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In 41 photos – Timothy Bradley and Manny Pacquiao inspire the conspiracy theorists

SO. Why did Filipino great Manny Pacquiao – winner of world titles in eight weight divisions – lose to his WBO welterweight title to American Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas? The judges proclaimed a split decision. Bradley remins undefeated in the face of the fact that Pacquiao landed 94 more punches (253 punches to 159), and should have won.

Said Pacquiao: “I accept what the result is.” But whan asked if the thoght he’d won the fight, Pacquiao answered: “Absolutely, yes.” Acceptance is movable target.

Promoter Bob Arum manages both fighters. A lucrative rematch has been scheduled. Says Arum: “Can you believe that? Unbelievable. I went over to Bradley before the decision and he said, ‘I tried hard but I couldn’t beat the guy.'”

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Posted: 11th, June 2012 | In: Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Manny Pacquiao v Juan Manuel Marquez In Photos

FILIPINO boxer Manny Pacquiao defeated Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas. He retains his WBO welterweight title with a decision identical to the pair’s last meeting in 2008. Two judges voted fgotr Pacquiao; one could not split the fighters. The crowd was less uncertain, booing  and chucking cans and bottles into the ring,. East of Manila, someone watched the bout whilst sat in giant motorised shoe… We took photos:


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Mexico's Juan Manuel Marquez, left, hits Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, during a WBO welterweight title fight Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)




Posted: 13th, November 2011 | In: Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Ricky Hatton vs Manny Pacquiao, Almost Ready To Rumble

Ricky Hatton vs Manny Pacquiao: it’s the super fight every boxing fan wants to see. The good news is, it’s close to being made.

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Posted: 19th, December 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (4) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0