Information on the Manny Pacquiao vs Horn fight time, live stream, TV channel and undercard breakdown ahead of the world title fight.
Manny Pacquiao will put his WBO welterweight world title on the line tonight in Brisbane, Australia against local fighter Jeff Horn.
While Horn might not be known to many outside of Australia, he has a very respectable unbeaten record of 16-0-1 (11KO).
Both men came in within the 147lbs weigh in limit at the first time of asking ahead of the bout (hat tip Top Rank YouTube):
Pacquiao is the warm favorite but consensus would say the ‘Pacman’ is in the winding down stage of his career now, so he will have to be careful not to underestimate his ultra motivated Australian opponent.
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A whopping 55,000 spectators are expected to turn out tonight in Brisbane.
Action will get underway at 9pm ET tonight on ESPN in the US, which is 6pm PT on the West coast of the United States.
For viewers in the UK and Ireland the TV action will start at 2am Sunday morning on BoxNation. It will be available to live stream for subscribers of ESPN and BoxNation.
The undercard is a tasty one too.
Highly touted Irishman Michael Conlan continues his journey in the pro ranks in his third pro fight against local Brisbane fighter Jarrett Owen.
Regarding the headliner, it will mark the first time that Manny Pacquiao has not boxed on pay per view tonight in more than a decade and is expected to draw a significant audience on ESPN in the US and internationally in Australia.
There will also be another world title fight on the undercard between Teiru Kinoshita and Jerwin Ancajas for the IBF world super-flyweight title.
The event will take place at the Suncorp stadium. Here’s a taste of how fight week went in Australia ahead of tonight: