Saturday, May 7, 2011

Pacquiao vs Mosley Weigh-In Result

 The Pacquiao vs Mosley bout is one of the most awaited fight of this year. It is fully expected to happen at welterweight match which Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao won that title over former Puerto Rican welterweight champion Miguel Cotto on November 14, 2009 for the World Boxing Council Diamond Belt
and World Boxing Organization Welterweight Belt at the same time for his 7th division world championship bout.

At the MGM Grand Arena and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, as the legendary ring announcer Jimmy Lennon, Jr., acknowledged Mosley on welcome "Here is the challenger. He'll be making his twenty first world title of appearance. He is rank WBO number 3 world welterweight contender from Pomona, California. Here is the 3-division world champion. The future hall of famer". "Sugar" Shane Mosley step up in the stage with sky blue jackets and jogging pants. Boxing fans are chanting and some are booing. Then Jimmy Lennon, Jr., acknowledged Pacquiao on welcome "Here is the defending world champion. The boxer from General Santos City in the Philippines. The pound-for-pound king. The boxing superstar. The defending WBO welterweight champion of the world." Manny step up in the stage while the boxing fans chanting "Manny! Manny!". Pacquiao is in yellow mp-shirt (yellow as a symbol of unity) with his red jacket and red jogging pants. Then Pacquiao goes to Mosley for a hand shake which shows a good sportsmanship for the two greatest boxing star as the fans continue chanting "Manny! or Mosley!."

Shane Mosley, the challenger, steps first in to the scale and weighs right at the limit in 147 pounds. Then Pacquiao steps next to the scale and weighs in 145 pounds. Then both fighters faced off and showed their huge body and hands. Pacquiao shortly stared at Mosley's eyes and smiled without reasons while Mosley tried to stare it longer. Both fighters shake their hands showing a lot of respect to each other.

In an interview with Shane Mosley, said he's very confident and excited to fight a guy like Pacquiao. While on Manny's interview, said he don't underestimate Mosley because he is tough and good fighter, he know that Mosley prepared well for this fight so I have to prepared more and stay focus ob the fight.

Here are the weigh-in results:

Manny Pacquiao 145 lbs vs. Shane Mosley 147 lbs - Welterweight Bout
Jorge Arce 122 lbs vs Wilfredo Vasquez 122 lbs - Bantamweight Bout
Kelly Pavlik 170 lbs vs. Alfonso Lopez 169 lbs -  Middleweight Bout
Mike Alvarado 139 lbs vs. Ray Narh 140 lbs  - Light welterweight Bout
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