Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Manny Pacquiao - Who's Next?


On the morning Manny Pacquiao was to fight Sugar Shane Mosley, his promoter, Bob Arum, was locked in a meeting with Pacquiao’s likely next opponent, Juan Manuel Marquez. It was a better use of Arum’s time than Mosley would make of his that night.

After Pacquiao sent Mosley to the floor for only the second time in his career with a sharp right jab followed by a stinging left cross in the third round of their WBO welterweight title match, the fight was over. Mosley got up but he was finished fighting. Although the bout would drag on for nine more rounds as the crowd of 16,412 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena booed ever more lustily, for Mosley it had become not a boxing match but a pay-per-view episode of “Survival.’’

“I wasn't going to take those kinds of risks," Mosley incredibly said after the fight. “Manny’s punching power is a little different. You never know what could have happened. read more...






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