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Bradley Sees Weaknesses: I'll Definitely Beat Pacquiao!

By Edward Chaykovsky

WBO junior welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (28-0, 12KOs) has officially signed his contract to face Manny Pacquiao, the WBO's champion at 147-pounds, on June 9 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Bradley is going to make around $5 million dollars for the fight, according to Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum, who promotes both fighters.

Going into the fight, Bradley is a big underdog with a single pro welterweight fight on his record. Bradley has ended the unbeaten streaks of both Devon Alexander and Lamont Peterson, and he expects to become the first boxer since 2005 to defeat Pacquiao. Mexico's Erik Morales decisioned Pacquiao in 2005, but Pacquiao knocked Morales out in their next two meetings.

"He can be beat," Bradley said to the Los Angeles Times. "I just need to get in there and follow my game plan. I know his weaknesses, his favorite combinations. In my mind, I'm definitely going to win. I'll take it to this guy."

"It's harder for Pacquiao to land his shots now, and you even saw that in the [May 2011] Shane Mosley fight. Look, Marquez had Pacquiao's number, and Marquez is 38 and past his prime. Here they were making excuses after [Pacquiao conditioning coach Alex] Ariza had said before Marquez that even God himself couldn't beat Pacquiao. I'm younger, stronger and faster than Marquez."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by tibbar on 03-25-2012

thats not news, every flamos knows the weaknesses of pacquiao and how to beat him however theres a lot of great divide between knowing and doing, now lets wait how tim will do...

Comment by Discipline on 03-25-2012

Bradley's got this. He knows what he has to do. Just adhere to the game plan. You got this Timmy! #TeamAllNatural

Comment by right hand jab on 02-11-2012

[QUOTE=mob2p2014;11770694]Yup i agree with you 100%! Thats why Bob Arum sign his azz for back up.This fight is just to make Pacquiao look good so yes a other Clottey fight.[/QUOTE] Bradley is unlike Clottey, he doesn't have a history of…

Comment by right hand jab on 02-11-2012

[QUOTE=JOM'S;11766452]lolz at all the robbery crap! get over it, it was a close contest like the first two, never ending discussion that have good points for both sides but one thing for sure no robbery... anyway bradley may be younger,…

Comment by mob2p2014 on 02-11-2012

[QUOTE=BartSimpson;11770682]We all know this is fixed. Clottey v Pac All over again.[/QUOTE] Yup i agree with you 100%! Thats why Bob Arum sign his azz for back up.This fight is just to make Pacquiao look good so yes a other…

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