WBO review of Pacquiao-Horn bout affirms Horn's victory

    Manny Pacquiao (R) of the Philippines fights Jeff Horn (L) of Australia during the World Boxing Organization boat at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on July 1, 2017.

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    • The analysis found Horn won seven rounds and Pacquiao won five
    • Decision to award Aussie fighter Horn the win could not be repealed, however

    (CNN)The World Boxing Organization has reviewed the controversial bout between Manny Pacquaio and Jeff Horn and found that Horn was indeed the rightful winner.

    The Filipino boxing champion lost his WBO Welterweight title after his shock defeat to newcomer Horn in the "Battle of Brisbane" on July 2.