Bradley looks to have upper hand in first | Inquirer Sports

Bradley looks to have upper hand in first

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 12:24 PM April 13, 2014

Manny Pacquiao (left) and Timothy Bradley. AP FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—For the first time, in a long while, eight-division World champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao walked to the ring as the challenger.

As the champion, Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley brandished the World Boxing Organization Welterweight title as the prize of the two fighters Sunday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.


Both fighters sizing each other up on the opening minutes, with both trying with jabs.

Bradley connected with a body shot but Pacquiao shrugged it off.


Bradley continuous on the body shots but hits air.

Pacquiao evades a right straight from Bradley then hits with a body blow.

Pacquiao evades more body punches from the American then connects on a three-punch combo.

Bradley came up with a right straight but hits Pacquiao’s arms.

Bradley pins Pacquiao to the ropes, but Pacquiao evades.

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