Boxing: WBA welterweight champion Pacquiao dominates Broner in unanimous decision win

Reuters
Melbourne VIC, Australia Updated: Jan 20, 2019, 01:05 PM(IST)

Manny Pacquiao (black trunks) and Adrien Broner (purple/gold trunks) in action during a WBA welterweight world title boxing match at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Photograph:( Reuters )

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Pacquiao delivered a dominant performance to earn a unanimous decision victory in Las Vegas on Saturday. 

WBA welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao delivered a dominant performance to earn a unanimous decision victory over Adrien Broner on Saturday in Las Vegas.

The 40-year-old Filipino multiple world champion was quicker and more accurate as he controlled each round and cruised to thetriumph over Broner, 29, who fought gamely and stayed upright despite being hit with several heavy combinations.

Retired great Floyd Mayweather attended the fight, fueling speculation of a rematch against Pacquiao. Undefeated Mayweather beat Pacquiao in 2015.

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