Battle of Brisbane
MANNY PACQUIAO vs. JEFF HORN
WBO Welterweight Championship
Saturday, July 1, 2017 * Brisbane, Australia
LIVE ON SUPER CHANNEL IN CANADA
9 p.m. ET /6 p.m. PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
“BATTLE OF BRISBANE” WEIGHTS
MANNY PACQUIAO VS. JEFF HORN
AIRING IN CANADA TOMORROW NIGHT
LIVE FROM AUSTRALIA
EXCLUSIVELY ON SUPER CHANNEL
MANNY PACQUIAO 146 LBS., JEFF HORN 147 LBS.
EDMONTON, Alberta, Canada (June 30, 2017) – The eight principal fighters all made weight today for tomorrow night’s “Battle of Brisbane”, starting at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT, airing on Super Channel across Canada, live from Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
“Battle of Brisbane: Pacquiao vs. Horn” is a presentation of Top Rank Boxing and Duco Events. Super Channel will air four exciting fights from this card, headlined by World Boxing Organization (WBO) Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, the eight-division world champion, defending his title against unbeaten challenger Jeff Horn, exclusively in Canada.
BATTLE OF BRISBANE ON SUPER CHANNEL
Main Event – WBO Welterweight World Championship (12 rounds)
Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs), Champion, General Santos City, Philippines 146 lbs.
Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs), Challenger, Brisbane, Australia 147 lbs.
Co-Feature – IBF Super Flyweight World Championship (12 rounds)
Jerwin Ancajas (26-1-1, 17 KOs), Champion, Cavite City, Philippines 114 lbs.
Teiru Kinoshita (25-1-1, 8 KOs), Challenger, Kobe, Japan 115 lbs.
Middleweights (8 rounds)
Shane Mosley, Jr. (10-1, 7 KOs), Pomona, California. USA 160 lbs.
David Toussaint (10-0, 8 KOs), Canberra, Australia 160 lbs.
Featherweights (6 rounds)
Michael Conlan (2-0, 2 KOs), Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK 126 lbs.
Jarrett Owen (5-4-3, 2 KOs), Brisbane, Australia 126 lbs.
WHAT: “Battle of Brisbane: Pacquiao vs. Horn”
WHEN: Saturday, July 1, 2017
WHERE: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia
PROMOTERS: Top Rank & Duco Events
TELEVISION: Live on Super Channel across Canada
FIRST TV BOUT: 9:00 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT
PACQUIAO VS. DE LA HOYA & HATTON REPLAYS ON SC1
As a warm-up to the “Battle of Brisbane” on July 1, Super Channel will present two replays of previous Pacquiao bouts on Friday June 30 starting at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT on SC1:
Manny Pacquiao vs Oscar de la Hoya– Dec. 6, 2008
Manny Pacquiao vs Ricky Hatton– May 2, 2009 (IBO World super lightweight title)
These fights will also be available on Super Channel On Demand.
Some of the greatest boxers in history have confirmed they will be ringside, including Roberto Duran, Evander Holyfield, and Thomas Hearns.
To see the “Battle of Brisbane” live, as well as more exciting boxing to come, fight fans in Canada can contact their local cable provider to subscribe to Super Channel and all that it has to offer, including premium series, movies and much more, for as low as $9.95 per month.
About Super Channel:
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