Pac­quiao, Horn make weight

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - THE SECOND PAGE -

The last of the for­mal­i­ties is over, and Manny Pac­quiao is ready for his WBO wel­ter­weight world ti­tle de­fense against Aus­tralian Jeff Horn. Both box­ers eas­ily made weight this morn­ing at Sun­corp Sta­dium in Bris­bane, with Pac­quiao tip­ping the scales at 146 pounds and Horn weigh­ing in at 147 pounds. Pac­quiao, 38, an 11-time world cham­pion across eight di­vi­sions, is the fa­vorite to win his 60th fight when he lines up against Horn, 29, a for­mer school teacher who is un­beaten in his 17 fights since turn­ing pro in 2013. The fight will be held Sun­day af­ter­noon lo­cal time and broad­cast live on ESPN to the U.S. tonight .

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