On Saturday, July 1, the boxing ring was at center stage in front of 55,000 fans at the Suncorp Stadium in Australia, for Pacquiao vs. Horn: The Battle in Brisbane.

In the evening’s main event, the legendary Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao returned to the ring against unbeaten Australian Jeff Horn, with the WBO world welterweight title on the line.

The event aired live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.

Jeff Horn def. Manny Pacquiao by unanimous decision (117-111, 115-113, 115-113) – for WBO world welterweight title
Jerwin Ancajas def. Teiru Kinoshita by TKO (right hook to the body). Round 7, 1:53 – for IBF junior flyweight world title
Michael Conlan def. Jarret Owen by TKO (punches). Round 3, 1:56
David Toussaint def. Shane Mosley Jr. by split decision (77-76, 77-76, 75-77)
Damien Hooper def. Umar Salamov by unanimous decision (96-94 x3)

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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