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Manny Pacquiao wins the WBO International Welterweight title

  • Manny Pacquiao defeated Brandon Rios and won the WBO International Welterweight title in a unanimous decision on Sunday in Macau, China. The 35-year-old welterweight, also known as "Pac-man" was fighting for the first time since he suffered a defeat in December 2012. He won this bout with his opponent, also known as "Bam Bam", with scores of 120-108, 119-109, and 118-110.

    Manny Pacquiao, who is the most famous sportsman in the Philippines, said he had been deeply moved by the destruction caused by typhoon Haiyan. He said he was trying to help his fellow countrymen by sending relief to survivors of the typhoon.

     

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