HIGHLIGHTS: Pacquiao defeats Vargas in ring return

HIGHLIGHTS: Pacquiao defeats Vargas in ring return


Pacquiao regains the WBO welterweight crown with his victory

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Senator and 8-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao made a successful return to the ring by defeating Jessie Vargas via unanimous decision and regaining the WBO welterweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday, November 5, (Sunday morning, Manila time).

Pacquiao secured the victory with scores of 114-113, 114-113, and 118-109, improving his career record to 59-6-2 with 38 knockouts. 

The General Santos City, Philippines native converted a knockdown of Vargas in round two, which was the first time his 27-year-old opponent had been dropped in a professional fight.

Watch a highlight of the KO as well as other moments from the fight below:



– Rappler.com

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