Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley Jr.
Timothy Bradley Jr. defeated Manny Pacquiao in a 12-round split decision on June 9, 2012 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Each of the judges scored the fight 115-113, two in favor of Bradley and one in favor of Pacquiao. The decision was widely considered controversial, as most ringside observers had Pacquiao winning the fight easily.
The fight was put together after Pacquiao was unable to come to terms on a meeting with Floyd Mayweather Jr., who instead set up a fight against Miguel Cotto.
With the victory, Bradley remained undefeated (29-0-1, 1 NC), while Pacquiao suffered his fourth career loss, his first since 2005.
TALE OF THE TAPE
Pacquiao vs. Bradley - June 9, 2012
|Manny Pacquiao||Timothy Bradley Jr.|
|54-3-2 (38 KOs)||Record||28-0-0 (12 KOs)|
|67 inches||Reach||69 inches|