ON THIS DAY back in 2006, Manny Pacquiao’s reputation continued on its upwards trajectory as he avenged his defeat the year previously to Erik Morales, stopping the Mexican in the 10th round at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
Pacquiao defended his WBC International super featherweight belt that he had won the fight before, a 6th round stoppage win over Hector Velazquez and the contest was also an eliminator for the WBC title. Even so, to the majority, this was viewed as a world title fight.
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