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2001-06-23 [[Manny Pacquiao]] w rsc 6 [[Lehlo Ledwaba]], MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - IBF. Referee: Joe Cortez. Right from the opening bell the southpaw Pacquiao (121) came in firing rights and lefts, and in the second round he had Ledwaba (122) over before wobbling him again, only for the champion to come back strongly. However, despite Ledwaba sending in the jabs with some venom he was gradually being overrun, and in the sixth he was sent crashing from a straight left. Instinctively getting up, Ledwaba was attacked by a variety of blows before he was again put down, this time by two solid lefts and a right, and was rescued by the referee at 0.59 when rolling painfully on his side.         
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2001-06-23 [[Manny Pacquiao]] w rsc 6 [[Lehlo Ledwaba]], MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - IBF. Referee: Joe Cortez. Right from the opening bell the southpaw Pacquiao (121) came in firing rights and lefts, and in the second round he had Ledwaba (122) over prior to wobbling him again. Although under pressure, the champion came back strongly. It was noticeable, however, that while Ledwaba was sending in the jabs with some venom he was gradually being overrun. When Ledwaba was sent crashing from a straight left in the sixth, after instinctively getting up he was attacked by a variety of blows before he was again put down, this time by two solid lefts and a right. He was then rescued by the referee at 0.59 when rolling painfully on his side.         
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:12, 25 March 2013

2001-06-23 Manny Pacquiao w rsc 6 Lehlo Ledwaba, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - IBF. Referee: Joe Cortez. Right from the opening bell the southpaw Pacquiao (121) came in firing rights and lefts, and in the second round he had Ledwaba (122) over prior to wobbling him again. Although under pressure, the champion came back strongly. It was noticeable, however, that while Ledwaba was sending in the jabs with some venom he was gradually being overrun. When Ledwaba was sent crashing from a straight left in the sixth, after instinctively getting up he was attacked by a variety of blows before he was again put down, this time by two solid lefts and a right. He was then rescued by the referee at 0.59 when rolling painfully on his side.