In­de­pen­dent judges con­firm de­ci­sion Horn beat Pac­quiao

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The World Boxing Or­ga­ni­za­tion (WBO) says an in­de­pen­dent re­view of the scor­ing in Manny Pac­quiao’s wel­ter­weight world ti­tle loss to Jeff Horn con­firms the out­come in favour of the Aus­tralian for­mer schoolteacher. A Philip­pines gov­ern­ment de­part­ment asked the WBO to re­view the ref­er­ee­ing and the judg­ing of the so-called “Bat­tle of Bris­bane” in Aus­tralia on July 2 af­ter Horn, fight­ing for his first world ti­tle, won a unan­i­mous points de­ci­sion against Pac­quiao, an 11-time world cham­pion.

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