Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 8/27/14
Manny
To call Timothy Bradley's victory over Manny Pacquiao shocking is perhaps the understatement of the year. Let's be clear: Pacquiao got screwed. Bradley, after being clearly dominated for 12 rounds by Pacquiao, somehow managed to emerge with Pacquiao's WBO welterweight belt Saturday night in Las Vegas with an unfathomable split-decision victory that immediately raised questions of a fix. Bradley "won" by 115-113 on two scorecards -- the other judge had Pacquiao winning by that score -- but it could be argued that Pacquiao won all 12 rounds. Coming into the fight, Pacquiao's mental state, among other things, was questioned, and many people hedged their bets late in the game, too. Picking against Pacquiao became difficult, but people started justifying their thoughts based on his personal life and the changes he's made in the recent past. And now one thing is for sure more than anything else: The biggest fight the sport can make right now is officially off for the time being. And ...
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