Pacquiao vs Matthysse ‘Fight of Champions’ tickets now on sale
FIGHT tickets to the highly anticipated July 15 title fight between champion Lucas Matthysse and Manny Pacquiao went on sale starting July 7 at the famous Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur.
The Axiata Arena's ticketing office went online with myticket.asia or through direct link < h t t p s : / / m y t i c ket.asia/fight-of-champions-malaysia-manny-pacquiao-vs-lucas-matthysseonline-sale-4-00pm-on7th-june-18/>.
For other inquiries, contact the Axiata offices: +6038-605-0195.
The Axiata Arena ticketing office has been flooded with a lot of inquiries regarding ticket sales since April when Pacquiao and Matthysse announced their fight in press conferences in Manila and Kuala Lumpur.
Ticket prices are pegged at $5,000, $2,000, $1,000, $500, $350, $250 and $125. Corporate box rooms are also available.
The most exciting boxing event in Malaysia in the last four decades features four world championships, including Pacquiao’s bid to win the World Boxing Association's welterweight crown against Matthysse.
The 16,000-seat venue is expected to be filled as MP Promotions Kuala Lumpur (MPKL) has assembled an all-star cast of fighters from all over the world, from China to India, to South Africa, Mexico among others.
The ticket release was well timed for fans to avail of huge discounts since new Malaysian government of Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, eliminated the old GST or the goods and service tax which amounts to six percent on goods and services.
Pacquiao, the only eight-division and 10time world boxing champion, is also the promoter of this fight with his MPKL company trying to equal, if not surpass the greatest boxing event in this country since Muhammad Ali and Joe Bugner fought in 1975.
The other three title fights in the explosive card pit Edivaldo “Indio” Ortega of Mexico (26-1-1, 12 KOs) versus unbeaten Cebuano Jhack Tepora (21-0, 16 KOs) in a world featherweight championship; Carlos Canizales of Venezuela (20-0-1, 16 KOs) vs Chinese sensation Lu Bin and veteran Moruti Mthalane of South Africa (35-2, 24 KOs) vs Muhammad Waseem of Pakistan, (8-0, 6 KOs) for the IBF flyweight crown. at third place with a total of 834 pinfalls off scores of 160, 221, 194 and 199.
Senior keglers Fred Torrequemada (806) and Danny Sabang (800) rounded up the top five in the men’s competition.
Uybengkee, on the other hand, ruled the Women's Division by tallying the scores of 161, 159, 145 and 164 for a total of 845 pinfalls.
Trailing her was Cristilyn Tan, who scored 160, 159, 145 and 164 for a total 772 pinfalls.
Sam Camero placed third place by knocking down 734 pinfalls off scores of 178, 135, 154 and 123.
Fourth to sixth placers were Rose Camero (722), Johna Calipay (686) and Erica Kim (647).