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Boxing: Bradley seeks redemption in Pacquiao rematch

Published on Feb 5, 2014 6:29 AM
Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao (left) and Timothy Bradley of the US attend a press conference announcing their rematch for the World Boxing Organisation welterweight championship in Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, on Feb 4, 2014. -- PHOTO: AFP

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Timothy Bradley knows that in the minds of many there is a blemish on his ostensibly perfect 31-0 ring record.

He is aiming to set that right against Manny Pacquiao in April.

"This fight is to clean up the uncertainty, clean up the controversy, to redeem what I didn't get after the first fight - which is the credit for beating Manny Pacquiao," Bradley said on Tuesday, Feb 4, 2014, as the build-up to the April 12 bout in Las Vegas began.

There was no war of words as the two met the press in a glittering Beverly Hills Hotel ballroom, just mutual respect and a determination voiced by both fighters to set the record straight.

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