Dennis Taylor

Pacquiao-Mosley officials named

Veteran judges Duane Ford, Dave Moretti and Glenn Trowbridge have been tabbed to officiate the Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley pay-per-view fight May 7 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, and Kenny Bayless will be the referee, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

This will mark the ninth time Bayless has been chosen to officiate a bout involving either Pacquiao or Mosley. He also was the third man in the ring for Pacquiao-Cotto, Pacquiao-Marquez II, Pacquiao-Morales II, Pacquiao-Hatton, Mosley-Mayweather, Mosley-Collazo, Mozley-Vargas and Mosley-Marquez.

Pacquiao (52-3-2, 38 knockouts) will be defending his WBO welterweight belt. Mosley (46-6-1, 2 KOs) is a former three-division champion.

Dennis Taylor is editor/publisher of and co-host of The Ringside Boxing Show.

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