#315070 - 3rd May 20093:55pmRicky Hatton VS Manny Pacquiao (LIVE) May 2, 2009
For them that never got to see it.
Manny Pacquiao VS Ricky Hatton (LIVE) May 2, 2009 Las Vegas, Nevada
A lot of pressure from Hatton. He's backing Manny up. Manny boxing well in the center of the ring. Ricky tying him up. Red welt on Hatton's cheek. Right hook drops Hatton. He's hurt. Hatton down again. Manny was landing at will. Pacquiao 10-8 round.
Richie says there is a lot of Duran in Manny Pacquiao. IBC is getting ready to leave. He says Hatton won't make it back.
Hatton stills comes out aggressive. Hatton standing up too straight. Manny landing with the right hook. Pac Man now backing him up again. Pac Man is extremely accurate. Pac Man still backing him up, but punching a bit wildly. A left hand just flattened Hatton. The fight is over. He's flat in the center of the ring.
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Hatton looks in very bad shape on the canvas. He's being attended to by officials. It was a perfect, wicked left hand from Pacquiao.
Hatton is now sitting up.
The end comes at 2:59 of round number two.
Manny Pacquiao just keeps getting better and better. He is a fantastic fighter. What is amazing is that he's actually getting stronger as he climbs in weight. And remember, he's 30 and turned pro at 106 pounds.
Watching replays. Hatton was wide open for the left. His head was way up in the air, totally exposed for Pac Man. The Mayweather Jr.-Pacquiao fight now has to be made.
Ricky Hatton is unable to conduct the post-fight interview. Walking back to his dressing room, he still looks a bit wobbly. Someone from his entourage is putting his hand over the HBO camera to obscure the view.