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Manny Pacquiao vs Joshua Clottey Tale of the Tape

June 6, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The most awaited boxing fight is about to begin few hours from now. The fight between the 7 times pound for pound boxing champion of the world, Manny Pacquiao versus the former IBF Welterweight Champion Joshua Clottey.

Joshua Clottey has a boxing record of 35 wins, 20 of which are through knockout, 3 losses and 0 draws. His height is 5 feet 8 inches (172cm), a reach of 70 inches and an orthodox stance. He is known to be The Hitter and The Grandmaster. He has top defensive skills and never lost by way of knockout. His 3 losses were by Disqualification, Unanimous Decision and Split Decision. He also fought Miguel Cotto last June 13, 2009 for the WBO Welterweight Title. He wasn’t successful to get the title ending it to split decision after a very close fight. Cotto was by then defeated by Manny Pacquiao by way of TKO 5 months after their fight giving Pacquiao his 7th division title.

Clottey would then fighting against Manny Pacquiao to get the WBO Welterweight Title. Pacquiao aka Pac Man is the pound for pound boxing pride of the Philippines. He is the first man to have 7 division titles in the history of boxing namely: Light Flyweight, Flyweight, Super Bantamweight, Featherweight, Super Featherweight, Light Welterweight and Welterweight divisions respectively. He stands 5 ft 6.5 in (1.69 m) and has boxing record of 50 wins, 38 by way of knockout, 3 losses and 2 draws. He has a Southpaw stance and a reach of 67inches.

The fight has been anticipated by everyone in the world most especially by Filipinos. The fight will take place in Arlington, Texas at the Cowboys Stadium 6 pm eastern/3 pm pacific.

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