Sunday, August 29, 2010

Pacquiao vs Margarito Tale of the Tape

The upcoming fight between Pacquiao vs Margarito this November 13, 2010 will be one of the best fights that will happen this year. Even though fans were expecting a Pacquiao vs Mayweather fight after the Mayweather vs Mosley match, a lot are still happy that Pacquiao chose Margarito over Miguel Cotto. Another Pacquiao vs Cotto match is not very interesting.

In these Pacquiao vs Margarito Tale of the Tape we will be expecting some differences and mostly are in favor for Antonio Margarito.

For the information of everybody the Tale of the Tape is a term used mostly in boxing matches to measure the different parts of the body of both fighters; in this case, Pacquiao vs Margarito.

Here are Pacquiao vs Margarito Tale of the Tape:

The Mexican Antonio Margarito is way taller than Pacquiao measuring 5’11” in height while Pacquiao is only a typical Filipino height at 5’6 ½”. The reach is also Antonio’s advantage, measuring 73” while Pacquiao is at 67”. Pacquiao and Margarito have similar neck at 16” which is not really a factor in a boxing fight. Margarito is 2” bigger in terms of Normal Chest at 40” while he is 1 ½” bigger when the Chest are Expanded at 42”. Biceps are almost similar but Pacquiao is 1” less compared to Margarito at only 13”. Forearms have really no significant difference in both fighters but Manny Pacquiao is bigger at 12” while Margarito at only 11 ½”. In terms of wrist measurement, Manny Pacquiao is bigger than ½” compared to Margarito’s 7 ½”. While in fist, Margarito is 1” bigger than Manny Pacquiao’s 10”. Manny Pacquiao has 2” bigger thigh than Antonio Margarito’s 18”. The waist is a big difference with Manny Pacquiao having only 28” while Margarito at 32”. The calf is closely similar, with Manny Pacquiao having a ½” advantage at 15”.

The ages of both fighters are close. Manny Pacquiao is only 31 while Antonio Margarito is already 32.

Let’s expect the changes of the Pacquiao vs Margarito Tale of the Tape in final weeks before the November 13 fight happens. Let’s expect a brawl of a lion against lion in a fight which both are expected to never back down.

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