Current-Argus  ·  Weather  ·  Jobs  ·  Cars  ·  Shopping  ·  Classifieds
Boxing

Pacquiao dominates Rios in 12-round UD

Macau, China (SportsNetwork.com) - Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao got back to winning form with a 12-round unanimous decision over Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios Sunday at Cotai Arena.

Pacquiao (55-5-2) won by scores of 120-108, 119-109 and 118-110 in the fight for the vacant WBO International welterweight title.

Rios (31-2-1), who was coming off a 12-round unanimous decision loss to Mike Alvarado, was never in the fight against his 34-year-old opponent. Pacquiao, who was beaten via a sixth-round KO by Juan Manuel Marquez last December, delivered punches that caused cuts over both of Rios' eyes.

As part of the undercard, Russia's Evgeny Gradovich (18-0) kept the IBF featherweight title when Australian Billy Dib (36-3) quit in the ninth round.

Dib was knocked down in round six and referee Alan Huggins stopped the bout 1:10 into round nine after Dib's corner threw in the towel.

11/24 01:13:36 ET

Powered by The Sports Network.

Carlsbad Current Argus - Sports Plus

 :

« CLASSIFIED PARTNERS »
Jobs: CareerBuilder.com Cars: Cars.com Shopping: ShopLocal.com
Copyright ?? 2005 Carlsbad Current Argus, a MediaNews Group Newspaper.
Use of this site signifies that you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.