Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Pacquiao vs Horn?
Jeff Horn beat Manny Pacquiao by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Sunday 2nd July 2017 at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.
The scorecards were announced as 111-117, 113-115, 113-115 in favor of winner Jeff Horn.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This contest was for the WBO welterweight championship of the world.
Pacquiao vs Horn stats
Back in July 2017, Manny Pacquiao stepped into the ring with a record of 59 wins, 6 loses and 2 draws, 38 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jeff Horn made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 1 draw, with 11 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Horn had a slight advantage in power over Pacquiao, with a 69% knock out percentage over Pacquiao's 64%.
Manny Pacquiao was the older man by 9 years, at 38 years old.
Horn had a height advantage of 4 inches over Pacquiao. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Manny Pacquiao fought out of the southpaw stance, while Jeff Horn was an orthodox fighter.
Pacquiao was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 50 more fights, and made his debut in 1995, 18 years and 1 month earlier than Horn, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 350 more professional rounds, 504 to Horn's 154.
Jeff Horn was ranked number 1 by the WBO in the 147lb division.
Pacquiao vs Horn form
Manny Pacquiao had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Jessie Vargas on 5th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Timothy Bradley Jr on 9th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Floyd Mayweather Jr on 2nd May 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight, WBA Super World Welterweight, WBO World Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Chris Algieri on 23rd November 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R., China.
He had defeated Timothy Bradley Jr on 12th April 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Horn had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Ali Funeka on 10th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
Previous to that, he had won against Rico Mueller on 21st October 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Sleeman Sports Complex, Brisbane, Australia.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Randall Bailey on 27th April 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane.
Before that, he had beat Ahmed El Mousaoui on 5th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Claudelands Arena, Hamilton, New Zealand.
He had won against Alfredo Rodolfo Blanco on 15th October 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Trusts Arena, Auckland.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jeff Horn had been fighting more than Manny Pacquiao.
Going to this contest, Manny Pacquiao had last fought 7 months and 27 days ago, while Jeff Horn's last outing had been 6 months and 22 days ago.
Pacquiao's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
Horn's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
What time did Pacquiao vs Horn start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 2:00 AM UTC at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia, which was 10:00 PM EST or 7:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Pacquiao vs Horn?
Manny Pacquiao was a 9/25 (-280) favourite going into the contest, while Jeff Horn made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.