TIM BRADLEY-MANNY PACQUIAO TOP BOXING WEEKEND
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Las Vegas, NV– Timothy Bradley, (146 lbs), Palm Springs, CA SD 12 Manny Pacquiao, (147), General Santos City, Phillipines. (WBO 147 lb title). Bradley (29-0, 12 KOs) hurt his right foot in the fourth round, was thoroughly beaten to the punch by Pacquiao and never hurt the man. Somehow however Pacquiao (54-4-2, 38 KOs) tastes defeat for first time in over seven years. Two cards for Bradley at 115-113 and the same for Pacquiao. The “Ace” had it 117-113 for Pacquiao.
WAS ARCE ACTING ON HIS ASS?
Jorge Arce, (123.5), Los Mochis, Mexico NC 2 Jesus Rojas, (123.5), Caguas, Puerto Rico. After Arce (60-6-2, 1 NC 46 KOs) dropped Rojas (18-1-1, 1 NC 13 KOs) in round one a seemingly harmless head-butt and low blow followed by a shot to the head, Arce “claimed” he couldn’t continue at :09 of the second.
BAILEY PULLS OFF KO UPSET!
Randall Bailey, (146.5), Miami, FL TKO 11 Mike Jones, (146.5), Philadelphia, PA
(IBF 147 lb title). Bailey (43-7, 37 KOs) shows that power is always the last thing to go after a boring 11 rounds with an uppercut that ends it at 2:52.
CUBAN TWO-TIME OLYMPIC CHAMP NOW WBA TITLEHOLDER “STEALS SHOW”
Guillermo Rigondeaux, (122), Miami, FL TKO 5 Teon Kennedy, (122), Philadelphia, PA. (WBA 122 lb title). Rigondeaux (10-0, 8 KOs) all over china chinned Kennedy (17-2-2, 7 KOs) as he knocks him down five times in a “fight” stopped at 1:11 of the fifth.
Friday, June 8, 2012
ESPN2 FROM “SIN CITY”
Las Vegas, NV – Kelly Pavlik, (167), Youngstown, OH TKO 7 Scott Sigmon, (167), Lynchburg, VA
Pavlik (39-2, 34 KOs) toyed with the limited Sigmon (22-4, 12 KOs) until the end of seven.