Bradley took the WBO welterweight title from Pacquiao on the weekend after beating him on two of the judges’ cards 115-113, with the remaining judge giving it to the Filipino star by the same score.
Alavarez's original opponent was Paul Williams but after Williams was left paralyzed from an unfortunate motorcycle injury, the fight was obviously canceled.
Sitting on his front lawn in Palms Springs, California shortly after returning from Las Vegas, new WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley talks about his fight against Manny Pacquiao, the controversy over his win, and the injuries to both of his ankles. Bradley dismisses the fan and pundit opinion of the fight, laughs at looking more like he'd been in a car accident than a fight, and promises an even better performance in the rematch...
Having upset the odds to end Pacquiao’s 15-bout winning streak, Bradley’s career defining night was tainted by many fight fans and pundits labelling it the biggest 'robbery' in boxing history.
After Manny Pacquiao’s controversial split-decision loss to Timothy Bradley the conspiracy theories have been raging in the boxing world. In this old interview his archenemy Floyd Mayweather warns the Filipino superstar about his promoter Bob Arum.
Despite landing 94 more punches, the Filipino fighter was beaten for the first time in seven years after two judges scored the bout 115-113 in the undefeated American's favour.
It’s the final week of camp and all the rounds of sparring, hitting the mitts and crazy strength and conditioning exercises are coming to an end. In Team Pacquiao a resolution is reached on the part Alex Ariza will play on fight night with the much-maligned drillmaster back in the corner. Team Bradley are bursting at the seams to get to fight night especially now Top Rank has laid on a swish tour bus to taxi them around Las Vegas.