Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Is the Williams vs. Martinez Winner the Next Pacquiao Opponent?

The Paul Williams vs. Sergio Martinez rematch continues boxing's excellent closing session for the year. Conveniently, it's being held just a week after the Pacquiao vs. Margarito junior middleweight title bout, which was contested at a catchweight of 150 lbs. Even more conveniently, Williams vs. Martinez II is also being held at a catchweight, 158 lbs. Considering that both men seem comfortable at the division limit of 160 lbs, and Martinez holds the real middleweight title of the world, it's odd that the rematch would be fought at a weight less than the full division limit. Odd, that is, if you didn't figure that each man was angling for a chance to land the Manny Pacquiao Sweepstakes, and secure a massive payday for fighting the sport's pound for pound king and major attraction. Read More...




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