Manny Pacquiao vs Jeff Horn for World Boxing Organization welterweight title.
Boxing great out of Philippines Manny Pacquiao faces off Australian Jeff Horn in defense of the WBO World welterweight title. The championship bout headlines Battle of Brisbane held on Sunday July 2 at Suncorp Stadium live on TV.
The official weigh-ins ceremony was conducted on Saturday morning. It was held by the famed ring announcer out of the United States Michael Buffer.
The challenger showed 66.35 kg. The champion was 66.1. The welterweight limit is 66.68 kg (147 lb).
The Battle of Brisbane is a seven-fight bill. The four-fight main program is broadcasted live starting 11 am (AEST). The main event Pacquiao vs Horn starts not earlier than 1.30 pm.
The second bout from the top is the IBF World junior bantamweight championship. The current title holder Jerwin Ancajas of Philippines takes on Teiru Kinoshita of Japan in defense of the belt. The full fight card can be found below.
WBO World Welterweight Title 12 x 3 minute rounds
Manny Pacquiao (Philippines) vs. Jeff Horn (Australia)
IBF World Junior Bantamweight Title 12 x 3 minute rounds
Jerwin Ancajas (Philippines) vs. Teiru Kinoshita (Japan)
Featherweight 6 x 3 minute rounds
Michael Conlan (Ireland) vs. Jarrett Owen (Australia)
Middleweight 8 x 3 minute rounds
Shane Mosley Jr (USA) vs. David Toussaint (Australia)
WBO International & IBF Australasian Light heavyweight Titles 10 x 3 minute rounds
Damien Hooper (Australia) vs. Umar Salamov (Russia)
Bantamweight 6 x 3 minute rounds
Rasmanudin (Indonesia) vs Brock Jarvis (Australia)
Junior Welterweight 6 x 3 minute rounds
Jonel Dapidran (Philippines) vs. Brent Dames (Australia)