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Manny Pacquiao

Posted on: December 5, 2008 11:41 am
 
In recent years, the popularity of boxing has gone downhill & fast. People were saying "There are not many good fights." & "The boxers are just in it for the money." Well, take the case of Manny Pacquiao. He is a great guy. He started boxing professionally at the age of 16. He has came from nothing financially. He still lives in the Philippines, despite the constant risk of terrorist attacks. He is more popular in the Phillipines than just about anybody is in the US. Also, he has setup a gym down in the Philippines to help keep kids off the streets & offer them a ray of hope. Regardless of how the fight against Oscar De La Hoya goes, Manny Pacquiao has already won in life. As for the fight, if De La Hoya doesn't win, he is likely to retire. I don't want De La Hoya to retire, but I can't bring myself to root against Manny Pacquiao.
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Since: Nov 26, 2008
Posted on: December 5, 2008 1:05 pm
 

Manny Pacquiao

Don't dismiss Oscar's heart.  He makes all the money he needs with his promotion business.  He will one day soon be the number one promoter in fighting - including MMA.  He is fighting because he found he still has the competative fire.  When this fight was inked, I thought Oscar would dominate because of the size difference.  I'm not as sure anymore.  Pacquiao is awesome.  But the size difference will be the difference.  Oscar in a close one where he wins early rounds, piles up enough pointsd and hangs on late. No KO.



Since: Nov 8, 2008
Posted on: December 5, 2008 11:52 am
 

Manny Pacquiao

Say goodbye to Oscar. This is his last fight. Manny Pacquiao is insanely talented & will prove it by knocking out the much bigger De La Hoya. At worst, he will win a unanimous decision.



Since: Oct 21, 2008
Posted on: December 5, 2008 11:49 am
 

Manny Pacquiao

De La Hoya only fights to make money anymore. Pacquiao fights because he wants to be the best. For that reason, Manny Pacquiao will win the fight by unanimous decision.



Since: Sep 26, 2008
Posted on: December 5, 2008 11:47 am
 

Manny Pacquiao

I heard all of that about Manny Pacquiao the other day. He is a great guy, but De La Hoya is going to win the fight. The fact that De La Hoya had to cut weight for the fight & Pacquiao had to gain weight for the fight is going to be too much. De La Hoya has always been a bigger guy & that will be the difference.



Since: Jul 29, 2008
Posted on: December 5, 2008 11:43 am
 

Manny Pacquiao

I did not know all that about Manny Pacquiao. All I knew is he was a good boxer that was pretty small. After reading this, I am going to root for him against the Golden Boy.


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