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Pacquiao: ‘Just lucky!’

cozzone_postfight_pacquiao-hatton0004Post-fight report and photos by Chris Cozzone

On the same day that Floyd Mayweather, Jr. came out of retirement to reclaim his retired crown of pound-for-pound king, Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao slipped it safely out of reach by doing in two rounds, what had taken Mayweather ten.

Last night, before a sold-out crowd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Pacquiao (48-3-2, 37 KOs) secured his right to call himself the boxing’s pound-for-pound champion by knocking out Ricky Hatton (45-2, 32 KOs) at 2:59 of round two.

“He’s still a good fighter,” a humble Pacquiao said of Hatton at the post-fight press conference . . . Click here for full story

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