Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios
|Date||24 November 2013|
|Location||Cotai Arena, The Venetian, Macau, SAR|
|Title(s) on the line||Vacant WBO International Welterweight title.|
|Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios|
|"Pac Man"||"Bam Bam"|
|Tale of the tape|
|54–5–2 (38 KO)||Pre-fight record||31–1–1 (23 KO)|
|5 ft 6.5 in (1.69 m)||Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|145 lb (65.77 kg)||Weight||146 1⁄2 lb (66.45 kg)|
|The Ring Magazine No. 7 pound for pound contender||Recognition|
|Result||Pacquiao via unanimous decision|
Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Ríos (billed as Fight as One or Clash in Cotai) is a boxing welterweight championship fight for the vacant WBO International Welterweight championship. The bout was held on 24 November 2013 at the Venetian Macau resort & hotel in Macau. Pacquiao won via unanimous decision and took the vacant WBO International Welterweight title. Pacquiao said that the fight would be dedicated to the victims of the recent typhoon hit in the Philippines. The fight drew 475,000 ppv buys.
National anthem singers
- United States (The Star-Spangled Banner): Jessica Sanchez
- Philippines (Lupang Hinirang): Jessica Sanchez
Main bouts (HBO PPV)
- NABF Heavyweight bout: Andy Ruiz vs. Tor Hamer (c)
- Ruiz won via referee technical decision due to Hamer quiting before the start of the 4th round.
- Lightweight bout: Félix Verdejo vs. Petchsamuthr Duanaaymukdahan
- Verdejo won via unanimous decision.
|Philippines||Solar All Access|
|United States||HBO PPV|
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vs. Juan Manuel Marquez IV
|Manny Pacquiao's bouts
24 November 2013
vs. Timothy Bradley II
vs. Mike Alvarado
|Brandon Ríos' bouts
24 November 2013
vs. Diego Gabriel Chaves