PACQUIAO BEATEN | Manny Pacquiao has lost his WBO Welterweight title to unknown Australian boxer, Jeff Horn.
In the 12-round match dubbed the “Battle of Brisbane”, 29-year-old former schoolteacher was declared the winner on points: 117-111, 115-113, 115-113 by the judges.Horn said he knew from the opening round he could slay the legend that is Pacquiao.
No one gave him a hope going in, but Horn was unfazed on the big stage, seizing the biggest moment of his boxing career.“I thought from the opening bell,” Horn said. “I thought in those opening couple of rounds that I was out-boxing him in the first half of that fight.
“He did catch me a couple of times throughout it but I felt I bounced back straight away.”