THE REAL PROBLEM WAS THAT PACQUIAO COULDN’T FINISH HORN IN THE NINTH ROUND, SOMETHING THAT ISN’T NEW FOR THE FILIPINO GREAT, WHO HASN’T STOPPED ANYONE IN EIGHT YEARS.
But Pacquiao is no longer among the elite, which is why he had to go to Australia in the first place to score a reputed $ 10 million payday.
The talk before the fight was that there weren’t many opponents for Pacquiao after Horn, unless he was offered up as fodder for Terrence Crawford or Keith Thurman in one final effort to cash in on his name.
At least now he’ll get a rematch with Horn, assuming he can get enough time away from his duties as a senator in the Philippines to take the fight.
“That’s the decision of the judges. I