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Timothy Bradley upsets Manny Pacquiao
newsday.com ^ | 06/10/2012 | n/a

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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TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: mannypacquio

1 posted on 06/09/2012 10:15:37 PM PDT by massmike
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To: massmike

That was one of the worst decision ever!

Manny won and it wasn’t even close!


2 posted on 06/09/2012 10:17:23 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: massmike

heh. We are watching it (delayed) now. All the Philippines will be in mourning.


3 posted on 06/09/2012 10:19:28 PM PDT by LadyDoc
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To: aquila48

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.

}:-)4


4 posted on 06/09/2012 10:25:27 PM PDT by Moose4 (...and walk away.)
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To: massmike

What a hose job.


5 posted on 06/09/2012 10:26:01 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: massmike

Couldn’t have been more surprised. Manny won all rounds except maybe #10.


6 posted on 06/09/2012 10:26:40 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: massmike

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.


7 posted on 06/09/2012 10:26:56 PM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: massmike; fieldmarshaldj; 2ndDivisionVet; GOPsterinMA; AuH2ORepublican; Clintonfatigued; ...

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?


8 posted on 06/09/2012 10:28:45 PM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Moose4

Wonder how much in gambling debts to vegas hotels those two judges were in to.


9 posted on 06/09/2012 10:31:00 PM PDT by NostraDanUS
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To: Impy

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.


10 posted on 06/09/2012 10:33:36 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: massmike

Manny was honest about the Homosexual Agenda and the Queer judges made Manny pay.


11 posted on 06/09/2012 10:36:58 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: massmike

Mo money in a rematch !


12 posted on 06/09/2012 10:39:52 PM PDT by TsonicTsunami08
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To: aquila48
I feel like I got robbed for paying to watch the fight on PPV. I usually don't but my wife wanted to watch it after following the 24/7 show on HBO. That was the last time I pay to watch such a corrupt sport. It's like Jai Lai.
13 posted on 06/09/2012 10:41:24 PM PDT by peeps36 (America is being destroyed by filthy traitors in the political establishment)
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To: hattend

all the commentators overtly and covertly putting down Manny’s religious conviction.

Gay Agenda is the winner.


14 posted on 06/09/2012 10:44:14 PM PDT by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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To: hattend

Agree.

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.

Greedy crooks.

Pac-Man won every round except maybe the 10th

What a debacle.


15 posted on 06/09/2012 10:44:52 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield (Andrew Brietbart gave comfort to those in distress & gave distress to those who were comfortable.)
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To: massmike

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!


16 posted on 06/09/2012 10:44:57 PM PDT by untwist
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To: peeps36; Impy; Moose4

Even Bradley was shocked he got the decision!!


17 posted on 06/09/2012 10:46:45 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: hattend

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.


18 posted on 06/09/2012 10:50:13 PM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: untwist

I know 10 people who will not pay to watch the rematch.


19 posted on 06/09/2012 10:56:42 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Uncle Slayton
Manny was honest about the Homosexual Agenda and the Queer judges made Manny pay.

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!!!

20 posted on 06/09/2012 11:11:52 PM PDT by dsm69
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To: massmike

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.


21 posted on 06/09/2012 11:16:00 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: massmike

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


22 posted on 06/09/2012 11:23:53 PM PDT by ConservativeTeen (Proud Right Wing Extremist)
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To: Impy; All

Anti-gay remarks backlash, perhaps???


23 posted on 06/10/2012 5:52:49 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The Glove don't fit.)
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To: Rodney Dangerfield

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.


24 posted on 06/10/2012 10:26:13 AM PDT by Brytani (Liberals - destroying America since 1776)
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To: Impy

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.


25 posted on 06/10/2012 10:30:19 AM PDT by Brytani (Liberals - destroying America since 1776)
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To: GOPsterinMA; Brytani

Bob Arum said he thinks they are just incompetent.

http://www.suntimes.com/13096170-761/decision-against-welterweights-pacquiao-a-death-knell-for-boxing.html

“And Arum, a kingpin in the sport, promotes both boxers.

“This is [bleepin’] nuts,’’ he continued. “I have both guys, and I’ll make a lot of money in the rematch, but it’s ridiculous. You have these old [bleeps] who don’t know what the hell they’re looking at. It’s incompetence. Nobody who knows anything about boxing could have Bradley ahead in the fight.’’

Including Bradley.

According to Arum, the new paper champion didn’t 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 couldn’t beat the guy,’ ‘’ Arum said. “You talk about killing boxing.’’

You know who should be smiling this morning?

UFC President Dana White. “


26 posted on 06/10/2012 11:27:48 PM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Impy; Brytani

“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.


27 posted on 06/11/2012 5:36:32 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The Glove don't fit.)
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To: Impy; Brytani

“Tim Bradley’s wife didn’t think he won.”

-@ByTimGraham of the Buffalo News


28 posted on 06/11/2012 5:41:04 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The Glove don't fit.)
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To: GOPsterinMA; Impy

” “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 : )


29 posted on 06/11/2012 9:00:08 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: GOPsterinMA

OJ Simpson wishes he got those judges, they obviously would have cleared him on those robbery and kidnapping charges!


30 posted on 06/11/2012 11:23:09 PM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Impy

No kidding!!!


31 posted on 06/13/2012 7:01:48 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The Glove don't fit.)
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