Investigation to take place following Timothy Bradley’s controversial won over Manny Pacquiao

Posted: June 14, 2012 in Uncategorized

World Boxing Organisation president Francisco Valcarcel has announced an investigation into Timothy Bradley’s controversial win over Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas.

The undefeated American emerged victorious via split decision with two judges awarding him the win 115-113 and a third scoring 115-113 for Pacquia.

There appeared to be widespread opinion that the Filipino was the  winner.

In a statement on the WBO’s website, Valcarcel said: “The WBO, through its Championships Committee, will evaluate the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley, which ended in a controversial result.

“The Championships Committee will meet soon and examine the video of the fight with five renowned international judges, and according to what is found, it will make its recommendation in accordance with the rules.”

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