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

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'''Aired on:''' [[HBO Pay-Per-View]] (Main Event)
 
'''Aired on:''' [[HBO Pay-Per-View]] (Main Event)
 
* '''[[World Boxing Organization]] Welterweight Title''' (1st defense by Pacquiao)
 
* '''[[World Boxing Organization]] Welterweight Title''' (1st defense by Pacquiao)
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== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
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* [[Manny Pacquiao]] 50-3-2 (38 KOs) vs. [[Joshua Clottey]] 35-3 (20 KOs)
 
* [[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.
 
* 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.

Revision as of 17:20, 14 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

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  • 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.