Sunday, November 15, 2009


Pacquiao knocks down Cotto twice (UPDATE)

MANILA - Manny Pacquiao knocked down Miguel Cotto for the second time 20 seconds left in Round 4. Pacquiao earlier knocked down Cotto in Round 3 as the pound-for-pound king threw a 1-2-3.

Cotto's jabs connects in Round 1 and Pacquiao jabbs back. Cotto connects with a left hook, which throws Pacman back a bit. Cotto jabs again. Pacman tries to figure Cotto. Cotto jabs effecively while Pacman takes his time. Pacman connects with 1-2. Pacman tries to slip, attacks, but Cotto holds. Cotto presses attack, Pacman lands left hook which wobbles Cotto a bit.
In Round 2, Pacman jabs, throws a left straight. Cotto fights back. He seems to look faster than Pacman. Pacman keeps his hands up, defends self. The Filipino connects left straight, throws combinatons. Cotto appears to have thrown a low blow. Pacman rattles Cotto with big left hooks and explosive punches. Cotto seems a bit hurt. Cotto tries to trap Pacman in the corner but the Pacman escapes
Cotto survives the knockdown in Round 3. Pacman attacks again. Pacman presses the fight, Cotto recovers. Both fighters unleash big bombs. Pacman jabs in , connects with left, darts out. Cotto was told to keep his punches high, Cotto pushes Pacman's head down.
In Round 4, Cotto jabs, throws big left, Pacman retreats. Cotto throws body punches, Pacman throws 1-2, then upper cuts, cuts Cotto's combo. Pacman throws assault, Cotto's knees wobble. The referee separates them. Pacman on the ropes waits for Cotto's attack, slips and escapes. Cotto, who got knocked down, is saved by the bell.
Fight is still ongoing.
as of 11/15/2009 1:12 PM