Originally Posted by Dirk Diggler UK
Floyd doesn't throw combinations anymore. He only opened up at the end after he'd pot-shotted, hugged and elbowed Hatton to death, slowing him down to the point that he was easy pickings.
Ricky could not cope with Pacquiao's speed early on and that's the only guy he's fought that's comparable to Khan in terms of handspeed. Although Khan probably wouldn't be able to hurt him in the same way, he'd land a significant amount of punches on Ricky's face early in the fight.
Pacquiao also had superior footspeed and hit approximately 15 times harder.
Also if you call that "prime" Hatton then fine, how is khan who got dropped by Willie limond going to cope when Hatton lands