By Thomas Gerbasi - If Manny Pacquiao’s June loss to Timothy Bradley taught us anything, it’s that it really doesn’t matter what the end result is, people just want to see the Filipino icon fight.
Whether it’s on huge screens in Times Square, in Hollywood’s Wildcard Gym, or at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas (the site of his fourth bout with Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday) all that matters is that the ever-smiling congressman from General Santos City puts on the gloves, steps into the ring, and gives the boxing business the financial and attention-getting jolt he always provides.
The proof is in the fact that Bradley is sitting home in Palm Springs waiting for a possible February bout against the dreaded TBA, Floyd Mayweather is counting his money in Las Vegas with no return date announced yet, and Pacquiao keeps moving along, staying to the two fight a year schedule he’s kept since 2009. Nice work if you can get it, and if he doesn’t have a championship belt to bring into the ring with him on Saturday thanks to Bradley, no problem; he’ll have the extra check in his pocket for Christmas to console him. [Click Here To Read More