It’s time to start building some ‘hurting bombs’ courtesy of the WBO and its welterweight champions!
Few events ratchet up the excitement level as much as fight night does in Las Vegas. And with the hype and hysteria around the Floyd Mayweather and Victor Ortiz contest over, fight fans now have lots to look forward to with the standings in the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight clash between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez. This match has set the crowds alight and fight fans are chomping at the bit to bet and cash in on the action. The fight will be available to fans around the world on HBO Pay Per View (PPV) and is slated to take place on Saturday the 12th November 2011.
History, Stats and Results of Manny Pacquiao Fights
Manny Pacquiao is rated among the very best welterweight prize fighters out there. He has stood tall against the very best in the world and he’s going to do it all over again. His career record stands at 53 Wins, 3 Losses, 2 Draws. In that impressive tally, Pacquiao sports some 38 knockouts. His boxing history over the past 4 years is peppered with some massively impressive victories. For his fans, he is a safe bet. His stats show the following:
2008 – 15 March he fought against Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas, winning the WBC Super Featherweight Title
2008 – 28 June he fought against David Diaz in Las Vegas, winning by TKO (Technical Knockout) in the 9th round. He won the WBC Lightweight title with this victory.
2008 - 6 December he battled it out against Oscar De La Hoya in Las Vegas and won a TKO decision in the 8th Round.
2009 – 2 May, he fought against Ricky Hatton in Las Vegas and won by knockout in the 2nd Round.
2009 – 14 November, he fought against Miguel Cotto in Las Vegas and won a TKO decision in the 12th round. With this victory, Pacquiao won the WBO Welterweight Title.
2010 – 13 March, he fought against Joshua Clottery in Arlington Texas and won the 12th Round. Pacquiao retained his WBO Welterweight Title.
2010 – 13 November, he battled it out against Antonio Margarito in Arlington and won in the 12th Round. This was the vacant WBC Light Middleweight Title.
2011 – 7 May, he fought Shane Mosley in Las Vegas and won in the 12th Round, thus retaining his WBO Welterweight crown.
*Highlights of these fights can be found on ESPN, YouTube, Sky Sports and others.
Boxing History, Fixtures and Results of Juan Manuel Marquez
Juan Manuel Marquez has an equally impressive history with some 53 Wins, 5 Losses, 1 Draw and 39 Knockouts. He has previously fought against Manny Pacquiao in Vegas and lost in the 12th Round. Notable fights of Marquez include this 2009 bout against Juan Diaz where he won the WBA Lightweight Title, the September 19th bout against Floyd Mayweather where Marquez lost in the 12th Round. His notable comeback against Juan Diaz resulted in an impressive victory in 2010 in the 12th Round. This year he KO’d Likar Ramos in Mexico in the 1st Round.
*Highlights of these fights are available on ESPN, Sky Sports and YouTube.
Other Topnotch Super Bouts Taking Place on Saturday 12th November in Las Vegas
The World Boxing Organization (WBO) light welterweight title bout between Timothy Bradley and Joel Casamayor will be among the Top 3 super fights of the evening. The other is the WBO super bantamweight title bout between Jorge Arce and an as yet unnamed challenger. Supporting fights will feature the likes of Carlos Burgos vs. Luis Cruz and Breidis Prescott vs. Mike Alvarado. Punters wanting to make some good money will find the UKs premier sportsbooks up to the task. Top betting odds, the best live in-play bets and other terrific free Internet bets and free bonuses are readily available at topnotch bookmakers online such as 888sports. For all the latest stats, fixtures, history, predictions, updates and odds, log on to 888sports – the UK premier betting portal.