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If you watched the fight between what most consider the world’s best boxer, Manny Pacquiao, and now new welterweight title holder, Timothy Bradley, you know Pacquiao won. It was arguably one of the most controversial outcomes since Roy Jones Jr. was robbed in the Seoul Olympics of 1988.
Due to the uproar of media and public since the fight, promoter Bob Arum says he will not allow a Pacquiao-Bradley rematch until the Nevada attorney general, Catherine Cortez Masto, initiates an investigation. Bradley, who was a 4-1 underdog entering the fight, upset Pacquiao in a split-decision. All three judges scored the bout 115-113, with Duane Ford and C.J. Ross proclaiming Bradley the winner and Jerry Roth siding with Pacquiao.
Arum’s company, Top Rank, promotes both Pacquiao and Bradley causing fans and media to question whether he or his company had rigged the fight in Bradley’s favor. Because of this, Arum is demanding an investigation stating:
“I want to investigate whether there was...
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Manny Pacquiao was robbed.
So says Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, himself a former boxer and member of the Nevada Gaming Commission before he was elected to Congress.
The lawmaker said Tuesday it was clear to everyone who knows anything about boxing that Pacquiao won his bout in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Reid said he was not personally at the fight, but that he...
Manny Pacquiao, unbeaten in 15 straight fights dating back to 2005, looked to be well on his way to retaining his WBO welterweight title in a fight against unbeaten challenger Timothy Bradley Jr. on Saturday night. That is, until the judges had their say. In a stunning turn of events, the judges handed Bradley the victory in a split decision, despite nearly every statistic and pair...
The boxing world is still in an uproar over Timothy Bradley’s controversial win over Manny Pacquiao. While many believe that Pacquiao was robbed by the decision, one of the judges believes that people just don’t understand how fights are judged.
Duane Ford, one of two judges that scored the fight 115-113 in favor of Bradley, spoke to Yahoo! Sports to explain the way he saw the...
LAS VEGAS -- Manny Pacquiao tried to turn his welterweight title fight with Timothy Bradley into a brawl, but it was Bradley who won a split decision to end a remarkable run by the Filipino fighter. Bradley won 115-113 on two scorecards, while losing by the same margin on the third. The decision was roundly booed by the crowd at the MGM Grand arena. Pacquiao never put Bradley down...
Manny Pacquiao loss to Timothy Bradley in a upset split decision Saturday night. During the match-up it appeared that Pacquiao was dominating Bradley, but at the end of the match-up Bradley walked away with Pacquiao's WBO welterweight championship belt.Before the match most fans, including Manny Pacquiao, were glued to the Game 7 Eastern Conference Finals Game 7 match-up between...
WBO WELTERWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT
Manny Pacquiao (c) vs. Timothy Bradley
Pacquiao is coming out the aggressor as Bradley is on his heels. Bradley is looking to counter off Manny's left lead but Pacquiao is getting out of range. Bradley throws a number of flurries but he's not connecting with much on it. Manny finishes the round strong with some nice straights.
Fans were given at least one less conflict to worry about, though, when Bob Arum, Pacquiao's promoter, announced Friday that the start of the fight would be delayed until Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals ends. Pacquiao, an eight-division champion and congressman in his native Philippines, is a huge Celtics fan.
"I'm not waiting for Manny's request on...
The collective feeling after the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight was this: Pacman got robbed. Split decision? Try wrong decision. Who called this fight, anyway? Is Floyd Mayweather Jr. still making moves to take down Manny from his jail cell? You usually only get screwed this much on pay-per-view for other reasons. Plenty of people are already calling it the death of boxing...
You know what is the single most best way to find out if you won a fight or not? You go directly to the people and our very own Michael Mardones did just that as he asked fans inside the MGM who they though won the bout, with a very special cameo from former heavyweight [...]
As the summer gets into full swing, the heat will be scorhing inside the Grand Garden Arena of the MGM in Las Vegas, NV tomorrow night, undefeated welterweight champion Timothy Bradley will look to win his twenty nineth professional fight and go home with the WBO welterweight title, as he faces Manny Pacquaio in the [...]
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Where's the Outrage for the Terrible Pacquiao vs. Bradley Decision?
As we struggle to make sense of the atrocious decision that gave Timothy Bradley the win over Pacquiao, we need to figure out how to put this into perspective. Let’s break it down for all the participants in the fight and see where the blame lies for one of the worst decisions in a big fight to ever come down...
As the fallout continues from Manny Pacquiao’s first loss since 2005 on Saturday night, We had a chance to catch up with his strength and conditioning trainer Alex Ariza as he comments on what happened the night of the fight and is still in disbelief as to how Timothy Bradley beat Manny Pacquaio.