HBO Boxing | Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy BradleyCategory: Boxing
MATCHUP: Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy Bradley
EVENT: WBO Welterweight Championship: Pacquiao vs Bradley
DATE: June 9, 2012, 9:00 PM PT / 7:00 PM ET
VENUE: MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
FIGHT DETAILS: Manny Pacquiao defends his WBO Welterweight title against Timothy Bradley
Filipino Pacquiao (54 wins – 3 losses, 38 KOs) is the reigning WBO Welterweight Champion. He is the first eight-division world champion; having won six world titles, as well as the first to win the lineal championship in four different weight classes. He was named “Fighter of the Decade” for the 2000s (decade) by the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA). He is also a three-time The Ring and BWAA “Fighter of the Year,” winning the award in 2006, 2008 and 2009.
Bradley from the USA (28 wins – 0 loss, 12 KOs) is the current WBC Light Welterweight Champion. He is a former two-time WBC Light Welterweight Champion and currently ranked by Ring as the number eight best pound for pound boxer in the world.
His last fight was against Joel Casamayor where he won via 8th round knockout.
FIGHT RESULT: Bradley won a split decision over Pacquiao. Judges Duane Ford and C. J. Ross scored the fight 115–113 in favor of Bradley, while Jerry Roth scored the fight 115–113 in favor of Pacquiao.
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