Manny Pacquiao drops and outpoints Bradley

Pacquiao Drops and Outpoints Bradley in 3rd Fight, Hints at Retirement

Published On April 10, 2016 | By Niall Doran | Boxing Results

If it is to be the last time that boxing fans saw the great Manny Pacquiao in a ring, he certainly went out on top with an impressive performance over Timothy Bradley – that saw him drop his American rival twice.

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In their third fight, Manny Pacquiao won a unanimous decision victory over Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

All three judges scored the fight 116-110 in favor of Pacquiao.

Despite being aged 37, Pacquiao still managed to knock Bradley down in both round 7 and round 9 of their third fight.

This gave the overall winning score to Pacquiao of 2-1 in their three fights, with most people acknowledging that the real score over the three fights should be 3-0 Pacquiao.

Bradley hustled well in the early rounds but the speed and reflexes that Pacquiao has become so well known for over the years, were still there even at 37, and were too much for the American to cope with.

Pacquiao’s incredible career has now stretched 66 professional fights long since 1995 and has seen him build his record to 58-6-2 (38KO).

Speaking after the fight, Pacquiao strongly hinted that retirement is now a possibility:

“I’ve made a commitment to my family that I’m going to retire after this.”

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Niall Doran
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