Pacquiao maintains belief: 'I won by two points'

Milan Ordoñez on May 13, 2015 03:36 PM
Pacquiao maintains belief: 'I won by two points'
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MANILA - Almost two weeks have gone by since one of the most historic boxing matches between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao took place.

And since those two weeks, “Pacman” has maintained his stance on whom he believes should have been awarded with the victory. 

“I reviewed the tapes over and over,” Pacquiao said in Filipino, during his hero’s welcome at the Dusit Hotel in Makati, upon arriving in Manila on Wednesday morning. “No matter which angle I look at it from, I believe I won the fight by two points.”

Floyd Mayweather Jr. got the nod from all three judges, resulting to a unanimous decision verdict in his favor. It marked the 48th victory of his 19-year professional career, whilst ending the debate on who the “Greatest Boxer of this Era” really is. 

Pacquiao adds that he tried to look at the fight from all possible points of view, and even then, he believes the final decision should have gone otherwise.

“I watched the replay of the fight through the eyes of an audience member and a judge, and I believe I still won," Pacquiao said in a separate interview with Dyan Castillejo. "But I’m not complaining. I respect the judges’ decision.”

 

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