“Manny Is Going In To This Fight To Win Big!”

Freddie Roach Blog Part 3: Monday, April 20

How much of a role will footwork and hand speed play into Pacquiao’s success?

“Footwork and speed have been two of Manny’s most important weapons in his career and will be hugely important against Floyd. Manny will need both to dictate the pace and direction of the fight. The key to winning the fight is to take Floyd out of his comfort zone and Manny can only do that by fighting his fight, not Floyd’s.

“Floyd has shown great ring generalship throughout his career and Manny knows the best way to disrupt Floyd’s rhythm is by moving him around the ring, cutting off his escape routes and positioning him for his attacks. Manny has the fresher legs as he proved against a much younger Chris Algieri last November. Manny was on his toes for all 12 rounds, something Floyd hasn’t been able to do in years.

“Hand speed and footwork will help Manny land his power shots. Manny is going into this fight to win and win big, as opposed to Floyd who is going into this fight to protect his perfect record.”

MAYWEATHER/PACQUIAO: THE LEGENDS SPEAK debuts SATURDAY, APRIL 25 (12:15 a.m. ET/PT), immediately following “HBO World Championship Boxing®

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao takes place Saturday, May 2 from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas live on pay-per-view beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.

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COMMENTS

-Radam G :

Big Floyd is one ?ocksure pops. His son is going to get owned so badly that you will need to call the slaveowner cops. Money May has said that he is going to beat Da Manny like a slave. OMFG! Money May is going fall in that metaphoric grave. Chances of him winning has already been put to rest. He has changed his whole training routine, because he knows that Da Manny is the best. And in the telling words of Pops Joy May, it will be no contest. Holla at Pops:
->https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=D0YXo5XnxUc. Holla!