Pacquiao vs. Broner: live updates, round by round scores and results


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MANILA, Philippines – Filipino boxing icon Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao returns to the ring to defend his WBA Welterweight title against the former four-division world champion Adrien 'The Problem' Broner in the much-awaited fight on Saturday, January 19 (Sunday, January 20, Manila time).

Pacquiao vs. Broner: live updates, round by round scores and results
Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Broner. Photo Credit: Sky Sports

The big showdown of the year happens at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas which also marks the first time Pacquiao (60-7-2, 39 KOs) returns to fight in the United States since 2016.

The camp of the Pinoy boxer is confident to win the match and they are nostalgic with Freddie Roach back in his corner.

Pacquiao's three longtime cornermen Roach, lead trainer Restituto “Buboy” Fernandez and conditioning coach Justin Fortune joined him in preparation for the bout against the Cincinnati boxer (33-3-1, 24 KOs).

Fernandez believes Pacquiao can end the fight in fourth-round KO.

UPDATE: Pacquiao wins via unanimous decision (117 - 111, 116 - 112, 116 - 112), retains world welterweight title against Broner.

Welterweight World Championship summary and result:

FIGHT CARD WEIGHTCLASS WINNER / RESULT
Manny Pacquiao Adrien Broner Welterweight Pacquiao, UD
Badou Jack Marcus Browne Light Heavyweight Browne, UD
Nordine Oubaali Rau'shee Warren Bantamweight Oubaali, UD
Hugo Ruiz Alberto Guevara Featherweight Ruiz, UD
George Kambosos Jnr Rey Perez Lightweight Kambosos, UD
Jayar Inson Jonathan Steele Welterwweight Steele, MD
Desmond Jarmon Canton Miller Super Featherweight Jarmon MD
Destyne Butler David Payne Welterweight Butler, UD
Viddal Riley Mitchell Spangler Cruiserweight Rily, TKO

Round LIVE UPDATES (Main Event) IN FAVOR OF
1 Pacquiao shows his trademark handspeed and aggresive start. Pacquiao lands more punches. Pacquiao
2 Broner trying to catch Pacquiao with a check hook.  The latter is establishing a good rhythm in this round. Pacquiao
3 Broner looks confused by Pacquiao's hand speed. Pacquiao
4 Broner slightly more active but Pacquiao winning handily. Pacquiao
5 Pacquiao still more active fighter in this round and continue to edge out Broner. Pacquiao
6 Broner caught Pacquiao with a nice shot near the end of the round. The Pinoy fighter still in dominance. Pacquiao
7 Pacquiao staggers Broner. The American boxer was badly hurt along the ropes. Pacquiao
8 Pacquiao still able to land solid shots. Broner is trying but he is outclassed.  Pacquiao
9 Pacquiao is more aggressive in this round but showing some patience. Broner was able to escape in the corner with a little grab from Pacquiao and was lucky enough as the Pinoy fighter don't have more time to pin him to the ropes. Pacquiao
10 Pacquiao proves his age really don't matter as he attacked Broner with a left to the body again. Pacman still fast. Pacquiao
11 Pacquiao remains aggressive. Pacquiao
12 Pacquiao still the one initiating the attack. Pacman should win the match. Pacquiao

GMA-7 airs Pacquiao vs. Broner

Pinoy fans can catch 'Pacquiao versus Broner' via satellite on GMA-7 beginning 10 am while an exclusive blow-by-blow coverage of the fight will also air on GMA's flagship AM radio station Super Radyo DZBB 594 and in all Super Radyo stations nationwide from 9 am to 1 p,.

A replay of the bout will be aired on the same day at 10:30 pm on GMA Sunday Night Box Office (SNBO).

— The Summit Express


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