Philippines, 17 Oct 2019
  Home >> News >> List of Articles >> Joaquin Henson

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        




 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
List of Articles by Joaquin Henson



Bayless to work Manny’s fight

By Joaquin Henson
PhilBoxing.com
09 Jul 2019



Kenny Bayless will mark his 11th fight as a referee in a Manny Pacquiao fight when he enters the ring to work the Filipino’s showdown with Keith Thurman for the WBA welterweight unified title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on July 20.

Bayless, 68, made his first appearance in the ring with Pacquiao in the second Erik Morales fight in 2006. In Pacquiao’s last 10 bouts, Bayless worked five, including the seventh round stoppage of Lucas Matthysse for the WBA 147-pound title in Kuala Lumpur last year. Of Bayless’ 10 assignments, Pacquiao won eight and lost two. The two defeats were to Juan Manuel Marquez in their fourth encounter in 2012 and to Floyd Mayweather, Jr. in 2015.

Bayless was in the ring when Pacquiao disposed of Ricky Hatton and Miguel Cotto. He was the referee when Pacquiao outpointed Sugar Shane Mosley in 2011. Mosley was floored in the third round and Bayless counted a knockdown against Pacquiao in the 10th, only to later apologize for the mistake. Bayless was on the blind side when Pacquiao went down from a shove by Mosley. Video replays clearly showed it was no knockdown and Bayless admitted his error in a personal apology to Pacquiao. Two judges Dave Moretti and Duane Ford scored it a shutout for Pacquiao so they discounted Bayless’ call and the third judge Glenn Trowbridge gave Mosley one round, 10-9 so the knockdown which should’ve resulted in a 10-8 count was also dismissed.

The three judges in Pacquiao’s fight against Thurman are the same who worked his previous bout against Adrien Broner last January. It’s the first time in Pacquiao’s career that the same three judges will work his fights back-to-back. The judges are Glenn Feldman of Connecticut and Moretti and Tim Cheatham, both from Las Vegas. Cheatham will work only his second Pacquiao fight since obtaining his professional license in 2009. Moretti has been assigned to 10 Pacquiao fights, eight of which he won. Feldman has been a judge in four Pacquiao bouts, three of which he won.

Moretti and Feldman were two of the three judges assigned for the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight. Feldman scored it 116-112 for Mayweather but Moretti’s margin was much wider, 118-110. Both Moretti and Feldman have worked four of Pacquiao’s last six outings.

In the Broner fight, Feldman and Cheatham both saw it 116-112 while Moretti had it 117-111, all for Pacquiao. Of the three judges, only Moretti has worked a Thurman fight in 2015 when the unbeaten American of Polish-Hungarian descent decisioned Robert Guerrero at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Moretti scored it 118-101 for Thurman. It was Thurman’s third fight at the Las Vegas mecca after knocking out Favio Medina in 2010 and Brandon Hoskins in 2012. In contrast, the Thurman fight will be Pacquiao’s 15th at the MGM facility since winning the IBF superbantamweight crown on a sixth round disposal of South Africa’s Lehlo Ledwaba in 2001.

Bayless made his debut as a professional referee in 1991. A prostate cancer survivor, he never underwent surgery, chemotherapy or radiation to heal and instead relied on eating healthy food with advice from his wife Lynora, a nutritionist. Bayless was an All-America track star in the 400-meter relay at the California State-Hayward during his varsity years. He taught physical education and health for 29 years at William Orr Middle School before becoming an inspector with the Nevada State Athletic Commission then a professional boxing referee.

Photo: Referee Kenny Bayless counts Erik Morales during Morales's second fight with Manny Pacquiao on Jan. 21, 2006 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Back to Joaquin Henson's Articles Listing



Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Duno to fight undefeated Garcia Nov. 2
    By Lito delos Reyes, 17 Oct 2019
  • T-2 Days: Artur Beterbiev and Oleksandr Gvozdyk Set for Light Heavyweight Title Unification LIVE on ESPN
    By , 17 Oct 2019
  • Sergey 'Krusher' Kovalev International Media Conference Call
    By , 17 Oct 2019
  • Despite Controversial Setback Against Greer, WBO #9 and IBF #11 Bantamweight Nikolai Potapov Returns to Action on October 30
    By , 17 Oct 2019
  • Undefeated Canadian Super Welterweight Cody "The Crippler" Crowley Headlines stacked "Homecoming V: Going Global" card
    By , 17 Oct 2019
  • SEN. PACQUIAO URGES ARMM POLICE TO STRONGLY SUPPORT PRES. DUTERTE’S WAR VS. ILLEGAL DRUGS
    By Aquiles Z. Zonio, 16 Oct 2019
  • SHAW IS FIRST TEAM EUROPE WILDCARD
    By , 16 Oct 2019
  • Sampson Boxing Signs WBC #5 Minimumweight Luis Angel Castillo to a Promotional Contract
    By , 16 Oct 2019
  • Pinoy Fighters Eke Out Wins in Japan
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, 16 Oct 2019
  • Preseason 2019: Golden State Warriors fall to short-handed Los Angeles Lakers
    By Tom Macasaet, 16 Oct 2019
  • MANO-A-MANO: CANELO VS. KOVALEV DOCUMENTARY TO DEBUT TONIGHT!
    By , 16 Oct 2019
  • Gvozdyk vs. Beterbiev: A Russia-Ukraine Story 10 Years in the Making
    By , 16 Oct 2019
  • SIX PROSPECTS WITH COMBINED RECORD OF 65-1 FACE TOUGHEST TESTS OF THEIR CAREERS ON SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15 LIVE ON SHOWTIME®
    By , 16 Oct 2019
  • Jeter Promotions signs Featherweight Ebrima " E Boy" Jawara
    By , 16 Oct 2019
  • Light Heavyweight, a Bridge too far for Canelo? (of Pride and Boxing)
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, 15 Oct 2019
  • November 30: Oscar Valdez and Carl Frampton Headline Super Featherweight Doubleheader at The Chelsea Inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas LIVE on ESPN+
    By , 15 Oct 2019
  • This Friday-Seneca Fight Night: Boxeo Telemundo Edition, SOLD OUT
    By , 15 Oct 2019
  • KACI: I PROMISE EUROPE WILL WIN BACK PARTYPOKER MOSCONI CUP IN VEGAS
    By , 15 Oct 2019
  • NM Arellano wins GM Balinas executive chessfest
    By Marlon Bernardino, 15 Oct 2019
  • Steph Curry’s spicy performance help GSW devour Minnesota Timberwolves in second preseason home game
    By Tom Macasaet, 15 Oct 2019





  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2019 philboxing.com.