Controversial Decision in Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley Fight Prompts Huge Twitter Response From Athletes


Manny Pacquiao, unbeaten in 15 straight fights dating back to 2005, looked to be well on his way to retaining his WBO welterweight title in a fight against unbeaten challenger Timothy Bradley Jr. on Saturday night.

That is, until the judges had their say.

In a stunning turn of events, the judges handed Bradley the victory in a split decision, despite nearly every statistic and pair of watching eyeballs seemingly leaning in Pacquiao's favor.

It led to a swift outcry from the online community, headlined by a large number of athletes offering their reactions to the ruling. Below are some of their more notable and colorful tweets.

And then one more from Deron Williams. Tell us how you really feel, Deron.

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