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.