Pacquiao - Ricky Hatton
MGM Grand Garden Arean, Las Vegas
Date: May 2, 2009 - 140 Pounds
(49-3-2 36 KOs) / Hatton (45-2 32 KOs). Wow, what a
fight right here, sa Las Vegas!! Remember Manny's most
recent win against Oscar Ke La Hoya? Tonight Pacquiao,
a 2 to 1 favorite going in to tonight's bout, was "Spot
On" as they say in the UK. Manny knocked Hatton
down twice in the first round, a strong sting to the
second round when the "Pacman's" left punch
dropped Ricky Hatton for good in the second round.
During the next few minutes doctors evaluated the situation
and finally sent him to the hospital. Oh, by the way,
referee Kenny Bayless declared the fight over at the
last second of that round... at 2:59.
The statistics? During the fight Hatton threw 78 punches
and landed only 18. Manny, on the other hand threw 127
and landed 73 including the desisive blow. The truth
in this case are in the numbers, and the talent of Many
What's next? Could it be Floyd Mayweather Jr. coming
out of retirement? Check back for more info here!