Skip to comments.Timothy Bradley upsets Manny Pacquiao
Posted on 06/09/2012 10:15:24 PM PDT by massmike
Timothy Bradley won a split decision over Manny Pacquiao in their WBO welterweight title fight Saturday night in Las Vegas. Two judges scored the bout, 115-113, for Bradley, and a third judge scored it 115-113 for Pacquiao.
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That was one of the worst decision ever!
Manny won and it wasn’t even close!
heh. We are watching it (delayed) now. All the Philippines will be in mourning.
I can’t even believe the decision was rigged, because it’s SO wrong, it’s too obvious to be a fix.
I would’ve given Bradley four rounds, maximum. But 115-113, that’s 7 rounds for Bradley to 5 for Pacquiao. That’s so far out of the realm of what actually happened as to be laughable.
I suppose Pacquiao got himself into that spot by not finishing Bradley off when he had the chance, and he did, in fairness, look like he was coasting the last few rounds (and Bradley looked to have finally gotten on his game plan). But...he didn’t win that fight. Not even close.
What a hose job.
Couldn’t have been more surprised. Manny won all rounds except maybe #10.
Let this be a warning to people waiting to watch future fights. There are idiots who give the results and spoil it for everyone else. This isn’t the first time it has happened on FR and surely won’t be the last.
I am not an expert in scoring boxing matches. Perhaps I am colored by the commentators who thought it was a dominant win by Pac who landed way more punches. The guest judge scored it 11-1 for Pac, some other guy thought 10-2.
The judges were watching some other fight, I struggle to see how they gave Bradley 5 rounds let alone the 2 judges that gave him 7. Crack cocaine? Fixed?
Wonder how much in gambling debts to vegas hotels those two judges were in to.
I was watching with 10 other peoplr, we all had PacMan the winner.
When the decision was announced, the consensus was “Bullshiite”. One guy said the mafia still owns Vegas (whatever that means). Many of us said it was fixed at the beginning if you listened to all the commentators overtly and covertly putting down Manny’s religious conviction.
Another said it’s because a black man had to win (political)
All in all: Manny should have kept the title.
Manny was honest about the Homosexual Agenda and the Queer judges made Manny pay.
Mo money in a rematch !
all the commentators overtly and covertly putting down Mannys religious conviction.
Gay Agenda is the winner.
Pac-Man won every round with maybe the exception of the 10th
The crooks who rigged this fight just cost themselves Millions of dollars as no one will ever pay to watch to get ripped off again.
Pac-Man won every round except maybe the 10th
What a debacle.
Las Vegas at its best. Boxing has been fixed for all eternity and you could see the real reason for the decision - the rematch. When Max Kellerman interviewed Bradley after the fight and asked if he thought he won, Bradley said he would have to look at the tapes and see if he did win.
The rematch was announced for Nov. 10th, and Pacquiao politely said you have to respect the judges and yes, he accepts the rematch. Who woulda thunk it - this boxing thing and Las Vegas. It’s all about the money!
Even Bradley was shocked he got the decision!!
I heard the commentators giving Manny guff for being “distracted” by religion before the fight and well as being distracted by the NBA game (Manny is a Celtics fan and delayed the fight till the game was over). But even those guys (1 an old Black guy who was harsh in his criticism) had him winning in a near shutout. Bizarre. Boxing can’t afford this kind of nonsense anymore.
I know 10 people who will not pay to watch the rematch.
I was going to say the same thing. I didn't watch the fight live, but figured from the reactions online that almost everyone thought had Pacquiao won the decision. I agree that it seems the judges were paying Pacquiao back for his recent anti-homo and pro-Christian comments. The Gay Mafia strikes again!!!
I don’t follow boxing, but I knew that when the media haZd their hissy over his comments last month that his career was effectively over. Reading the accounts of the fight, he won convincingly, so what did the powers that be do? What they always do...ignore reality and determined the desired outcome.
AKA, they overreached yet again and made everything political. Sure there’s money in the rematch. But that was not the only reason.
There is no question this was fixed. Here’s a picture Bradley posted on his twitter account last month: https://twitter.com/Timbradleyjr/status/207553002964398080/photo/1
Anti-gay remarks backlash, perhaps???
I wish what you are saying was true but the fact is the Nov. 10 rematch, or when it takes place, will make even more money than this fight did. That’s why we got the decision we did.
Boxing has been going down this road for a while now, it’s beginning to make the Olympics look honest.
The commentators were disgusting before the fight and all of their snide remarks on Manny’s religious conversion.
For one, they showed HBO and the “beautiful peoples” utter contempt for God and religion. Secondly, why are they so surprised, Manny has always been a practicing Catholic, the Philippians is 90% Catholic, he simply became more devout.
Anyone whose watched Pac-Man fight from his early days knows he always prayed in the ring at first and after a fight and always wore his rosary.
Bob Arum said he thinks they are just incompetent.
“And Arum, a kingpin in the sport, promotes both boxers.
This is [bleepin] nuts, he continued. I have both guys, and Ill make a lot of money in the rematch, but its ridiculous. You have these old [bleeps] who dont know what the hell theyre looking at. Its incompetence. Nobody who knows anything about boxing could have Bradley ahead in the fight.
According to Arum, the new paper champion didnt even feel he earned it.
When I came into the ring [after the fight], I said to Tim, You did very well, and he said I tried hard and I couldnt beat the guy, Arum said. You talk about killing boxing.
You know who should be smiling this morning?
UFC President Dana White. “
“A lot of things are legal in Las Vegas that are not legal anywhere else. Last night robbery was among them.”
-Ron Borges, Boston Herald
What a load of crap that decison was.
“Tim Bradley’s wife didn’t think he won.”
-@ByTimGraham of the Buffalo News
” A lot of things are legal in Las Vegas that are not legal anywhere else. Last night robbery was among them.
-Ron Borges, Boston Herald “
Not bad : )
OJ Simpson wishes he got those judges, they obviously would have cleared him on those robbery and kidnapping charges!
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