2008-06-28 Manny Pacquiao w rsc 9 David Diaz, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBC

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2008-06-28 Manny Pacquiao w rsc 9 David Diaz, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBC. Referee: Vic Drakulich.

Pacquiao handed in his WBC championship belt on 28 February after deciding to challenge Ricky Hatton for The Ring junior welterweight championship belt and to find a new champion the WBC matched Edwin Valero against Antonio Pitalua. Valero had recently relinquished the WBC junior lightweight title, while Pitalua had beaten Jose Armando Santa Cruz (w co 6 The Coliseum, Monterrey, Mexico on 20 September 2008) in an eliminator.