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Pacquiao: I Expected at Least Five Toe To Toe Rounds

By Nick Parkinson, courtesy of The Daily Star

MANNY PACQUIAO was hailed as the best fighter on the planet after retaining his WBO world welterweight crown in Las Vegas.

The Filipino claimed a unanimous points win over Shane Mosley, who was roundly booed by the crowd for not trading punches with Pacquiao.

But he didn’t let their reaction cloud his judgement of Pacman, saying: “I fought the best fighter in the world.

“He has exceptional power – awesome. I have never been hit the way he hit me.”

Pacquiao knocked down Mosley with a left hook in the third round.

And that punch sapped Mosley’s willingness for any toe-to-toe fighting for the rest of the fight.

The former champion, has never been stopped in 18 years in the ring.

And he managed to stay away enough to finish the 12th round upright.

Pacquiao said: “I was expecting him to fight at least five of the 12 rounds toe-to-toe with me so that we could test our power – but it just didn’t happen.”

The judges marked Pacquiao a comfortable winner, 120-108, 120-107 and 119-108.

Meanwhile, Mike Perez has been crowned the Prizefighter International Heavyweight king.

In a devastating display at Alexandra Palace, the Irish-based Cuban beat Kerston Maxwell, Gregory Tony and Tye Fields to land the £32,000 prize.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by VERILY on 07-09-2011

[QUOTE=Check_hooks;10504677]Pac hurt Mosley like he has never been hurt before [B]and he wasn't even fully testing out his power[/B]...wow, just wow. Pacquiao is a force that has never been seen in boxing before and will probably never see again. [B]I…

Comment by ricky1978 on 05-16-2011

[QUOTE=Check_hooks;10504677]Pac hurt Mosley like he has never been hurt before and he wasn't even fully testing out his power...wow, just wow. Pacquiao is a force that has never been seen in boxing before and will probably never see again. I…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 05-15-2011

[QUOTE=PennyAnd1;10530987]This dumb PacYOU hater just got dumber. [B]Again, no mention of who your favorite boxer is.[/B] What's wrong? afraid that your guy's stat don't back up your words? lol I think you need to be hung upside down again and…

Comment by PennyAnd1 on 05-13-2011

[QUOTE=LeadUppercut;10529888]:haha: LMFAO :D Give yourself a uppercut pac-boy :lol1: You gave me nothing of the sort. Your childish non-boxing opinion was definitely not..... " [I]facts[/I] ". Just do it anyway, Pac will be happy, it will prevent you from making…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 05-12-2011

[QUOTE=PennyAnd1;10528966]I never said Manny was GOAT, there you hater go again, generalizing me as a pacnut. [B]He is close to the GOAT[/B].[/QUOTE] :haha: LMFAO :D Give yourself a uppercut pac-boy :lol1: [QUOTE=PennyAnd1;10528966]I gave you all the facts.[/QUOTE] You gave me…

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