Manny Pacquiao vs. Rustico Torrecampo

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1996-02-09 : Manny Pacquiao 112 lbs lost to Rustico Torrecampo 110½ lbs by KO at 0:29 in round 3 of 10


  • As both fighters were trading lefts, the left hand of Torrecampo landed across the face of Pacquiao. Pacquiao was unable to beat the 10 count. The most popular replay of the knockout shows an angle in which Torrecampo appears to hit Pacquiao with a borderline belt shot at the same time.
  • Pacquiao wore eight-ounce gloves, compared to Torrecampo's six-ouncers, as a penalty for checking in overweight.
  • Rustico Torrecampo was reportedly paid a sum of P6,500 for the bout with Pacquiao.

Video of the knockout: