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Bradley superior over other unbeaten fighters


LAS VEGAS—Timothy Bradley may not be in the league of Manny Pacquiao as far as quality of opposition is concerned, but he, too, can claim an enviable distinction.

The unbeaten American had also ended the winning run of three notable opponents in succession. But bereft of punching power, Bradley had to settle for decisions.

Late 2009, he dealt Lamont Peterson his first loss in 28 fights.

Peterson, of course, is the same guy who stunned Briton Amir Khan earlier this year for the WBC and IBF light welterweight crowns. Their supposed rematch last month was scratched after traces of a banned substance was found in Peterson’s system.

In 2010, it was Luis Abregu who  got sidetracked after a 29-0 start. That bout was fought at 147 pounds, indicating Bradley’s capability to deal with welterweights.

Last year, Bradley also claimed the scalp of Devon Alexander, then owning a 21-win streak.

To complete his run, Bradley stopped a faded and jaded Joel Casamayor in the eighth round last Nov. 12.

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Tags: Boxing , Manny Pacquiao , Timothy Bradley , WBO welterweight

  • robrano

    But all of them are not afraid of blood tests like Paquiao. Maybe it just means they have nothing to hide?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/EXWRVBZCUX4UQKNXTSXYEN7AME Savio

    Bradley defeated Alexander with wild punches, He defeated Alexander with headbutts and defeated grandpa Casamayor who is a sacrificial lamb, indeed he is a good Boxer.

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