Pacquiao wins, Pacquiao-Mosley Round by Round Results

By on May 8, 2011 in Boxing, Sports, United States Comments

Manny Pacquiao won over Sugar Shane Mosley on his WBO Welterweight title defense on May 7, 2011 (May 8 in Manila), which was held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Pacquiao vs. Mosley
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Pinay singing sensation Charice sang the Philippine Anthem while Tyrese Gibson sang the USA anthem and later, Jamie Foxx did the ‘America the Beautiful”.

Sugar Shane Mosley entered the ring first, who wore long black trunks with LL Cool J‘s “Mama Said Knock You Out.”

Manny Pacquiao entered the ring as Jimi Jamison sang the 80’s song “Eye of the Tiger” live, as the Pinoy boxer wore a yellow shirt and yellow gloves that he earlier announced as a symbol of his fight against poverty.

Below is the Pacquiao vs. Mosley Round by Round results.

When round one started, the two boxers tested each other’s strength for the entire round with Mosley getting a slight edge on the scoreboard.

For Round 2, Manny Pacquiao landed a 1-2 combination to the head of Mosley as he became wilder than him this time, and landing another one before the round ended. Pacquiao had this round with the slim edge.

On Round 3, Pacquiao gave Mosley a series of combination including a three-punch combination and yet another straight left. Although Mosley made a hard counter punch to Pacman, this round went to Manny again as Manny had him knockdown but was able to stand up.

As Round 4 went on, Manny continues to dominate the fight with Mosley getting offense-less when Pacquiao releases his powerful combination to his face and body. This round goes to Manny again although Sugar Shane became more active than the previous rounds.

Round 5 showed Shane landing a hard right to Manny‘s body but a bit low as the latter signaled him to keep his hands up. Manny increased his speed with Mosley trying to push harder but was not able to catch up. This is another round for Pacquiao.

Shane looked tired at the start of Round 6, as Manny missed some of his right hooks and the crowd booed due to lesser activities from both fighters. Pacquiao threw a hard uppercut and tried to corner Mosley and missed another left hook. Pacquiao won this round.

The crowd continued to boo in Round 7 as Shane looked more tired and opens his mouth. Manny landed a hard jab and a 1-2 combination to his face but missed a lot of punches. Pacquiao beat Mosley on this round again.

Mosley’s breathing was harder in Round 8, as Manny lands a left to the body and a right to the head with Shane making some counter punches and hit Pacquiao with a hook and a hard right. Manny still won this round but on a very slight edge.

Just like the previous rounds, the two boxers bumped heads as Manny chases Mosley and continued to give him strong punches with a right hook and landed a left when Shane was on the ropes. The American boxer was not that offensive on Round 9, which Manny won.

Mosley knocks down Pacquiao on Round 10 and referee Kenny Bayless started to count, although it looked more like a slip rather than a fall from a punch. Manny stood up and went wilder with the crowd screaming his name. Many believed Mosley won this round but others suggested that it is a tie.

In Round 11, Pacquiao went into revenge from the “knockdown” and became wilder as ever on this fight. He landed multiple combinations on Shane‘s face and body, with Mosley breathing very hard and just trying to survive the round. Round 11 is a very obvious round for Manny.

Round 12, the last round showed the two boxers hugging each other in the center of the ring. But earlier, Mosley’s doctor went to him and checked his swollen face but allowed him to fight. The crowd screamed on top of their voices as Sugar Shane was not active.

Pacman landed a hard left to Mosley’s body along with a series of punches. Mosley, although losing from most of the rounds stayed standing until the end of the round. Manny won this round, but did not knockout Sugar Shane.

Manny Pacquiao won over Sugar Shane Mosley in an unanimous decision with the judges scores: Glenn Trowbridge, (119-108); Dave Moretti (120-108) and Duane Ford (120-107), all for the Pinoy boxer.

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