Manny Pacquiao beats Timothy Bradley to win WBO title

Manny Pacquiao beat Timothy Bradley on points to win the WBO welterweight title in Las Vegas.

Filipino Pacquiao, 35, who lost to American Bradley in a controversial encounter in 2012, was the winner on all three judges' scorecards.

"I proved tonight that my journey in boxing will continue," said Pacquiao, who has won 56 of his 63 fights.

Bradley, 30, said: "I was determined to knock him out. I got beaten here but the war is not over."

Judges Craig Metcalfe and Michael Pernick scored the fight 116-112 for Pacquiao, while Glenn Trowbridge made him a 118-110 winner.

- BBC.com


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