2001-06-23 Manny Pacquiao w rsc 6 Lehlo Ledwaba, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - IBF
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.