Jeff Horn scored a controversial unanimous decision win over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday, and we have all the play-by-play action from the card.
Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn combined for a 12-round war on Saturday, but in the end the fight ended with a controversial decision win for the hometown boy, Horn. The judges scored the bout 117-111, 115-113, 115-113 for Horn, but many had Pacquiao winning the fight.
Earlier today, the July 1 fight between WBO welterweight champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) and Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) was announced for Saturday, July 1 (Sunday, July 2 for Australia) at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. There’s no word yet whether the Pacquiao-Horn fight will be carried live by HBO PPV or if will be televised on Top Rank PPV. Pacquiao could make a name for the 29-year-old Horn if he loses to him or if he has a hard time beating him.
WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas (27-1, 10 KOs) thinks ESPN First Take analyst Max Kellerman is ignorant for his recent comments in saying that if Manny Pacquiao (58-6-2, 38 KOs) loses to Vargas in their fight on November 5, then it suggests that the Filipino fighter is over-the-hill.
If Manny Pacquiao is to fight a rematch with newly crowned WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn, he says he wants a “fair deal” for both of the fighters when it comes to the officials. Pacquiao lost a controversial 12 round unanimous decision to the 29-year-old Horn last Saturday night at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. It looked to some that Pacquiao the opposite of a fair deal.
Desire to have his rematch against WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn (17-0-1, 11 KOs) in the Philippines or the United States rather than in Australia, which is where their previous fight took place on July 2.
Pacquiao, 38, lost that fight by a controversial 12 round unanimous decision at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. Pacquiao wants to avoid a repeat of that fight, and he’s hoping to be able to have a say so in the selecting of the judges for the fight.
PHILIPPINE boxing legend Manny Pacquiao on Wednesday urged the World Boxing Organization (WBO) to review the “unfair decision and officiating” after losing his welterweight title to Australia’s Jeff Horn.
Pacquiao endorsed a formal call by the Philippines’ Games and Amusement Board for the WBO to review the outcome of Sunday’s fight in Brisbane.
“I love boxing and I don’t wanna see it dying because of unfair decision and officiating,” Pacquiao, 38, said in a statement issued by his office.
LAS VEGAS -- Filipino southpaw Manny Pacquiao reclaimed the World Boxing Organization welterweight title for the third time with a unanimous decision victory over former champion Jesse Vargas in his comeback fight on Saturday.
Manny Pacquiao’s controversial defeat to Jeff Horn last Saturday night may prove poison for the future ratings for other big fights. The fight brought in a peak of 4.4 million viewers on free television on ESPN and ESPN Deportes with an average of 3.1 million viewers. Those were HUGE ratings for sure. It’s too bad this wasn’t PPV, because Pacquiao would have made considerably more than the $10 million that he received for the Horn fight.
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has put together the November 5th Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas fight card that will have four world title matches at stake at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Pacquiao-Vargas fight will be shown on Top Rank pay-per-view at 9:00 p.m. ET on November 5.
WBO welterweight champ Manny Pacquiao and unbeaten Australian challenger Jeff Horn face off at the weigh-in for the Battle Of Brisbane this morning... Manny tipped the scales at 146 and Horn at 147 oddsmakers aren't giving Horn much of a chance to win but there's always the possibility of a lucky punch... Horn has nothing to lose and everything to gain in the fight set tomorrow
Las Vegas via Ysa - The only eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao and the WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas easily made the 147-pound weight limit Friday, with the former tipping the scales at 144.8 pounds and the latter at 146.5 pounds in front of a huge crowd at the Wynn Las Vegas – Encore Theatre.
Manny Pacquiao is reportedly flying to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to make a deal for a fight in that country on April 23 against an opponent still to be determined. Pacquiao was supposed to be fighting unbeaten Jeff Horn in Brisbane, Australia, but that fight may not happen.
It will be up to Pacquiao. His promoter Bob Arum is taking a low profile right now, so it’s unclear whether he’s still looking to make the fight against Horn or not. Pacquiao’s adviser Michael Koncz revealed the news a week ago the possibility of his next fight taking place in the UAE rather than in Brisbane.
Former eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent has reportedly been narrowed down to the following three Top Rank names: Terence Crawford, Jessie Vargas and Viktor Postol. The only two non-Top Rank fighters that were mentioned as possibilities, Danny Garcia and Adrien Broner, have both been eliminated from the running.
Top Rank star Manny Pacquiao will be fighting on November 5th at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to his promoter Bob Arum in speaking to RingTV. Arum has had Pacquiao mostly fighting in Las Vegas for the last eight years.
LAS VEGAS via YSA - Atop the boxing ring of the Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas on November 5, Manny Pacquiao will again represent his beloved country, the Philippines, where he is an elected senator.
Former two-time world title challenger Paul Smith thinks Kell Brook (36-0, 25 KOs) has a real challenge on his hands in his fight on Saturday, September 10 against the naturally bigger middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (35-0, 32 KOs).
After sparring twice with UFC star Conor McGregor, Paulie Malignaggi quit his camp on Thursday shortly after 2 photos leaked from someone, showing Malignaggi appearing to get the worst of it during one of the sparring sessions. Malignaggi recently joined McGregor’s training camp to help him get ready for his August 26 mega-fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Most boxing analysts and enthusiasts have pegged Manny Pacquiao as an overwhelming favorite in his upcoming fight with WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas at the Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas on November 5. In fact, the Pacman’s conditioning trainer, Justine Fortune, recently stated he “saw nothing special in him (Vargas) that will make him beat Manny.”
MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Boxers from the known Peñalosa family showed their strength and power at the boxing event of the recently concluded Gemmalyn Crosby Sports Festival (GCSF) at the SMX Convention Center.
David Emanuel Peralta (26-2-1, 14 KOs) saw his fortunes change last Saturday night with his 12 round split decision win over former two division world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (33-5-1, 18 KOs) at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The 5’11” Peralta says he had been planning on retiring from boxing after his fight against Guerrero, but after beating he says he’s going to be quitting his taxi driving job to focus on his career.
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