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 Last update:  12/20/2012       Read more by Luke Furman         
   
De La Hoya: Psychologically, KO Will Haunt Pacquiao
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By Luke Furman

Can Manny Pacquiao recover from the vicious sixth round knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez? Reflecting on similar knockout defeats in the history of the sport, former fighter and Golden Boy Promotions President, Oscar De La Hoya, says the road to fully recover from such a knockout will be very tough. He gives Pacquiao a chance to make it back, but the says the mental damage will affect him more than anything else.

"That's going to be the million dollar question because psychologically he is always going to be feeling that punch. He's always going to be looking out for that punch. He will be doubting himself [and telling himself] 'can I do this again.' - even in training, even in training [he will be doubting himself]. History shows this, and I'm not making this up...history shows that it's impossible to [fully] come back [from that kind of a knockout]. Can he come back? It's up to him. You look at Paul Williams [at how he got knocked out]. Back in the day Thomas Hearns knocked out Roberto Duran and he landed face first. You look at Ricky Hatton at how he got knocked out. You look at history in boxing," De La Hoya told Power 106.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org

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comment by ikawpipa, on 12-21-2012
this is not Manny's first KO. the question is not psychological but rather physical, i hope Manny is still physically fit to fight.:boxing:

comment by Ringlife, on 12-21-2012
That KO will only help Manny fight smarter next time out.

comment by T.Horton, on 12-21-2012
[QUOTE=HazeAnatomy]Oscar Never said he'd have a meltdown. he simply said it will be very hard to fully recover Psychologically...and it will. Its a boxing fact. name 1 fighter who came back after a brutal KO and was as good as before? You cant cause it just doesnt happen.[/QUOTE] mental meltdown=...

comment by Brockton Lip, on 12-21-2012
[QUOTE=Timothy Horton]Not every fighter has a mental meltdown due to a KO loss. Oscar is projecting his feelings after his beating on to Pacquiao. The fact is, they are not the same fighter.[/QUOTE] I have to agree with this. Duran came back fine, Ezzard Charles after Walcott, Hearns, Lewis, ...

comment by Mr. Philadel, on 12-21-2012
Oscar must know :boxing:

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