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2010-11-13 [[Manny Pacquiao]] w pts 12 [[Antonio Margarito]], Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas, USA - WBC. Referee: Laurence Cole. Scorecards: 119-109, 120-108, 118-110. Vacant title fight.
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2010-11-13 [[Manny Pacquiao]] w pts 12 [[Antonio Margarito]], Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas, USA - WBC. Referee: Laurence Cole. Scorecards: 119-109, 120-108, 118-110. Contested for the vacant title after [[Vernon Forrest]] had been stripped and his successor, [[Sergio Martinez]], who had been handed the belt, decided to move up a division without making a defence.  
  
With no ambitions to defend the WBC belt, Pacquiao was stripped on 8 February and [[Saul Alvarez]] was matched against the European champion, [[Matthew Hatton]], to contest the vacant title.
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With no ambitions to defend the WBC belt, Pacquiao was stripped on 8 February and a ready-made fight between [[Saul Alvarez]] and the European welterweight champion, [[Matthew Hatton]], was given title status despite the latter not being rated.  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 11:02, 15 October 2012

2010-11-13 Manny Pacquiao w pts 12 Antonio Margarito, Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas, USA - WBC. Referee: Laurence Cole. Scorecards: 119-109, 120-108, 118-110. Contested for the vacant title after Vernon Forrest had been stripped and his successor, Sergio Martinez, who had been handed the belt, decided to move up a division without making a defence.

With no ambitions to defend the WBC belt, Pacquiao was stripped on 8 February and a ready-made fight between Saul Alvarez and the European welterweight champion, Matthew Hatton, was given title status despite the latter not being rated.