The most awaited match of the decade dubbed as “The Battle of the East and West”, the match between Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and Ricky “Hitman” Hatton. It is a boxing light welterweight superfight for the International Boxing Organization (IBO) and The Ring light welterweight (super lightweight) championship. The bout will be between Manny Pacquiao of General Santos, Philippines and Ricky Hatton from Manchester, United Kingdom.
The superfight will be held on May 2, 2009 at the MGM Grand Las Vegas at Las Vegas, Nevada, United States or May 3, 2009 (Philippine Time).
Roach predicted that the fight won’t last for more than three rounds and definitely there will be a knockout , let’s just hope and pray that Pacquiao will win on this fight. Go Pacman!!!
If you are living in Pasig City (Philippines), you can watch “The Battle of the East and West” free on the big screen, just go to Pasig stadium and if you have patience to watch the delayed telecast, just tune in your television on GMA 7, courtesy of Solar Sports. 😀
If you have fast internet connection, you can watch the free live streaming video on Sopcast, ustream and justin.tv. Sopcast channel will be provided tomorrow.
Hatton was knocked down by Pacquiao twice on the first round, and another time at the second round to lose via 2nd round TKO.