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Pacquiao stunned as Horn wins WBO welterweight crown

BRISBANE: Former schoolteacher Jeff Horn stunned world champion Manny Pacquiao to win the World Boxing Organisation welterweight crown with a unanimous points decision in Brisbane on Sunday. Given no chance by most observers, the 29-year-old Horn's ultra-aggressive style proved too much for Pacquiao, with the three judges scoring the fight 117-111, 115-113 and 115-113 to the Australian after 12 rounds. Pacquiao, 38, is an eight-weight world champion considered one of the greatest fighters of his generation.┬áHis camp…

Pacquiao returns to claim WBO welterweight title

LAS VEGAS: Manny Pacquiao put on a dazzling display in his return to the ring after a brief retirement, scoring a unanimous decision over champion Jessie Vargas to claim the WBO welterweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday. Despite giving away 10 years to his opponent, the 37-year-old Pacquiao fought with more intensity and energy, and dominated the American in the final rounds to close out an emphatic victory. The judges scored the bout 114-113, 118-109 and 118-109 in favor of Pacquiao, the only fighter to hold titles…