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Boxing controversy grows over Pacquiao defeat to Bradley

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What happens in Vegas, so the saying goes, stays in Vegas. But now the World Boxing Organisation is to review the controversial title fight in the city between the Philippines' Manny Pacquaio and Timothy Bradley. It's pledged that its championship committee will watch a video of the bout with five international judges and will then make a recommendation.

The decision in Las Vegas on Saturday night was booed by spectators as Pacquiao lost for the first time since March 2005, even though it appeared that he had dominated the welterweight title fight. The boxing Promoter Bob Arum hit out at the judges' decision, saying he'd never been more ashamed to be associated with the sport of boxing. And back home in the Philippines, fans were left shocked and furious.

Ronnie Nathanielsz is boxing commentator and journalist and he joined Lucy Hockings to discuss the fight and what he thinks will happen.

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