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May 3, 2009 Sunday
Manny Pacquiao WON versus RICKY HATTON
Manny Pacquiao and Ricky Hatton Statistics, Boxing Record, Background

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Everyone is getting very excited to whatever the result wil be for the pacquiao - hatton fight. A lot of famous celebrities watched the fight. Mariah Carey, Jayz, rapper and husband of pop star Beyonce, actor Mark Wahlberg and Oscar de la Hoya. Philippine National Anthem was sang by famous singer Martin Nievera and united Kingdom National Anthem was sang by Tom Jones.

Manny Pacquiao knocks down Ricky Hatton twice in the first round.

Manny Pacquiao defeated Ricky Hatton in the second round Saturday in Las Vegas USA (Sunday in Manila Philippines), stripping the light welterweight crown and carving his name as one of the legends in boxing history.

Round per Round Details

Round 1
Pacquiao hugs trainer Freddie Roach just before the bell sounds to start the fight. Crowd is cheering and singing. Hatton goes hard to body and referee Kenny Bayless warns him to keep them up. They’re clinching a lot. Hard right hook by Manny. Jab and a hook to the body by Ricky. Hard straight left by Pacquiao. One-two from Pacquiao and they clinch. Combination from Pacquiao on the ropes stuns Hatton. Four-punch combination by Pacquiao. Hatton is is down from a right. About 45 seconds left. Huge combination by Pacquiao. Hatton is getting drilled. This may be it. Hatton down again.
Pacquiao wins round, 10-7

Round 2
Right by Hatton early. Good combination by Pacquiao. He’s hurting Hatton with those shots. Right hook lands by Pacquiao. Three-punch combination by Pacquiao and Hatton wobbles. The speed is way too much for Hatton at this stage. Right hook again by Pacquiao. Hatton goes to body and is warned for holding and hitting. Straight left by Pacquiao and theny bang heads. Right by Hatton lands flush, Pacquiao takes it well. Combination from Pacquiao backs Hatton to corner. Right hook to body by Pacquiao. Left hand by Pacquiao knocks out Hatton. The fight is stopped at 2:59.

Pacquiao wins by knockout.

Watching replays. Hatton was wide open for the left. His head was way up in the air, totally exposed for Pac Man.

Manny Pacquiao won Ricky Hatton's International Boxing Organization junior welterweight title.