June 29, 2008 (Philippine Time)
Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao knock out David”Dangerous” Diaz in a sensational 9th round finish.
It has been almost an all Filipino crowd in the Mandalay bay chanting “Manny” and Manny Pacquiao started off with a right punch.
At the first round Manny Pacquiao is out punching David Diaz and clearly the difference of speed is noticeable. first round was a Manny Pacquiao round.
On the second round David Diaz is charging head on with Manny Pacquiao. On this round David Diaz had a cut on the head. 2nd round belongs to Manny Pacquiao.
3rd round…. It has been a see saw of punches between to boxers. Despite the hard punches of Manny Pacquiao, David Diaz is still standing.
4th round Blood is oozing at the right eye of David Diaz. A hard right blow hit Diaz but still Diaz is retaliating.
5th round Diaz have some good punches but still it is a Manny Pacquiao round.
6th round David Diaz hit a good combination that rattled Manny Pacquiao. Pacquiao strikes back with different combinations.
7th round Its a brawl. It’s a close range fighting which is the style of Diaz.
8th round Diaz is backing off in this round unlike on the previous round.
9th round David Diaz is connecting some punches. A hard left hits David Diaz. Manny Pacquiao knock outs David Diaz with this left.