This is it! Manny Pacquiao vs Joshua Clottey boxing fight, also billed as “THE EVENT” is almost here.
No. 1 Pound-for-Pound King Manny Pacquiao is set to defend his WBO Welterweight Title against Former IBF Welterweight champion Joshua Clottey (35-3-0, 20 KOs) this Saturday March 13, 2010 9:00 PM ET/6:00 PM PT at the modern Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The fight, set at 147-pound limit, will be shown live on HBO pay-per-view (PPV) and is scheduled for 12 rounds.
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Pacquiao (50-3-2, 38 KOs), of General Santos City, Philippines, has won seven (7) world titles in as many different weight classes/divisions ranging from 112 to 147 pounds, cementing his stature as the sports best pound-for-pound fighter and Fighter of the Year. Last year (2009), he had 2 fights in which all was in a spectacular wins, dealing defending Junior welterweight champion Ricky Hatton a one-punch second-round knockout last May 2, 2009 for his 10th consecutive victory and knocking out Cotto in the 12th round last November 14
Joshua Clottey (35-3-0, 20 KOs), from Accra, Ghana, but now lives in the Bronx, New York, is the former IBF Welterweight Champion after he beat Zab Judah on August 2, 2008 that had been vacated by Antonio Margarito. Clottey then faced Miguel Cotto last June 13, 2009 in New York at the Madison Square Garden for the WBO Welterweight title where he lost via a Split-Decision in a close fight which fans felt could have been awarded to either fighter or even scored a draw.
PACQUIAO-CLOTTEY REFEREE – The 53-year-old Texan Rafael Ramos, originally from Puerto Rico, will be the referee of this WBO welterweight title fight. Ramos has been a referee since 1987 and has worked 64 world title fights.
Arnel Pineda, the Filipino lead singer of the iconic rock band Journey, will sing the Philippine national anthem on Saturday. Cris Aquino, the perennial flag-bearer in Manny Pacquiao fights, said Pineda wanted the role a lot of people would die for. And he’s got it…
Pacquiao vs Clottey Boxing Fight was finalized after the disagreement on terms of a supposed boxing match between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. which would have been scheduled on the same date in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Talking about Pacquiao vs Clottey Live fight online streaming on HBO Pay-Per-View, we will try our best to update some links here if there’s someone who will share it online. Also, Manny Pacquiao vs Joshua Clottey Fight Results will also be posted as soon as it happens.
As usual, with our past Pacquiao’s boxing fight coverage such as the latest Pacquiao vs Cotto boxing fight, we will try to do a round by round live coverage and also post their boxing fight video, as soon it will be available and uploaded to video sharing sites. Relax and be updated. Our prediction? As usual, we will still go for Manny Pacquiao by KO on the later rounds. Good luck Manny Pacquiao.
Stay tuned for the Pacquiao vs Clottey Free Live Stream as it will be placed here as soon as the fight starts.
UPDATE: THE EVENT is over. For Pacquiao-Clottey Fight Results, click here
SOME RELATED LINKS:
- Pacquiao-Clottey Final Press Conference Photos-Pics
- Pacquiao-Clottey Fight Card – Undercard
- Manny Pacquiao vs Joshua Clottey Weigh-In Results