The Australian boxer, former school teacher Jeff Horn dream come true defeated World No. 1 Welterweight division Filipino boxing icon, Senator of The Philippines Manny Pacquiao. #1 WBO Jeff Horn (17-0-1, 11 KOs) won a highly controversial 12 round unanimous decision victory over 8 time division WBO welterweight champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) on Saturday night in a fight televised on ESPN Boxing at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.
Despite dirty fight, said on interview. Jeff Horn clearly shocked the result of “Battle of Brisbane”. Amazing. Jeff Horn has won the fight. Horn Proclaimed as a new WBO Welterweight world champion. The judges scored it 117-111, 115-113, 115-113.
Battle of Brisbane final judges’ full fight scores were 117-111, 115-113 and 115-113. Spikedaily not official scored the fight 7 rounds to 5 in favor of Pacquiao. It was a close fight, but Horn appeared to lose. However, Horn was the home fighter, so it’s customary for the hometown guy to win a decision. That’s why Pacquiao should have gone for the knockout when he had Horn ready to be knocked out in the 9th.
Pacquiao said on interview ” Jeff Horn deserve to win, it’s a game. I was finishing the fight in last 3 rounds, but he survived.”.
Round 10, Battle for Brisbane referee talk to the Jeff Horn corner (If he will not doing something to the next round he will stop the fight.)referee guiding Horn,”. Manny Pacquiao the Filipino boxing icon had 2 head-butt left side and right side.
Jeff Horn, shocked and very emotional ring interview,” he said, I called out Floyd Mayweather, and then he revealed his wife Jo was pregnant and expecting their first child.
“I have just believed since I was very young that I could do this,”. Horn also said he would be happy to fight a rematch against Pacquiao “That’s fine. Bring it on,” .
On ring interview after the fight, Asked whether he would like a rematch, Pacquiao said: “Absolutely.”