Difference between revisions of "Manny Pacquiao vs. Joshua Clottey"

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* This bout, labeled "The Event", came together after the super-fight between Pacquiao and [[Floyd Mayweather Jr.]] fell through due to disputes over the type of drug testing that would take place leading up the fight.
 
* This bout, labeled "The Event", came together after the super-fight between Pacquiao and [[Floyd Mayweather Jr.]] fell through due to disputes over the type of drug testing that would take place leading up the fight.
 
* Due to his normal trainer being unable to secure a visa to enter the United States, for the first time Clottey was trained by [[Lenny DeJesus]]
 
* Due to his normal trainer being unable to secure a visa to enter the United States, for the first time Clottey was trained by [[Lenny DeJesus]]
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== Bout Summary ==
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The largely one-sided bout saw Pacquiao throw combinations against a heavily defensive Joshua Clottey. Pacquiao's volume of punches seemed to keep Clottey from opening up and attempting to mount much offensively other than an occasional right hand.

Revision as of 21:41, 13 March 2010

Official Fight Poster

2010-03-13 : Manny Pacquiao 145¾ lbs beat Joshua Clottey 147 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

Aired on: HBO Pay-Per-View (Main Event)

Notes

  • Manny Pacquiao 50-3-2 (38 KOs) vs. Joshua Clottey 35-3 (20 KOs)
  • Pacquiao entered ranked as the # 1 fighter pound-for-pound in the world and the # 1 welterweight according to The Ring Magazine. Clottey, a 5-1 underdog, entered ranked as the # 5 welterweight by the same publication.
  • The fight was the first to be held at the new Cowboy Stadium which opened May 27, 2009. The official crowd was reported to be 50,994.[1]
  • This bout, labeled "The Event", came together after the super-fight between Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. fell through due to disputes over the type of drug testing that would take place leading up the fight.
  • Due to his normal trainer being unable to secure a visa to enter the United States, for the first time Clottey was trained by Lenny DeJesus

Bout Summary

The largely one-sided bout saw Pacquiao throw combinations against a heavily defensive Joshua Clottey. Pacquiao's volume of punches seemed to keep Clottey from opening up and attempting to mount much offensively other than an occasional right hand.