Boxing

Can We Believe Mr. Mayweather Sr.?

Eugene UngabContributor IJanuary 29, 2009

I still remember when Mr. Mayweather Sr. said that Manny Pacquiao will never win over Oscar De La Hoya. He did mention that not even a slim chance can pacquiao defeat the "GoldenBoy." He said "I don't need to train oscar to beat manny, The "Golden Boy" can win a fight with the "Pacman" whoever trains him. Many of the boxing observers believed that De La Hoya can trash Pacquiao because of his size advantage.

But you can never count out Pacman as he has the speed and power to make an upset, so we all knew what happened...We love boxing because of what it can give. It can give us so much excitement and we really never knew the outcome until the final bell rang. Mayweather must have the enough knowledge of what his boxer has.

The confidence to predict an outcome of a fight is fine but disrespecting an accomplished fighter like Manny Pacquio is a foul. Its more pronounced now with the most recent fight of Sugar Shane Mosley and Antonio Margarito. And others like the Bernard Hopkins fight with Kelly Pavlik and Vic Darchinyan dethroning Cristian Mijares.

Now, Mr. Mayweather again predicting the outcome of Manny Pacquiao vs. Ricky Hatton fight. He just said that Ricky will knock him out in the very first round quoted, “Ricky will either knock him out or give him a terrible ass whoopin.”

We all know that it will be huge task to beat a Manny Pacquiao at this moment of his career and stating a comment like that is way too far. We are all excited about this fight between the pound for pound champion and the acknowledged junior lightweight champion by the ring magazine. It would be better for us to let the fighter do all the talking on the ring and let the fans, boxing experts, hardcore fanatics to enjoy this one hell of fight.

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