Difference between revisions of "Ricky Hatton vs. Manny Pacquiao"

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'''Aired On:''' [[HBO Pay-Per-View]] (Main Event)<br>
 
'''Aired On:''' [[HBO Pay-Per-View]] (Main Event)<br>
'''Promoters:''' [[Top Rank]] & [[Golden Boy Promotions]]
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'''Promoters:''' [[Top Rank]] & [[Golden Boy Promotions]]<br>
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'''Trainers:''' [[Floyd Mayweather]] (Hatton), [[Freddy Roach]] (Pacquiao)
 
* '''[[International Boxing Organization]] Light Welterweight Title''' (3rd defense by Hatton)
 
* '''[[International Boxing Organization]] Light Welterweight Title''' (3rd defense by Hatton)
 
* '''[[The Ring Magazine]] Junior Welterweight Title''' (Hatton defending)
 
* '''[[The Ring Magazine]] Junior Welterweight Title''' (Hatton defending)
  
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
[[Image:Hattonposter.jpg|220px|thumb|right|Official Artwork by Richard T. Slone]]
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[[Image:Hattonposter.jpg|210px|thumb|right|Official Artwork by Richard T. Slone]]
 
* [[Ricky Hatton]] 45-1 (32 KOs) vs. [[Manny Pacquiao]] 48-3-2 (36 KOs)
 
* [[Ricky Hatton]] 45-1 (32 KOs) vs. [[Manny Pacquiao]] 48-3-2 (36 KOs)
 
* Hatton, a 2-1 underdog, came in as the # 1 junior welterweight and # 8 [[pound-for-pound]] fighter in the world by [[The Ring Magazine]]. Pacquiao was ranked the # 1 overall [[pound-for-pound]] in the world by the same publication.
 
* Hatton, a 2-1 underdog, came in as the # 1 junior welterweight and # 8 [[pound-for-pound]] fighter in the world by [[The Ring Magazine]]. Pacquiao was ranked the # 1 overall [[pound-for-pound]] in the world by the same publication.
 
* The fight was originally canceled as the two sides could not agree on how to split the purse. They eventually agreed upon a 52-48 split in favor of Pacquiao.[http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/boxing/news/story?id=3854403] With this split, Pacquiao received a guaranteed 12 million dollars, with Hatton expected to receive around 8 million. [http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20090501/wl_asia_afp/boxusajuniorwelterenghattonphipacquiao]
 
* The fight was originally canceled as the two sides could not agree on how to split the purse. They eventually agreed upon a 52-48 split in favor of Pacquiao.[http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/boxing/news/story?id=3854403] With this split, Pacquiao received a guaranteed 12 million dollars, with Hatton expected to receive around 8 million. [http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20090501/wl_asia_afp/boxusajuniorwelterenghattonphipacquiao]
 
* In build up to the fight, [[HBO]] aired it's popular series "24/7" which chronicled the two fighters' preparation in the months and weeks preceding the match.
 
* In build up to the fight, [[HBO]] aired it's popular series "24/7" which chronicled the two fighters' preparation in the months and weeks preceding the match.
* The high-end arena tickets sold at for $1,000, $500 less than they were for Pacquiao's eight-round stoppage of [[Oscar De La Hoya]]. The Pay-Per-View telecast sold for $50, $5 less. [http://www.usatoday.com/sports/boxing/2009-04-25-hatton-pacquiao-economy_N.htm]
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* The high-end arena tickets sold at for $1,000, $500 less than they were for Pacquiao's eight-round stoppage of [[Oscar De La Hoya]]. The Pay-Per-View telecast sold for $50, $5 less.[http://www.usatoday.com/sports/boxing/2009-04-25-hatton-pacquiao-economy_N.htm]
 
* On April 21st, nearly two weeks before the fight, it was announced that the event was officially a sellout with all ~16,000 seats at the [[MGM Grand]] being purchased.[http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2009/apr/22/ricky-hatton-manny-pacquiao]
 
* On April 21st, nearly two weeks before the fight, it was announced that the event was officially a sellout with all ~16,000 seats at the [[MGM Grand]] being purchased.[http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2009/apr/22/ricky-hatton-manny-pacquiao]

Revision as of 01:02, 3 May 2009

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2009-05-02 : Manny Pacquiao 138 lbs beat Ricky Hatton 140 lbs by KO at 2:59 in round 2 of 12

Aired On: HBO Pay-Per-View (Main Event)
Promoters: Top Rank & Golden Boy Promotions
Trainers: Floyd Mayweather (Hatton), Freddy Roach (Pacquiao)

Notes

Official Artwork by Richard T. Slone
  • Ricky Hatton 45-1 (32 KOs) vs. Manny Pacquiao 48-3-2 (36 KOs)
  • Hatton, a 2-1 underdog, came in as the # 1 junior welterweight and # 8 pound-for-pound fighter in the world by The Ring Magazine. Pacquiao was ranked the # 1 overall pound-for-pound in the world by the same publication.
  • The fight was originally canceled as the two sides could not agree on how to split the purse. They eventually agreed upon a 52-48 split in favor of Pacquiao.[1] With this split, Pacquiao received a guaranteed 12 million dollars, with Hatton expected to receive around 8 million. [2]
  • In build up to the fight, HBO aired it's popular series "24/7" which chronicled the two fighters' preparation in the months and weeks preceding the match.
  • The high-end arena tickets sold at for $1,000, $500 less than they were for Pacquiao's eight-round stoppage of Oscar De La Hoya. The Pay-Per-View telecast sold for $50, $5 less.[3]
  • On April 21st, nearly two weeks before the fight, it was announced that the event was officially a sellout with all ~16,000 seats at the MGM Grand being purchased.[4]