champion – he won that title in September, 2012, and made two successful title defenses. He is also a two-time super lightweight world title challenger.


Lucas has been one of boxing’s most exciting fighters for several years – skilled, poised, and experienced against top-level fighters, with an aggressive style and devastating punching power. 36 of his 39 wins have been by knockout.


STRENGTHS:

Has an aggressive style, good skills, speed, and movement…has tremendous punching power in both hands…a good body puncher…physically strong, durable and determined…at his best, he constantly pressures his opponents and wears them down…is experienced against top opposition…had a strong amateur background…has a strong family boxing background…


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

44 fights…189 total rounds…30 world championship rounds…11 interim world championship rounds…


AVERAGE LENGTH OF BOUTS:

4.2 rounds…


KNOCKOUT PERCENTAGE:

of total fights – 81 %...of wins – 92 %...


DISTANCE FIGHTS:

12 rounds – 3 (1-2)…11 rounds – 1 (1-0)…10 rounds – 4 (2-2)…

JHACK “El Capitan” TEPORA

Age: 25 (4-8-93)
Residence: Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
Birthplace: Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
Record: 21-0, 16 KOs
Height: 5’6”
Reach: 67”
Stance: Left-handed

EDIVALDO “Indio” ORTEGA

Age: 27 (6-19-90)
Residence: Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Birthplace: San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida, Puebla, Mexico
Record: 26-1-1, 12 KOs
Stance: Left-handed

JHACK “El Capitan” TEPORA (21-0, 16 KOs)…
Ranked WBO #6 at 126 pounds…
WBO Inter-Continental featherweight champion…
WBO Oriental featherweight champion, 1 successful defense…
Former WBO Asia-Pacific super bantamweight champion, 1 successful defense…
Former Philippines super bantamweight champion…

AMATEUR HIGHLIGHTS:
2011 Flyweight Gold Medalist at the PLDT-ABAP National Boxing Championships in Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental, Philippines...

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
21 fights…86 total rounds…

AVERAGE LENGTH OF BOUTS:
4 rounds…

KNOCKOUT PERCENTAGE:
76 %...

DISTANCE FIGHTS:
10 rounds – 3 (3-0)…8 rounds – 1 (1-0)…

EDIVALDO “Indio” ORTEGA (26-1-1, 12 KOs)…
Former NABO junior featherweight champion…
At the age of 27, Edivaldo is a 10-year pro – he made his debut at 17.
In his last fight on January 27, 2018, in Tijuana, Baja California, he won a 10-round unanimous decision against Drian Francisco.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
28 fights…158 rounds…

AVERAGE LENGTH OF BOUTS:
5.6 rounds…

KNOCKOUT PERCENTAGE:
of total fights – 42 %...of wins – 46 %...

DISTANCE FIGHTS:
10 rounds – 6 (5-1)…8 rounds – 2 (2-0)…

LU BIN

Age: 23 (10-18-94)
Residence: Jinan, China
Birthplace: Yongkang, Zhejiang, China
Record: 1-0, 1 KO
Height: 5’5”
Stance: Left-handed

CARLOS “CCC” CANIZALES

Age: 25 (3-11-95)
Residence: Caracas, Venezuela
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Record: 20-0-1, 16 KOs
Height: 5’3”
Reach: 6’4.5”
Stance: Right-handed

LU BIN (1-0, 1 KO)…
Ranked WBA #12 at 108 pounds…
Asian Boxing Council (ABCO) light flyweight champion…
2016 Olympic Games (amateur) representative for China, 108 pounds…
2012 AIBA Youth World Championships (amateur), 108 pounds – Gold Medalist...
At the age of 23, Lu has been fighting as a professional since September, 2017. Before his debut, he was an amateur standout who represented his native China in the 2016 Olympic Games.
He made his pro debut on September 29, 2017, in Beijing and won the Asian Boxing Council light flyweight title with a third-round TKO against Wanchai Nianghansa (aka Chatchai Benjamas).

CARLOS “CCC” CANIZALES (20-0-1)…
WBA light flyweight world champion…
Former WBA Fedelatin light flyweight champion…
Former Venezuelan light flyweight champion…
At the age of 25, Carlos is a four-year pro. The WBA light flyweight world champion, he won the title in his last fight on March 18, 2018, in Kobe, Japan.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
21 fights…93 total rounds…24 world championship rounds…

AVERAGE LENGTH OF BOUTS:
4.4 rounds…

KNOCKOUT PERCENTAGE:
of total fights – 76 %...of wins – 80 %...

DISTANCE FIGHTS:
12 rounds – 2 (1-0-1)…11 rounds – 1 (1-0)…

MUHAMMAD “Falcon” WASEEM

Age: 30 (8-29-87)
Residence: Seoul, South Korea
Birthplace: Quetta, Pakistan
Record: 8-0, 6 KOs
Height: 5’6”
Stance: Right-handed

MORUTI “Babyface” MTHALANE

Age: 35 (6-10-82)
Residence: Johannesburg, South Africa
Birthplace: Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Record: 35-2, 25 KOs
Height: 5’6”
Reach: 66.5”

MUHAMMAD “Falcon” WASEEM (8-0, 6 KOs)…
Ranked IBF #5 at 112 pounds…
Former WBC Silver flyweight chanmpion, 1 successful defense…
2010 World Combat Games (amateur), 112 pounds – Gold Medalist…

At the age of 30, Muhammad is a two-year pro. A contender at 112 pounds, he is ranked No. 5 by the IBF. Muhammad Waseem has won many National Competitions and has been undefeated for more than 7 years creating history in Pakistan Boxing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
8 fights…48 total rounds…

AVERAGE LENGTH OF BOUTS:
6 rounds…

KNOCKOUT PERCENTAGE:
75 %...

DISTANCE FIGHTS:
12 rounds – 2 (2-0)…

MORUTI “Babyface” MTHALANE (35-2, 25 KOs)...
Ranked IBF #3 at 112 pounds...
Former IBF flyweight world champion, 4 successful defenses…
Former South African flyweight champion, 3 successful defenses...
Former WBC International flyweight champion...
At the age of 35, Moruti is a 17-year pro. A former IBF flyweight world champion, he won the title in November, 2009, and made four successful title defenses before vacating the title.
In his last fight on October 27, 2917, in Mmabatho, South Africa, he won the vacant IBF International flyweight title with a second-round TKO against Ardin Diale.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
37 fights...205 total rounds...43 world championship rounds…

AVERAGE LENGTH OF BOUTS:
5.5 rounds...

KNOCKOUT PERCENTAGE:
of total fights – 67 %...of wins – 71 %...

DISTANCE FIGHTS:
12 rounds – 4 (4-0)...11 rounds – 1 (0-1)...

12 ROUNDS, WELTERWEIGHTS – WBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPPACQUIAO VS MATTHYSSE
MANNY “PacMan” PACQUIAO

Age: 39 (12-17-78)
Residence: Kiamba, Sarangani Province, Philippines
Birthplace: Kibawe, Philippines
Record: 59-7-2, 38 KOs
Height: 5’6.5”
Reach: 67”
Stance: Left-handed
Trainer: Buboy Fernandez

Ranked WBA #2 at 147 pounds…
World championship fights: 15-5-2, 8 KOs...
“Fighter of the Decade 2000-2009” – Boxing Writers Association of America...
“2009 Fighter of the Year” – Boxing Writers Association of America...
“2008 Fighter of the Year” – Boxing Writers Association of America...
“2006 Fighter of the Year” – Boxing Writers Association of America...
Former three-time WBO welterweight world champion, four successful defenses…
Former WBC super welterweight world champion…
Former WBC lightweight world champion...
Former WBC super featherweight world champion...
Former IBF junior featherweight world champion, four successful defenses…
Former WBC flyweight world champion, one successful defense…
Former lineal world champion at flyweight, featherweight, jr. lightweight, and jr. welterweight…
Former WBC International super featherweight champion, three successful defenses…
Former WBC International super bantamweight champion, five successful defenses…
Former OPBF (Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation) flyweight champion, one successful defense…

At the age of 39, Manny is a 23-year pro – he made his debut at 16. He is boxing’s only eight-division world champion. He has won world titles at 112, 122, 130, 135, 147, and 154 pounds, and lineal titles at 112, 126, 130, and 140 pounds. He is boxing’s only four-division lineal world champion, as well.


STRENGTHS:

A left-hander with a combination of exceptional speed and great punching power in both hands…has good skills and movement…physically strong, tough and determined...is always in top condition…is experienced against top opposition…


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

68 fights...460 total rounds...198 world championship rounds...


AVERAGE LENGTH OF BOUTS:

6.7 rounds...


KNOCKOUT PERCENTAGE:

of total fights – 55 %...of wins – 64 %...


DISTANCE FIGHTS:

12 rounds – 18 (13-4-1)…11 rounds – 1 (1-0)...10 rounds – 5 (5-0)...


LUCAS MATTHYSSE

Age: 35 (9-27-82)
Residence: Trelew, Chubut, Argentina
Birthplace: Trelew, Chubut, Argentina
Record: 39-4, 1 ND, 36 KOs
Height: 5’6.5”
Reach: 69”
Stance: Right-handed
Manager / co-promoter: Mario Arano
Trainer: Joel Diaz

WBA welterweight world champion…
World championship fights: 1-2, 1 KO…
Former two-time super lightweight world title challenger…
Interim world championship fights: 3-0, 3 KOs…
Former WBC interim super lightweight world champion, 2 successful defenses…
Boxing Writers Association of America “2014 Fight of the Year” – Matthysse KO11 Molina…
Former WBA Inter-Continental welterweight champion…
Former WBO International welterweight champion…
Former WBC Silver super lightweight champion…
Two-time WBC Continental Americas super lightweight champion…
Former WBO Interim Latino junior welterweight champion, one successful defense…
Former WBO Latino junior welterweight champion, two successful defenses…

At the age of 35, Lucas is a 14-year pro. The WBA welterweight world champion, he won the title in his last fight. He is a former WBC interim super lightweight champion – he won that title in September, 2012, and made two successful title defenses. He is also a two-time super lightweight world title challenger.


Lucas has been one of boxing’s most exciting fighters for several years – skilled, poised, and experienced against top-level fighters, with an aggressive style and devastating punching power. 36 of his 39 wins have been by knockout.


STRENGTHS:

Has an aggressive style, good skills, speed, and movement…has tremendous punching power in both hands…a good body puncher…physically strong, durable and determined…at his best, he constantly pressures his opponents and wears them down…is experienced against top opposition…had a strong amateur background…has a strong family boxing background…


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

44 fights…189 total rounds…30 world championship rounds…11 interim world championship rounds…


AVERAGE LENGTH OF BOUTS:

4.2 rounds…


KNOCKOUT PERCENTAGE:

of total fights – 81 %...of wins – 92 %...


DISTANCE FIGHTS:

12 rounds – 3 (1-2)…11 rounds – 1 (1-0)…10 rounds – 4 (2-2)…

JHACK “El Capitan” TEPORA

Age: 25 (4-8-93)
Residence: Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
Birthplace: Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
Record: 21-0, 16 KOs
Height: 5’6”
Reach: 67”
Stance: Left-handed

JHACK “El Capitan” TEPORA (21-0, 16 KOs)…
Ranked WBO #6 at 126 pounds…
WBO Inter-Continental featherweight champion…
WBO Oriental featherweight champion, 1 successful defense…
Former WBO Asia-Pacific super bantamweight champion, 1 successful defense…
Former Philippines super bantamweight champion…

AMATEUR HIGHLIGHTS:
2011 Flyweight Gold Medalist at the PLDT-ABAP National Boxing Championships in Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental, Philippines...

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
21 fights…86 total rounds…

AVERAGE LENGTH OF BOUTS:
4 rounds…

KNOCKOUT PERCENTAGE:
76 %...

DISTANCE FIGHTS:
10 rounds – 3 (3-0)…8 rounds – 1 (1-0)…


EDIVALDO “Indio” ORTEGA

Age: 27 (6-19-90)
Residence: Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Birthplace: San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida, Puebla, Mexico
Record: 26-1-1, 12 KOs
Stance: Left-handed

EDIVALDO “Indio” ORTEGA (26-1-1, 12 KOs)…
Former NABO junior featherweight champion…
At the age of 27, Edivaldo is a 10-year pro – he made his debut at 17.
In his last fight on January 27, 2018, in Tijuana, Baja California, he won a 10-round unanimous decision against Drian Francisco.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
28 fights…158 rounds…

AVERAGE LENGTH OF BOUTS:
5.6 rounds…

KNOCKOUT PERCENTAGE:
of total fights – 42 %...of wins – 46 %...

DISTANCE FIGHTS:
10 rounds – 6 (5-1)…8 rounds – 2 (2-0)…

LU BIN

Age: 23 (10-18-94)
Residence: Jinan, China
Birthplace: Yongkang, Zhejiang, China
Record: 1-0, 1 KO
Height: 5’5”
Stance: Left-handed

LU BIN (1-0, 1 KO)…
Ranked WBA #12 at 108 pounds…
Asian Boxing Council (ABCO) light flyweight champion…
2016 Olympic Games (amateur) representative for China, 108 pounds…
2012 AIBA Youth World Championships (amateur), 108 pounds – Gold Medalist...
At the age of 23, Lu has been fighting as a professional since September, 2017. Before his debut, he was an amateur standout who represented his native China in the 2016 Olympic Games.
He made his pro debut on September 29, 2017, in Beijing and won the Asian Boxing Council light flyweight title with a third-round TKO against Wanchai Nianghansa (aka Chatchai Benjamas).


CARLOS “CCC” CANIZALES

Age: 25 (3-11-95)
Residence: Caracas, Venezuela
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Record: 20-0-1, 16 KOs
Height: 5’3”
Reach: 6’4.5”
Stance: Right-handed

CARLOS “CCC” CANIZALES (20-0-1)…
WBA light flyweight world champion…
Former WBA Fedelatin light flyweight champion…
Former Venezuelan light flyweight champion…
At the age of 25, Carlos is a four-year pro. The WBA light flyweight world champion, he won the title in his last fight on March 18, 2018, in Kobe, Japan.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
21 fights…93 total rounds…24 world championship rounds…

AVERAGE LENGTH OF BOUTS:
4.4 rounds…

KNOCKOUT PERCENTAGE:
of total fights – 76 %...of wins – 80 %...

DISTANCE FIGHTS:
12 rounds – 2 (1-0-1)…11 rounds – 1 (1-0)…

MUHAMMAD “Falcon” WASEEM

Age: 30 (8-29-87)
Residence: Seoul, South Korea
Birthplace: Quetta, Pakistan
Record: 8-0, 6 KOs
Height: 5’6”
Stance: Right-handed

MUHAMMAD “Falcon” WASEEM (8-0, 6 KOs)…
Ranked IBF #5 at 112 pounds…
Former WBC Silver flyweight chanmpion, 1 successful defense…
2010 World Combat Games (amateur), 112 pounds – Gold Medalist…

At the age of 30, Muhammad is a two-year pro. A contender at 112 pounds, he is ranked No. 5 by the IBF. Muhammad Waseem has won many National Competitions and has been undefeated for more than 7 years creating history in Pakistan Boxing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
8 fights…48 total rounds…

AVERAGE LENGTH OF BOUTS:
6 rounds…

KNOCKOUT PERCENTAGE:
75 %...

DISTANCE FIGHTS:
12 rounds – 2 (2-0)…


MORUTI “Babyface” MTHALANE

Age: 35 (6-10-82)
Residence: Johannesburg, South Africa
Birthplace: Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Record: 35-2, 25 KOs
Height: 5’6”
Reach: 66.5”

MORUTI “Babyface” MTHALANE (35-2, 25 KOs)...
Ranked IBF #3 at 112 pounds...
Former IBF flyweight world champion, 4 successful defenses…
Former South African flyweight champion, 3 successful defenses...
Former WBC International flyweight champion...
At the age of 35, Moruti is a 17-year pro. A former IBF flyweight world champion, he won the title in November, 2009, and made four successful title defenses before vacating the title.
In his last fight on October 27, 2917, in Mmabatho, South Africa, he won the vacant IBF International flyweight title with a second-round TKO against Ardin Diale.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
37 fights...205 total rounds...43 world championship rounds…

AVERAGE LENGTH OF BOUTS:
5.5 rounds...

KNOCKOUT PERCENTAGE:
of total fights – 67 %...of wins – 71 %...

DISTANCE FIGHTS:
12 rounds – 4 (4-0)...11 rounds – 1 (0-1)...