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Pacquiao wins over Bradley in potential swan song

Isaac Brekken/AP
By Ivan Saldajeno

LAS VEGAS--In what may possibly be his final boxing fight, Manny Pacquiao prevailed over familiar foe Tim Bradley in their WBO International Welterweight Championship fight at the MGM Grand Arena on Sunday (Philippine Time).

Pacquiao, following a slow start, got things going in the latter stages of his third showdown with Bradley and scored knockdowns in the seventh and the ninth rounds.

All three judges had identical 116-110 cards for Pacquiao, who moved up to a 58-2-6 win-draw-loss record.

Bradley, on the other hand, fell to his second loss of his career, his first also at the hands of Pacquiao in their second meeting.

Pacquiao, currently running for senator for the May 9 elections, said months before the fight that he may hang his gloves for good to concentrate further on his political career.

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