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Pacquiao wants rematch with Bradley

Congressman and former welterweight world champion Manny Pacquiao flashes the sign of peace during a mass in a Catholic church Saturday, June 16, 2012 in Manila, Philippines. Pacquiao, whose homecoming was much less festive because of his split decision defeat last week in Las Vegas against American boxer Timothy Bradley, cut short his vacation after the controversial fight to help flood victims in his home province. Congressman and former welterweight world champion Manny Pacquiao flashes the sign of peace during a mass in a Catholic church Saturday, June 16, 2012 in Manila, Philippines. Pacquiao, whose homecoming was much less festive because of his split decision defeat last week in Las Vegas against American boxer Timothy Bradley, cut short his vacation after the controversial fight to help flood victims in his home province. (AP Photo/Pat Roque)
June 20, 2012
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MANILA, Philippines—Manny Pacquiao says he wants a rematch with Timothy Bradley after a five-judge panel assembled by the WBO championship committee unanimously favored the Filipino fighter in a video review.

Pacquiao said Thursday he would prefer a rematch rather than Bradley giving up the WBO welterweight title that he won on a split decision because "people may think I just usurped it."

The five judges on the review panel all scored the fight in Pacquiao's favor -- 117-111, 117-111, 118-110, 116-112 and 115-113. At the June 9 bout in Las Vegas, judge Jerry Roth had it 115-113 for Pacquiao, and Duane Ford and C.J. Ross had it for Bradley by the same score. The Associated Press scored it 117-111 for Pacquiao.

"My supporters shouldn't worry. We're going to get that title," Pacquiao said.

The WBO can't overturn the result of the fight.

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