Manny Pacquiao (58-6-2, 38 KOs) retired to focus on his senatorial duties in the Philippines after dominating Timothy Bradley en route to a unanimous decision victory back in April, but that sure didn’t last long. Pacquiao only stayed away from boxing for five months before getting back into the gym. For his comeback fight, he’ll be taking on WBO welterweight titleholder and Las Vegas’ own Jessie Vargas (27-1, 10 KOs). The 27-year-old won his third career belt after knocking out Sadam Ali in the 9th round of their March bout.
This will be Vargas’ first title defense of his newly acquired belt, and he couldn’t have picked a much tougher opponent. Pacquiao is one of the greatest fighters to ever step instead the squared circle, and he is the only boxer to ever win belts in eight different divisions. But while Pacquaio is a slam dunk Hall of Famer, he has shown signs of slowing down. He is now 37-years-old, and he’s only knocked out one of his last 11 opponents.
Now that you know a little background info on the fight, watch this video to get real pumped up. When you’re done running around your house with “Eye of the Tiger” blaring, come back and find out how to watch this title bout.
Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas Tale Of The Tape
Age: Pacquiao (37), Vargas (27)
Height: Pacquiao (5’5.5″), Vargas (5’10”)
Reach: Pacquiao (67 in), Vargas (72 in)
Weight: Pacquiao (144.8 lbs), Vargas (146.5 lbs)
Stance: Pacquiao (Southpaw), Vargas (Orthodox)
Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas Viewing Details
How To Watch Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas Live Stream Online
Unfortunately for boxing fans, this fight is on Top Rank PPV. To legally watch this fight online, you’ll have to shell out $59.99 to live stream the action on Top Rank.