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Pacquiao vs Horn: live updates, round by round scores and results, undercard


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MANILA, Philippines - Filipino boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao is set to defend his title against newcomer Jeff Horn in front of estimated record crowd of 60,000 at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia today, July 2, 2017. Check out on this page for the live updates, round per round scores and results, which also include the undercard matches.

Pacquiao vs Horn: live updates, round by round scores and results
Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn weigh-in at SunCorp Stadium on Saturday. Photo via Getty Images.
On Saturday, Pacquiao and Horn had their official weigh-in, the veteran clocked in at 66.1kg while the former schoolteacher tipped the scales at 66.3 kg.

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While most of the analysts are in favor of Pacquaio to win the fight for his experience and speed, it challenges the newcomer Horn to showcase his skills in the global audience especially in his backyard. For the latter, winning is the key to the future, while losing means a return to anonymity.

The bout will also feature two Filipino fighters in the undercard. Jonel Dapidran, Pacquiao’s cousin, will face Australian Brent Dames in the Junior Welterweight bout while another Filipino pride Jerwin Ancajas will defend his Super flyweight title against Japanese Teiru Kinoshita.

Here's the summary of the "Battle of Brisbane" fight card:

FAVORITE CHALLENGER WEIGHTCLASS WINNER
Manny Pacquiao (F) Jeff Horn Welterweight title Horn, Unanimous decision
Jerwin Ancajas (F) Teiru Kinoshita Super flyweight Ancajas, 7th-round TKO
Michael Conlan Jarrett Owen Super bantamweight Conlan, 3rd-round TKO
Shane Mosley David Toussaint Super middleweight Toussaint, Split decision
Jonel Dapidran (F) Brent Dames Junior welterweight Dames, Unanimous decision

Manny Pacquiao vs Jeff Horn Round per Round results:

Round LIVE UPDATES
1 Horn went for Pacquiao’s body as early as the opening bell rang. Pacquiao sized-up his opponent and gauged his power.
2 Pacquiao connected a solid left hook to Jeff Horn’s chin and showed a terrific hand speed and footwork.
3 Pacman landed more left hands and clipped Horn’s face.
4 Horn landed a clean right straight to Pacman’s head that rocked the latter. Pacquiao is now feeling the sting of the Hornet.
5 Good exchange of blows from both fighters. Manny Pacquiao is still looking for an open opportunity to knock down the the taller Horn.
6 Pacquiao suffered a big cut in the right forehead after a head collision with Horn.
7 Another head clash happened, this time, Manny’s left forehead has opened up.
8 Pacquiao hit Horn with a decent left and cut the Australian’s right eyebrow.
9 Manny Pacquiao won the ninth by throwing volume of punches to Jeff Horn. Horn back pedalled and survived Pacquiao’s onslaught.
10 Jeff Horn looked gassed out. Pacquiao on the other hand, threw punches to get back on track.
11 Both fighters engaged in all out war as they ended the penultimate round.
12 Fight ends in a gallant toe-to-toe battle. Horn’s face is swolen while Pacquiao’s faced turned red due to the blood that gushed from his cut.

Here's the live Twitter update for #PacHorn, courtesy of Top Rank Boxing:


Can Manny Pacquiao finish Jeff Horn and revamp his career? Or will Horn score a big upset? We've asked our followers on Twitter on what will be the outcome of the fight today, and here's the result.


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