Jeff Horn Beat Manny Pacquiao To Win WBO World Welterweight Title
Jeff Horn beat Manny Pacquiao to win the WBO world welterweight title in Australia last night, after a unanimous points decision from judges.
The three judges scored the fight 117-111, 115-113, 115-113, to former schoolteacher Horn, from Brisbane.
Twenty-nine-year old Horn has won 17 and drawn one of his 18 fights, while veteran Pacquiao, eight-time world champion, has lost four of his last nine fights.
Reports claim that Horn will have picked up a guaranteed $500,000 (£383,832) for the fight.
But not everyone thought Horn deserved to go home with the belt:
Wow! PAC loses by UD? One judge had it 117-111? :flushed: Wasn't the fight that I saw!- Lennox Lewis (@LennoxLewis) July 2, 2017
Manny Pacquiao losing is why boxing is such a joke. How can people take this sport seriously anymore? Jeff Horn did not win that, sorry- Jason McIntyre (@jasonrmcintyre) July 2, 2017
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Manny Pacquiao robbed again!! Good, grief, boxing- Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) July 2, 2017
Pacquiao, however, seemed a bit more level-headed, telling journalists: "That's the decision of the judges. I respect that."
What do you guys reckon?
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