Originally Posted by BIGPOPPAPUMP
I'm not sure why people always say De La Hoya was forced by Pacquiao with the weight. DE LA HOYA CALLED THE SHOTS in those negotiations. Pacquiao had no pull. De La Hoya was the one who called for the weight limit of 147 and everyone thought it was a joke because Pacquiao was coming up from having a single fight 135 and was so much smaller.
that's very true and have to add Oscar had a choice to fight the winner of Margarito-Cotto but cherrypicked manny ...