Philippines, 23 Nov 2019
  Home >> News >> List of Articles >> Eddie Alinea

 
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        




 
 
List of Articles by Eddie Alinea


 

OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: Lessons Broner could’ve learned in futile bid vs Pacquiao

By Eddie Alinea
PhilBoxing.com
26 Jan 2019



World Boxing Association welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao’s defeated challenger Adrien Broner might have failed in his bid to dethrone the Filipino belt-owner in their title encounter Sunday last week, but there were lessons he could have learned to diminish the impact of humiliation he suffered from the hands of his conqueror.

During the second stop of the media tour in Los Angeles to promote the coming fight, for instance, Broner taunted the reigning champ on his Asian heritage took issues with the media and made disgusting joke about Freddie Roach.

The fighting senator from the Philippines instead of returning the compliments gave the Cincinnati Kid by just smiling and shot back chuckling: “Broner’s a funny guy. I think after his boxing career, he could have another career as a comedian. I don’t get upset about the jokes. I can’t help but laugh when I look at his face.”

In the final press conference held two days before the title showdown, the trash-talking Broner transformed the occasion to an exchange of profanities with Hall of Fame broadcaster Al Bernstein.

Pacquiao, in his turn to speak cited a verse in the Bible calling for calm and sobriety.

The Philippines' pride, again, sent Broner back to school, this time giving him a neat lesson in aggressive boxing resulting in a unanimous decision victory in the process, at age 40, kept his 147-pound diadem safe up his sleeves.

But during the traditional post-fight news conference the vanquished fighter cried foul, claiming he was robbed of victory and the much-coveted crown, the eight-division champ merely shrugged off the silly accusation and pointed the fight statistics, copies of which were were handed-out to both camps and members of media.

The official records showed, among others, Pacquiao landing 112 of 568 total punches thrown, 371 jabs and 82 o 197 power shots thrown.

Broner, on the other hand, could only connect with 50 of total punches thrown, 11 of 115 jabs and 39 of 180 power shots given. The challenger’s 50 shots connection was his career low for a 12 round fight. He never landed in a double digit punch in every round.

Manny improved his body and jab attacks as 42% of his landed punches were body shots after landing 20.2% in his previous five fights.

Manny averaged 30.9 jabs thrown per round after averaging 17.9 in his previous 5 fights.

Records completely showed Pacquiao was still dominant at 40 years old. The 29-year-old Broner’s post-fight claim he won the fight was one hundred percent unfounded, preposterous and ‘delusional by almost all media outfits. ’

Judges Tim Cheatham and Glenn Feldman saw the defending titlist winning in identical 116-112 decisions. The third judge Dave Moretti saw the Filipino belt-owner the winner, too, 117-111.

The Manila Times gave Pacquiao 10 rounds and Broner only two.


Back to Eddie Alinea's Articles Listing



Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • GLOVER: I’M GOING TO PUT IT RIGHT ON HIM AND KNOCK HIM OUT
    By , 22 Nov 2019
  • CHESS: Antonio, Caturla win, Young splits point
    By Marlon Bernardino, 22 Nov 2019
  • FOX SPORTS PBC PAY-PER-VIEW UNDERCARD & FS2 PRELIMS FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE
    By , 22 Nov 2019
  • Bonas Returns Tomorrow Night at ‘Night of Knockouts’ in Detroit
    By , 22 Nov 2019
  • NBA -- Markkanen shines, Bulls rout Pistons
    By Ricardo Carbajal, 22 Nov 2019
  • DEVIN HANEY VISITS SKID ROW TO GIVE BACK TO THOSE LESS FORTUNATE
    By , 22 Nov 2019
  • WORLD POOL MASTERS RETURNS TO GIBRALTAR, MARCH 26-29
    By , 22 Nov 2019
  • The China Throwdown: Jose Ramirez-Viktor Postol Set for Junior Welterweight Title Showdown February 1 LIVE on ESPN
    By , 22 Nov 2019
  • PH Collegiate Cage Champs: Ateneo or Letran?
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, 22 Nov 2019
  • NBA Daily: Doncic Tallies Triple-Double in Mavs’ Thrashing of Warriors 142-94
    By Reylan Loberternos, 22 Nov 2019
  • "Smokin" Joe Frazier punched way into USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame
    By , 22 Nov 2019
  • CHESS: Caturla rises with crucial win
    By Marlon Bernardino, 22 Nov 2019
  • Prodigy Twins Angel and Chavez Barrientes Make Pro Debuts
    By , 21 Nov 2019
  • DEONTAY WILDER VS. LUIS ORTIZ II & LEO SANTA CRUZ VS. MIGUEL FLORES FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
    By , 21 Nov 2019
  • MONSTER RATINGS - INOUE EARNS POUND-FOR-POUND TOP SPOT AFTER ALI TROPHY TRIUMPH
    By , 21 Nov 2019
  • DIEGO DE LA HOYA RETURNS AGAINST RENSON ROBLES IN MAIN EVENT OF GOLDEN BOY FIGHT NIGHT ON FACEBOOK WATCH
    By , 21 Nov 2019
  • RYDER READY TO SHATTER SMITH’S ANFIELD DREAM
    By , 21 Nov 2019
  • MEXICAN STAR JAIME MUNGUIA TO MAKE MIDDLEWEIGHT DEBUT AGAINST IRISH PUNCHER GARY 'SPIKE' O'SULLIVAN
    By , 21 Nov 2019
  • Friday: Jack Catterall, Vijender Singh and Golden Contract Super Lightweight Quarterfinals LIVE on ESPN+
    By , 21 Nov 2019
  • NBA Daily: LeBron Makes History, as Lakers Subdue Thunder 112-107
    By Reylan Loberternos, 21 Nov 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.