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Pacquiao's camp asked for "more demands and the deal fell apart", he said.
The pre-fight ring for Hatton vs. This was built up in the foyer of the MGM.
Pacquiao and Hatton toured the United Kingdom for the promotion of their fight; while in the UK, Hatton beat Pacquiao in a game of darts. Hatton presented Pacquiao a Manchester City F. He was the first ever male singer to sing the anthem at a Pacquiao bout.
On 22 April, Hatton labelled Pacquiao as a one-dimensional fighter: "Manny fights the same way all the time.
He's effective at what he does but he's not a versatile fighter". He continued, "This fat, beer drinking Englishman is going to shock the world again". Pacquiao was picked by Las Vegas bookmakers as the favorite prior to the fight. Hatton had earlier said that he is happy with Mayweather, with whom he replaced his long-time trainer Billy Graham.
While both did try and downsize the other, there was a friendly and cordial atmosphere to the fighters' meetings, especially in Manchester.
Hatton was broadcast as a pay-per-view produced by HBO. In both the US and UK, the fight sold a total of 1. Philippine TV rights[ edit ] In Pacquiao's home country of the Philippines, a contractual dispute developed over broadcast rights to the fight.
Initially, Solar Sports was expected to be the holder of broadcast rights to the fight; airing it first on its pay-per-view channel Solar All-Access, with repeat airings afterward on the Solar Sports channel and GMA Network.
However, on 16 March, rumors surfaced reporting that Solar Sports would not air the fight, and that Pacquiao had made a new deal with a "giant" network to air the match.
Details of this contract were not disclosed.
However, Solar countered, claiming that "Pacquiao has no reasons [to leave] because we have settled all our [financial] obligations with him. Solar denied claims that Pacquiao broke off from their deal because of delayed payments, adding that what they had not forwarded to the fighter were the "advance payments" he was seeking.
Solar executives went to Los Angeles to meet with Pacquiao to resolve the issues. Furthermore, through his lawyer, Pacquiao said that neither party violated the contract and that it is valid and binding.
Pacquiao subsequently knocked Hatton down with a right hook, with a minute to go in the first round.
Hatton rose at the count of eight, but Pacquiao knocked Hatton down a second time, with nine seconds remaining in the first round, after he breached Hatton's defences again with a quick combination followed by a strong left. Hatton tried to stem the tide by holding onto Pacquiao's head midway through the round, but Pacquiao finally ended the contest by hitting Hatton with a heavy left hook, knocking Hatton unconscious into round two.
The knockout won him the Ring Magazine knockout of the year for The defeat was the second in Hatton's career but also his second in four fights, after a defeat to Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
The fight had a deep effect on Ricky Hatton. In one of his revelations, Hatton admitted that he contemplated committing suicide after losing to Pacquiao. The fight also forced Hatton to retire.