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Pacquiao-Mosley: Kenny Bayless To Ref, Judges Are Set

By Chris LaBate

According to the Las Vegas Review Journal, veteran referee Kenny Bayless has been selected to work the welterweight clash between WBO champion Manny Pacquiao and former three division champion Shane Mosley. They collide on May 7 at the MGM Grand. Bayless received the word on Wednesday from the Nevada Athletic Commission. The three experienced judges, all from Las Vegas, will be Duane Ford, Dave Moretti and Glenn Trowbridge.

Bayless has worked four fights with Pacquiao (52-3-2, 38 knockouts) and Mosley (46-6-1, 27 KOs) - including Pacquiao-Cotto, Pacquiao-Marquez II, Pacquiao-Morales II, Pacquiao-Hatton, Mosley-Mayweather, Mosley-Collazo, Mosley-Vargas and Mosley-Marquez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Iceta Lives on 04-27-2011

Duane Ford is a joke of a judge. Sounds like Shane is in for a srew job if he don't knock Pac out. Lol. Anybody remember when Ford gave Jermaine Taylor the twelfth round in the first fight against Hopkins…

Comment by vicmatic1 on 04-27-2011

best ref in vegas and prob in the business

Comment by commandant on 04-27-2011

Best man for the job by far . Just be glad they didn't put the ref in they had for the solido - juanma fight lol. I hope they put in bayless for marg-cotto 2 he did a great job…

Comment by dblaze9 on 04-27-2011

[QUOTE=CholoPino;10445115]Bayless is one of the best refs in the business. Glad he's handling this one. Plus, it's a treat to watch his facial expressions when he does his ten-count. :lol1:[/QUOTE] I agree 100%, he is the best Ref in the…

Comment by Pez on 04-27-2011

Bayless IS the best ref in the business imo. Can't remember a time when I strongly disagreed with his judgement.

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