He joined ESPN Australia's team in June, 2013.
Just when it looked like Pacquiao was going to win an easy decision, the judges took over and gave the hometown fighter the nod.
Local hero Horn started the Battle of Brisbane bout strongly with a dominant opening two rounds, but the Filipino star fought back in ominous fashion, nearly ending it in a brutal ninth round where he made Horn his personal punching bag.
Stats about punches thrown, punches landed and Horn's deformed face have been thrown up as clear reasons that Pacquiao should have won, but if there's one thing I've learned about boxing more than any other sport it's that nobody ever agrees on the verdict when it goes the distance. Boxing is a unsafe sport.
"They all laughed when I was meant to fight Pacquiao and said it wouldn't last three rounds".
Yet regardless, even if Pacquiao had of won this bout, this should be the end.
Horn had beaten the legend, won the belt and somehow found himself at the very centre of a spectacular debate about the scoring.
Still, Horn pressed on and stalked Pacquiao and even engaged with him at close range with the serious intent of sending him down.
"I don't know Manny's future position".
"Jeff fought the right fight and took Manny to places he'd not been before. he made it a bit dirty".
However, Pacquiao's strength and conditioning coach, Justin Fortune, was less than impressed with the officials.
Lonergan said that Smith "was pretty vocal with what he had to say but I'm sure maybe [Horn's] promoter will be just as vocal as Stephen A back".
"I think you saw the effects of that weight loss in round nine when Jeff really struggled and Manny surged", Lewis said.
"I plan to relax first and recover from the pains in my body and then after that, when I have already relaxed, that's when I will think hard about it". That's a little disrespectful. "It's too much. I would believe the decision more if it was close, say 115-113".
After beating all the odds, the former school teacher is looking for his next challenge. In fact, he said that he had thrived on the extra pressure of fighting in front of the 50,000+ crowd. Smith said, "gotta admit I don't have much on this dude".
While plenty have disagreed with the unanimous decision that gave Jeff Horn the upset win over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday, the Australian boxer hasn't let that get to him.