Monday, December 11

Manny Pacman Pacquiao Will Fight Sugar Shane Mosley in May 2011

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Manny Pacman Pacquiao will fight Sugar Shane Mosley in his next fight. The fight will be at the MGM on May 7 in Las Vegas. Manny Pacquiao wants to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr., but Mayweather is in no rush to fight Pacquiao. The second negotiations between the two fighters are off. This fight with Mosley is a choice for Pacquiao because he cannot have the fight with Mayweather Jr. that he really wants.

Sugar Shane Mosley is an excellent boxer who is past his prime. Mosley will be closing on 40 yrs. Old by the time he meets Pacquiao in May. Why would an older boxer fight a man like Manny Pacman Pacquiao while the younger fighter is still in his prime? It’s all about money. Sugar Shane Mosley knows his boxing career is coming down to the wire and this fight will put some money in his pockets. Sugar Shane Mosley fans will also tell you he has a fighter’s chance in this bout with Manny because of his quick hands and power.

Manny Pacquiao comes into this fight as the best pound for pound fighter in the world. He has taking on all comers and has come out victorious. Manny has won his past thirteen fights by dominating the competition. He fought the best fighters in the world and he beat them all. The only fighter left that can challenge Manny Pacquiao is Floyd Mayweather Jr. Some people will say Mayweather is ducking Manny because he is scared. Others will tell you this is the fight business. Sometimes egos are so large in the fight business you can’t get past it. I believe it is a little of both. Mayweather Jr. is an undefeated fighter who has gone through the competition like a knife through butter. Pacquiao might be too much to handle for Mayweather Jr. and he may be searching for a weakness. Regardless, this fight won’t happen at least until Pacquiao steps into the ring against Sugar Shane Mosley.

Nobody disrespects Sugar Shane Mosley in this fight. He is a great fighter who is past his prime who will step into the ring against the best pound for pound fighter in the world. Manny will come into this fight like he has in his previous fights. He will be too quick and too strong for the aging Mosley. Mosley will likely get beat up and likely end his boxing career at the end of the fight. Look for this fight to be a mirror image of the Pacquiao/ Margarito fight. Mosley will come in to the fight in the best condition of his career. He will try his best and will get outclassed by Manny Pacquiao. Both fighters will take home their millions and the boxing world will wonder when the Pacquiao vs. Mayweather Jr. Fight will take place. See you on May 7, 2011. 

Associated Press


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