WBO ANNOUNCES REFEREE AND JUDGES FOR SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, PACQUIAO-MARQUEZ AND BRADLEY-CASAMAYOR TITLE BOUTS IN LAS VEGAS
World Boxing Organization (WBO), by president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today the referees and judges who will work on the two world title bouts, Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Manuel Marquez and Timothy Bradley vs Joel Casamayor this Saturday, November 12, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada in a Top Rank Inc. presentation.
Valcarcel reported that the referee for the WBO Welterweight Championship between the champion Pacquiao (53-3-2, 38 KOs) and the WBO Lighweight titlist Marquez (53-5-1, 39 KOs), the referee will be Tony Weekes, from United States. This is the third WBO 147lbs title defense for Pacquiao.
The judges for the Pacquiao-Marquez fight will be Dave Moretti, Robert Hoyle and Glenn Trowbridge, all from Nevada. WBO Supervisor for this fight will be the presidente, Valcarcel.
Meanwhile, for the WBO Junior Welter between Bradley (27-0, 11 KOs), who is going to defend his title for the fourth time against former two time champion Casamayor (38-5-1, 22 KOs), the referee will be Vic Drakulich.
The judges for the Bradley-Casamayor fight will be Levi Martinez, from New Mexico, and Adelaide Byrd and Burt Clemented, both from Nevada. WBO Supervisor for this bout will be the Chairman of the Ratings Committee, Luis Perez.