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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.
* 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.[http://sports.espn.go.com/dallas/news/story?id=4993511]
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* The fight was the first to be held at the new Cowboy Stadium which opened May 27, 2009.
 
* 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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* The fight was rewarded with a paid crowd of 36,371 and a gate of $6,359,985, according to post-fight tax reports filed with Texas boxing regulators.[http://www.sportsbusinessjournal.com/article/65987] Counting complimentary tickets delivered to sponsors, media outlets and others, the Dallas fight attracted 41,843,[http://www.sportsbusinessjournal.com/article/65987] well short of the 50,994 that was initially announced,[http://sports.espn.go.com/dallas/news/story?id=4993511] but still an epic number for boxing. In addition, the bout drew 700,000 pay-per-view buys and earned $35.3 million in domestic revenue.[http://www.gmanews.tv/story/186968/modest-ppv-buys-for-pacquiao-clottey-bout]
  
 
== Bout Summary ==
 
== 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. [http://www.15rounds.com/no-knockout-for-pacquiao-but-cowboys-stadium-scores-one-instead-031410/]
 
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. [http://www.15rounds.com/no-knockout-for-pacquiao-but-cowboys-stadium-scores-one-instead-031410/]

Revision as of 01:48, 25 August 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.
  • 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
  • The fight was rewarded with a paid crowd of 36,371 and a gate of $6,359,985, according to post-fight tax reports filed with Texas boxing regulators.[1] Counting complimentary tickets delivered to sponsors, media outlets and others, the Dallas fight attracted 41,843,[2] well short of the 50,994 that was initially announced,[3] but still an epic number for boxing. In addition, the bout drew 700,000 pay-per-view buys and earned $35.3 million in domestic revenue.[4]

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. [5]