LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 07: (R-L) Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines connects with a right to the head of Shane Mosley in the WBO welterweight title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 7, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Manny Pacquiao Cruises To Unanimous Decision Over Shane Mosley

SB Nation MMA will have live results and play-by-play as Manny Pacqauio takes on Shane Mosley at the MGM Grand Garden arena in Las Vegas, Nevada for the WBO Welterweight title. The Showtime pay-per-view kicks off at 9 p.m. ET with a stellar under card that includes Jorge Arce vs. Wilfredo Vazquez Jr., Alfonso Lopez vs. Kelly Pavlik and Ray Nahr vs. Mike Alvaredo.

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Pacquiao Vs. Mosley Results: What's Next For Both Men?

In the wake of Manny Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley there will, no doubt, be fans wondering what is next for both men. For Pacquiao, he reaffirmed his status as the number one pound-for-pound fighter in boxing while Shane Mosley continued to look like a sad shell of his once great former self.

We know that Manny Pacquiao's next fight is scheduled for November 12 and nothing that happened in this bout would seem to be the impetus for that fight being delayed. The ease with which Pacquiao defeated Mosley will, of course, lead to a renewed demand for Manny to face Floyd Mayweather Jr. Of course, Floyd can't seem to keep himself out of legal trouble as we found out yet again earlier this week.

The likely opponent on that November date will be Juan Manuel Marquez. Marquez has already been offered $5 million for the fight. We talked about that bout earlier this week:

The first battle between Marquez and Pacquiao took place at featherweight with the two men battling to an amazing draw. Manny was able to drop Marquez three times in the first round but JMM fought back and won the vast majority of the rest of the rounds to pull even. Pacquiao likely should have gotten the win but rather than a 10-6 score for the first round for three knockdowns, one judge scored the round 10-7 resulting in his final scorecard reading 113-113.

The two met in a rematch at super featherweight and Pacquiao won a tremendous fight by split decision. In that fight Pacquiao managed a knockdown in the third round that was the deciding moment.

Unfortunately, Marquez showed that he is not able to retain his speed or look comfortable at welterweight when he faced Mayweather Jr. in September of 2009. So it's hard to feel that it would be an incredibly competitive bout. Still, this is the bout fans can expect to next see Manny Pacquiao in.

As for Mosley? Well, this should be the end for Shane. He was a great fighter at one time, but he has now looked like an old man who doesn't have the ability to let his hands go when he needs to in three straight fights. But boxing has never been a game where men get out at appropriate times and there will still be money for him in future fights.

There may be interest in a rematch with Antonio Margarito, but Margarito is having trouble getting approved to so much as spar resulting in his planned bout with Miguel Cotto being canceled. Bob Arum did not give a positive feeling of Margarito's future. Via Boxing Scene:

Arum told BoxingScene that they have scheduled an appointment for Margarito to see an eye doctor next Wednesday. "We have Margarito scheduled to see an eye doctor next Wednesday. We have to wait an see what the doctor says but so far the reports we have heard about Margarito's eye aren't very good."

I'd be happy to see Shane simply walk away from the sport, but he is a proud man and I'm sure we'll see him back in the ring before 2011 is done.

Follow all of our fight coverage in this Pacquiao vs. Mosley StoryStream, which includes updated news, odds, and live results the night of the fight. SB Nation's boxing blog Bad Left Hook also has extensive Manny Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley coverage

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Pacquiao Vs. Mosley Results: Manny Pacquiao Cruises To Decision Win Over Shane Mosley

After the final bell in the 12 round fight between Manny Pacquiao and "Sugar" Shane Mosley it was clear that it would be Manny Pacquiao who got his hand raised. Shane Mosley looked every bit of 39 years old in his flat out inability to pull the trigger at any point in the fight. Manny Pacquiao showed his trademark aggression throughout the bout but the toughness of Mosley allowed him to survive the full twelve rounds.

After a very even first round it was Pacquiao who was able to start to take over. His signature moment came in round three when he landed a hard two punch combination that sent Mosley tumbling to the mat. Shane rose and managed to survive and get back to his corner, but from that point on he had no ability (or willingness) to let his hands go.

Mosley covered up for the majority of the fight from the third round forward, avoiding getting significantly hurt again but only managing to score a small handful of meaningful punches. In round 10 the two men clinched and Mosley clearly shoved Pacquiao to the mat, still the referees scored it as a knockdown. The missed call only served to anger Pacquiao who spent the rest of the fight charging forward in an attempt to get the knockout. Despite his attempts and a crowd chanting "Knock him out!" Mosley survived to the final bell to hear scorecards of 119-108, 120-108 and 120-107 all read for Manny Pacquiao.

We will have much more on the event in the coming hours and days including fallout and what should be next for both men.

Follow all of our fight coverage in this Pacquiao vs. Mosley StoryStream, which includes updated news, odds, and live results the night of the fight. SB Nation's boxing blog Bad Left Hook also has extensive Manny Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley coverage

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Pacquiao Vs. Mosley Results: Jorge Arce Stops Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. In War

Wilfredo Vazquez Jr (20-0-1, 17 KO) took on Jorge Arce (56-6-2, 43 KO) in the final pay-per-view undercard bout of the Manny Pacquiao vs. "Sugar" Shane Mosley card.

The first round both men feel out the situation for the first minute but eventually both opened up and it was Arce landing a very big shot that hurt Vazquez and forced him to defend. Round two saw more good action with Arce continuing to get inside and land very hard shots that got Vazquez's respect. That's not to say that Vazquez wasn't having his own moments and at one point he tagged Arce, prompting Jorge to stick out his chin and tell him to bring it.

In round three both men engaged fully with power shots, both men landing hard and Arce developing some blood along the bridge of his nose. Neither man appeared willing to back down through the fourth round with Arce bulling forward and Vazquez trying to counter punch. Almost out of nowhere the counter left hook landed for Vazquez and floored Arce just as round four was coming to a close. Arce managed to rise before the count and made it back to his stool.

Vazquez continued landing hard counters in rounds five and six as the tremendous action continued but Arce is never one to back down and continued his attempts to push his way inside and land his powerful hooks. As the seventh round closed it was clear that the complexion of the fight was not going to change, both men were in the rin to throw with everything they had and it was making for close rounds and the constant threat of a knockout looming large for both men.

Vazquez started to focus too much on trying to land the counter punch as the rounds wore on, possibly allowing Arce to claw his way back into the lead with his aggression. After eight rounds SB Nation had Arce up 76-75, an impressive accomplishment after being knocked down in the 4th round.

As the fight moved into the championship rounds it was Arce whose sheer will started to take over the fight and in the 11 round he had Vazquez on rubbery legs but couldn't floor him before the bell. In the final round Arce poured  it on and as Vazquez kept getting rocked and being held up by the ropes referee Joe Cortez was forced to jump in as Vazquez's father threw in the towel from the corner bringing the great fight to an end.

With the win Jorge Arce captured the WBO Super Bantamweight Championship.

This was a tremendous fight and one that Vazquez has nothing to be ashamed of.

Follow all of our fight coverage in this Pacquiao vs. Mosley StoryStream, which includes updated news, odds, and live results the night of the fight. SB Nation's boxing blog Bad Left Hook also has extensive Manny Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley coverage

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Pacquiao Vs. Mosley Results: Kelly Pavlik Survives Scare, Wins Majority Decision Over Alfonso Lopez

Kelly Pavlik (32-2, 32 KO) took on Alfonso Lopez (21-0, 16 KO) on the pay-per-view undercard of the Manny Pacquiao vs. "Sugar" Shane Mosley card. The former middleweight champion Pavlik was returning to the ring after a stint in rehab for alcoholism.

Lopez was able to land some shots in the first round as Pavlik looked to get his legs. Lopez used a lot of feinting to try to keep Pavlik from getting settled but did eat a nice hook late in the round. Pavlik looked to fight a rougher fight in the second and managed to have a much better round, but this time it was Lopez making the late charge and possibly stealing the round.

Pavlik fought the third round at a much better pace, landing shots and appearing to get more comfortable, but as with the second round he slowed down over the last half of the round and allowed Lopez to start working combinations.

Round four saw an accidental clash of heads open a nasty cut over the right eye of Pavlik. Pavlik did enough to seemingly win the round which pulled the fight even on the SBNation card. Pavlik continued to find the left hook in round five as he continued to work through the ring rust and Lopez's work rate dropped significantly. For all the solid work of Lopez early he simply stopped pushing the fight and allowed Pavlik to get comfortable and get his power shots in from rounds three through six.

Lopez fought the seventh round with more aggression, again going back to combination punching to score points. Pavlik would land a low blow that brought the action to a brief stop and got a stern warning from the referee. It was Lopez's best round since round two. Lopez and Pavlik both fought a hard eighth round which Lopez closed out with a sharp combination that may have stolen the round on the judge's cards and evened up the fight 76-76 on the SB Nation scorecard.

The tale of the fight by the ninth round was Lopez's combination punching against the single power shots of Pavlik. Lopez survived a rocky middle of the fight to really give a good showing but Pavlik tagged him with a very hard hook in the tenth round that hurt Lopez badly. Pavlik dominated the final round with big left hands that repeatedly hurt Lopez and had him reeling badly for most of the round. Lopez managed to remain on his feet and fire punches back but it was a very solid close to the fight.

In a fight filled with close rounds SBN saw the score 95-95 even. But the official scorecards read 95-95 even, 98-92 and 99-91 for Kelly Pavlik. Kelly Pavlik wins by majority decision.

Hard to understand the 99-91 and 98-92 scorecards but Pavlik got a very much needed victory.

Follow all of our fight coverage in this Pacquiao vs. Mosley StoryStream, which includes updated news, odds, and live results the night of the fight. SB Nation's boxing blog Bad Left Hook also has extensive Manny Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley coverage

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Pacquiao Vs. Mosley Results: Mike Alvarado Forces "Sugar" Ray Narh To Quit After Three

The Showtime pay-per-view broadcast for the bout between Manny Pacquiao and "Sugar" Shane Mosley kicked off with a bout between "Sugar" Ray Narh (25-1, 21 KO) and Mike Alvarado (29-0, 21 KO) for the WBC Continental Americas Light Welterweight Championship.

Narh looked to use his height as the fight started to neutralize the aggression of Alvarado. The strategy of Narh kept Alvarado from really unloading with shots until the opening round was almost at a close. The second round saw the same strategy by Narh of using his speed and length but Alvarado started to land his counter shots and find space to hit Narh with power that was clearly affecting "Sugar" Ray.

Heading into round three it appeared that the fight was even at a round a piece, but Narh fought the round much more aware of Alvarado's power and off his heels while Alvarado came forward throwing hard.

Between rounds Ray Narh quit on the stool after the ref asked him if he wanted to keep fighting or not. Narh and his camp answered with "no" and the fight was stopped.

Hard to fault Alvarado for landing hard punches in the 2nd and 3rd rounds but Narh entered 25-1 and quit on the stool after three rounds on a massive pay-per-view, not exactly something that will be easy to bounce back from in his career.

Update: Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports tweets:

Dr. William Berliner said Nahr has been vomiting and had diarrhea since yesterday and had no strength. That's why he quit.

Follow all of our fight coverage in this Pacquiao vs. Mosley StoryStream, which includes updated news, odds, and live results the night of the fight. SB Nation's boxing blog Bad Left Hook also has extensive Manny Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley coverage

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