‘Nothing surprises me now,’ says Pacquiao on WBO fight review

first_imgLacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ View comments Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena Jeff Horn, right, of Australia and Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fight during their WBO World welterweight title bout in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, July 2, 2017. Pacquiao lost his WBO welterweight world title to Horn in a stunning, unanimous points decision in the Sunday afternoon bout billed as the Battle of Brisbane in front of more than 50,000 people. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)The decision of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) to uphold the victory of Australian boxer Jeff Horn no longer surprised Senator Manny Pacquiao.“We have seen worse judgments in the past where judges manipulated results. Nothing surprises me now,” Pacquiao said in a text message to reporters on Tuesday.ADVERTISEMENT SPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“Upon the analysis, the findings stated that Pacquiao won the 3rd, the 8th and 9th by 100 percent; the 5th round was won by 80 percent; and the 11th round by 60 percent,” the WBO said in a statement.“Horn won the 1st, 6th and 12th rounds by 100 percent; rounds 2, 4, and 7 by 80 percent; and then, the 10th round by 60 percent.” PSL: Cignal turns back Foton, wins bronze LATEST STORIES MOST READ Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong “From the results, it can be established that Pacquiao won five rounds while Horn won seven rounds. Based on this analysis, Jeff Horn was the winner of the bout,” it added.Both Pacquiao and Horn said they were open for a rematch.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next El Nido residents told to vacate beach homes Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR “Let the people judge for themselves. People saw what happened,” he said.The Philippines’ Games and Amusement Board (GAB) earlier sought a thorough probe from the WBO on the result of the July 2 welterweight match in Brisbane.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hosting LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Riveralast_img

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