Koror, Palau – It was Sunday morning in Palau when a lot of Filipinos gathered in different places to watch their boxing hero Manny Pacquiao fight Sugar Shane Mosley for the welterweight title.

At the time, I was with my wife and in-laws at the Rock Island Cafe to watch the title bout. Personally, I expected to see a great boxing match.

However, by Pacquiao’s standards of exciting fights, it was a disappointment in terms of action.

ESPN’s Dan Rafael breaks it down.

Entering the fight, Shane Mosley was about an 8-1 underdog and fought like one, with the result a lopsided decision for Pacquiao, who retained his welterweight title for the second time in a clinic in front of a sold-out crowd of 16,412 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Pacquiao, with most of the crowd behind him, darted in and out and landed an assortment of straight left hands and generally left Mosley with no idea where he was or how to reach him.

“He is fast. Manny is fast. He is faster than anyone I have ever fought,” Mosley said.

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