The big fight of Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao against Sugar Shane Mosley took place this May 7, 2011 at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. As the fight was announced early this year, the ticket sales soared high and been sold out immediately.
By unanimous decision, Pacquiao wins over Shane Mosley. The latter was down twice and did not made any significant offensive attacks. Pacquiao proved that he remains the greatest boxer of his era while.
Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao Profile
- Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao is a Filipino born on December 17, 1978 in General Santos City, Philippines.
- Named “Fighter of the Decade” for the 2000′s by the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA).
- Four-time BWAA and The Ring “Fighter of the Year” almost in consecutive years in 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2010.
- Currently, Pacquiao is the WBC Super Welterweight World Champion and WBO Welterweight World Champion (Super Champion).
- Currently the number one pound-for-pound king best boxer in the world named by top sports news and boxing websites.
- He is always being compared to Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and considered the latter as one his toughest boxing opponent. Unfortunately, the much awaited big fight is not sure when will happen. However, the two had an existing court battle after Pacquiao filed a case against Floyweather with a libel case.
- A boxer, politician, and later also ventured in the entertaintment industry. A father of four to wife Jinkee Jamora Pacquiao who is very supported of his career.
- Pacquiao’s Height: 5 ft 6½ inches Reach: 67 inches Age: 32
Total fights: 57
W ins: 52
W ins by KO: 38
Losses by KO: 2
Draw s: 2
“Sugar” Shane Mosley Profile
- Shane Mosley was born September 7, 1971 from Pomona, California.
- Earned three world titles. Rated at: Lightw eight (Early), Welterw eight (Current), Light Middleweight (8 Fights)
- He became “Fighter of the Year”in 1998.
- He was one of the top three pound-for-pound fighters in 2001.
- He is known for his power and an experienced boxer.
- Mosley Height: 5 ft 9 in / Reach: 74 in (188 cm) Age: 39
Boxing record :
Total fights: 54
Wins by KO: 39
Losses by KO: 0
Draw s: 1
Whatever the result of Pacquiao vs Mosley fight, it is expected that Mayweather’s Jr. name will rose from the news again. If Pacquio wins there might be a clamor for him to fight Mayweather, Jr.. While if Mosley wins, there might be a rematch since he previously lost to Mayweather, Jr..