‘Comfortable’ Matthysse calls Malaysia home as Pacquiao fight nears

first_imgPalace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Matthysse arrived in the Malaysian capital a week ago for his welterweight title fight against boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and he already feels very much at ease.Matthysse camp releases this video instead thru MP Promotions | @marcreyesINQ pic.twitter.com/JZ7fNzcSE2FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’— INQUIRER Sports (@INQUIRERSports) July 10, 2018 Lucas Matthysse during his grand arrival at Le Meridien in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Mark Giongco/INQUIRER.netKUALA LUMPUR — The drums rolled and cameras flashed signaling the grand arrival of Lucas Matthysse at Le Meridien, a luxury hotel in downtown Kuala Lumpur.Filipino and Malaysian media scrambled just to get a decent shot of the Argentine boxing champion as he walked on the red carpet.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Hoops-mad Philippines finally catches case of World Cup fever MOST READ LATEST STORIES Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Matthysse, the current WBA titleholder, planed in early to get himself accustomed to the tropical weather.Pacquiao and Matthysse headlines “The Fight of Champions” set on July 15 at Axiata Arena here.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding “I’ve been preparing for this (fight). I feel like Malaysia’s my home. I feel happy to be here,” Matthysse said through an interpreter during a media scrum on Tuesday.“We trained really, really hard for this fight. I feel comfortable here in Malaysia so I’m ready to give my best.”The 35-year-old Matthysse flew to Malaysia on Thursday after a grueling 18-hour flight from Los Angeles.WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse has arrived. pic.twitter.com/x4du89sL9q— MG (@MarkGiongcoINQ) July 10, 2018ADVERTISEMENT Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazillast_img read more