The fight held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday night with most of the experts are expecting Pacquiao to dominate Bradley, but the judges felt otherwise, CNN reports.
With only one judge scored it 115-113 for Pacquiao, two of the ringside judges had the fight 115-113 for Bradley.
As the judges’s score was made public, visibly most of the crowd in the MGM Grand voiced its displeasure.
Bradley, a native of Cathedral City, California, remains unbeaten with 29 wins, along with one no-contest. Pacquiao suffered his first loss since 2005.
Now, the question is what Bradley’s win or Pacquiao’s loss will mean for boxing. After the bout, both announced they were interested in a rematch. Many fans have called for a potential showdown between Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Mayweather is in a Nevada jail serving a three-month sentence for a domestic violence conviction.