Pacquiao loses over Mayweather on Yahoo!

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao may have won a seat in Congress but Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s performance against Shane Mosley made him lose his pound-for-pound top ranking in Yahoo! Sports.
According to the Yahoo! Sports list issued by its boxing reporter Kevin Iole, Mayweather outpointed Pacquiao by 6 points in voting conducted by an elite panel of boxing writers from around the world.
Mayweather, who is Ring Magazine’s No. 2 pound-for-pound fighter, received 20 off the 33 first place votes for a total of 317 points while Pacquiao received 13 of 33 first places votes for 310.
In his analysis, Iole said Mayweather “showed complete game in [his] convincing win over Mosley.”
Pacquiao, however, still enjoys Ring Magazine’s No. 1 pound-for-pound ranking.
Iole, meanwhile, said in his report that he hopes the camps of Pacquiao and Mayweather will thresh out their differences to finally arrange the biggest fight to date.
“Hopefully, [Top Rank chief Bob] Arum, [Golden Boy chief Richard] Schaefer, Pacquiao advisor Michael Koncz, Mayweather advisor Al Haymon and Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe can work out a deal to make it happen,” he said.
Rounding off Yahoo! Sports pound-for-pound list are:
Paul Williams (No. 3)
Juan Manuel Marquez (No. 4)
Chad Dawson (No. 5)
Sergio Martinez (No. 6)
Wladimir Klitschko (No. 7)
Timothy Bradley (No. 8 )
Shane Mosley (No. 9)
Juan Manuel Lopez (No. 10).

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