|bout, favor MANNY!
Posted: 6/20/2012 8:55:10 PM
All five judges tasked by the World Boxing Organization (WBO) to review the controversial Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley fight were unanimous in declaring Pacquiao the winner, after analyzing the video of the fight.
The result of the five judges' review was made available to RingTV on Wednesday.
a split decision from the three ringside judges, Bradley snatched
Pacquiao's WBO welterweight crown on June 9 at the MGM Grand Garden
Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.
After the fight, two of the judges scored
the bout in favor of Bradley, while the third judge gave it to
Pacquiao. All three judges came up with an identical score of 115-113,
with judges C.J. Roth and Duane Ford favoring Bradley and Jerry Roth
giving the nod to Pacquiao.
In a poll posted by CNSBayArea.com,
among 53 media people who covered or watched the fight, 50 of them said
Pacquiao won the fight, while just three said Bradley was the winner.
another poll, HBO Sports reported 91 percent of those who viewed the
Pacquiao vs. Bradley fight said Pacquiao won, while only seven percent
believed Bradley was the victor and two percent deemed it a draw (via InsideSports).
an effort to ascertain who really won the fight, WBO president
Francisco "Paco" Valcarcel asked five seasoned boxing judges to review
the video of the Pacquiao-Bradley fight.
Valcarcel said the five
judges all voted for Pacquiao as the winner, by scores of 117-111,
117-111, 118-110, 116-112 and 115-113.