Boxing: Clottey, Pacman lost was fixed
6/11/2012 11:00:39 PM -
Former IBF Welterweight champion Joshua Clottey of Ghana believe the victory timothy Bradly had over Manny Pacquiao was muster minded.
Timothy Bradly defeated the World's best pound for pound boxer Manny Paquiao on a unanimous decision when Two judges scored the bout 115-113 to the unbeaten Bradley and one handed the win to Pacquiao by the same score at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vergas in US on Sunday.
This is the first time the Filipino has lost a boxing bout in over in 16 championship fights over seven years.Bradley has now moved to 29 fights unbeaten and Pacquiao lost for the fourth time in his 60th bout.
But Joshua Clottey says he believe the bout was fixed to go in favor of Bradley because the promoters of the two camps want crowd for the rematch on November 10 this year at the same Arena as it has been schedule.
"As far as I know the fight wasn't real because to my best of knowledge Pacquiao will quit professional boxing in next year so that the promoters could get much money from the bout before Pacman retires' he told Asempa sports".
Joshua was beaten by the Pacman on 13 march 2010 at Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas, United States.
The Ghanaian boxer is expected to stage a bout with yet to be named opponent in November 2012.
Story by Ghana/ Immortal Agyakwah-Acheampong/ Asempa Fm