Live fight blog: Follow Pacquiao-Bradley II blow by blow
Timothy Bradley and Manny Pacquiao come into their rematch with plenty to prove.
Bradley (31-0, 12 KOs), the welterweight champion, defeated Manny Pacquiao in 2012 in the MGM Grand Garden ring, a split decision that practically nobody agreed went the correct way.
Pacquiao (55-5-2, 38 KOs), meanwhile, is now 35 years old and battling accusations that he’s lost his competitive spark after his ascemdance through the sport slowed with two losses in 2012.
There’s little doubt both fighters will be completely prepared for this rematch after two years of incessant talk about what happened in those 12 rounds two years ago. They’re also both in top shape: Bradley weighed in at 145 pounds Friday, while Pacquiao was hydrating even before weighing 145 pounds on the scales.
Regardless of how it goes down, it’s sure to be an entertaining fight. Follow along here with our round-by-round updates of Pacquiao-Bradley II from the MGM Grand Garden: