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 Last update:  1/23/2012       Read more by Edward Chaykovsky         
   
Holyfield Gives His Breakdown on Pacquiao-Mayweather
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By Edward Chaykovsky

During a recent interview, former four-time heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield discussed the welterweight mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. For years, the boxing public has been waiting for the fight to happen. At the moment, both boxers appear to be on separate paths in the first half of the year. Mayweather will return on May 5th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Pacquiao will return on June 9th in Las Vegas. Neither fighter has a finalized opponent. Holyfield gave his thoughts on the fight.

"It will be a great fight. It's hard to say, because both guys are so gifted and so capable of winning it from two different angles. You can't count either of them out. Pacquiao doesn't quit and Floyd is always able to make the adjustments ... we've never seen him in any kind of trouble. No one has ever put pressure on Floyd. He has always had it, but now he's fighting a guy who puts it on everyone. At this age there's a change in them that means anything could happen. It goes down to what's going to happen on the day and what each individual can pull out on the day, how they'll deal with the pressure on them for each fighter to fight that last great fight," Holyfield told Gulf News.

Tags: Manny Pacquiao , Floyd Mayweather Jr. , Mayweather-Pacquiao , Mayweather vs Pacquiao , Evander Holyfield


 

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comment by TyrantT316, on 01-23-2012
I can't stand when people are so afraid to pick a winner and tell why they think they would win. Lol... It does get annoying when the responses are of this variety... "I don't know, both guys bring it..it will come down to who brings it more! It will be a great fight and the winner will be ...

comment by Burat Mo, on 01-23-2012
Hatton is still on dreamland after the shocked knocked out by Pacquiao. :boxing:

comment by richardt, on 01-23-2012
Holyfield says "It will be a great fight". Did I miss the signing of this fight? Cause the way it stands, it is doubtfull with all the huge egos involved this fight ever gets made. The last 3 weeks is as close as the fight has come to being signed and they were miles apart in agreements. They can...

comment by PAKYO, on 01-23-2012
Both pro Pac and pro Floyd assessment on how the fight will break down have all good points. I myself can't make a guess know who's going to be right with their predictions, all i wanna see is the actual fight to happen but i guess this ain't going down. What i'm sure of though...floyd is gay....

comment by bbwoof2000, on 01-23-2012
At the end of the day it's Mayweather who with his exceptional defense is so hard to hit. Hatton put it on the mark, "I couldn't hit that f%@#&# with a handful of confetti". Pacman, on the other hand has an exceptional offense but very little defense. What's not talked about very much is Mayweath...

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