Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy Bradley: Results of Undercard BoutsBy Alex Jusi Madlangbayan on Jun 10, 2012 in Boxing, Sports •
The initial results of Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley undercard bouts ended with three knockdowns and two by unanimous decisions, as reported by several international sports sites on Saturday night, June 9, 2012. (Update: Bradley wins over Pacquiao)
Jesse Hart of Philadelphia won by TKO over Manuel Eastman in the first fight of the night. It was Hart‘s first professional bout of his boxing career. Hart reportedly ended the bout in just 33 seconds into the first round.
Guillermo Rigondeaux successfully defended his WBA super bantamweight belt with a fifth round TKO against Teon Kennedy. The 31-year-old Rigondeaux kept his record clean at 10-0, 8 of them coming via knockout. Rigondeaux is reportedly a two-time Olympic gold medalist from Cuba before defecting and trains in Miami.
The Philippines Ernie Sanchez took a unanimous-decision win over Wilton Hilarioof St. Louis Park, Minn. The eight round bout was scored by one judge 79-73, and the other two had it 78-74 all for Sanchez.
Mikael Zewski scored a knockout win against John Ryan Grimaldo at 0:59 of the third round.
Andrew Ruiz protected his unbeaten record via unanimous-decision victory against Taylor Larson in a junior welterweight bout. The judges scored the bout, at a catchweight of 143 pounds, all for Ruiz: 39-36, 40-35 and 39-36.
For the complete results of the undercard bouts and Pacquiao vs Bradley main event, see related blog article at Alxjm.com.
The following are the remaining undercard bouts before the main event between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley.
- Mike Jones vs. Randall Bailey, 12 rounds, for vacant IBF welterweight title
- Jorge Arce vs. Jesus Rojas, 10 rounds, junior featherweight
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