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Manny Pacquiao v Jeff Horn: WBO urged to review decisions and officiating

Jeff Horn took the title with a unanimous points win in Brisbane (Image credit: Reuters)

Former welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao has urged the WBO to review an “unfair decision and officiating” in his controversial defeat by Jeff Horn. Pacquiao was unanimously outpointed in Brisbane on Sunday as 29-year-old Horn won his first world title. “I love boxing and I don’t want to see it dying because of unfair decision and officiating,” said Pacquiao, 38, The Philippines’ ...

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Jeff Horn beats Manny Pacquiao wins WBO welterweight title in Brisbane

Jeff Horn won his first world title in front of a hometown crowd of more than 50,000 (Image credit: Reuters)

Former schoolteacher Jeff Horn stunned champion Manny Pacquiao to win the WBO world welterweight title with a unanimous points decision in Brisbane. The three judges scored the fight 117-111, 115-113, 115-113 to the 29-year-old Australian at Lang Park. “That’s the decision of the judges. I respect that,” said 38-year-old Pacquiao. The Filipino, an eight-weight world champion, has now lost four ...

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Amir Khan v Manny Pacquiao ‘super fight’ CALLED OFF, says promoter


Amir Khan’s scheduled fight against Manny Pacquiao has been called off, according to the Filipino’s promoter Bob Arum. The two fighters had announced the “super fight” on Twitter at the end of February, with only the location to be determined. A venue in the United Arab Emirates was expected to be confirmed but Arum says the April 23 showdown is ...

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Manny Pacquiao claims WBO welterweight title on return to the ring

Manny Pacquiao beat Vargas in only his second fight since his defeat by Floyd Mayweather in October 2015 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manny Pacquiao returned to the ring to score a unanimous decision over champion Jessie Vargas to claim the WBO welterweight title in Las Vegas. Former eight-division world champion Pacquiao, 37, had announced his retirement after beating Timothy Bradley in April. The judges scored the bout 114-113, 118-109 and 118-109 in favour of the veteran Filipino. His former world title rival ...

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Manny Pacquiao plans to retire after one more fight next year

Pacquiao facing Floyd Mayweather (Image credit: Getty Images)

Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao says he is likely to retire from the sport after one more fight next year. Pacquiao, who lost to Floyd Mayweather in his last fight, wants to run for a seat in the Philippines senate in 2016. Britain’s Amir Khan is one potential opponent for 36-year-old Pacquiao, with American Terence Crawford among the other contenders. ...

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Floyd Mayweather denies breaking drug guidelines over IV use

Mayweather vs Pacquaio (Image credit: Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather has denied he broke any rules by having an infusion of saline and vitamins on the eve of his super-fight with Manny Pacquiao. A report claims  Mayweather was given an IV drip ahead of the 2 May bout and had received favourable treatment from the US Anti-Doping Agency (Usada). Usada countered in a statement that the report was ...

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