Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Lennox Lewis Says Manny Pacquiao Can Bounce Back - Boxing News
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
 
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
• Register A Free Account
• Account Login
• Boxing Schedule
• Boxing Champions
• Boxing Downloads
• Boxing Forums
• Boxing News Wire
• Boxing Photos
• Boxing History
• Boxer Search
• Fantasy Betting
• Feedback
• Fitness and Health  
• Free Homepage
• Mixed Martial Arts
• Pound For Pound
• Upcoming Fight Archive
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  12/22/2012       Read more by Kevin Francis         
   
Lennox Lewis Says Manny Pacquiao Can Bounce Back
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

By Kevin Francis, courtesy of The Daily Star

LENNOX LEWIS believes Manny Pacquiao can bounce back from his KO by Juan Manuel ­Marquez and regain his place at the top of the world.

The defeat was the eight-division world champion’s second on the bounce after he lost on a split ­decision to American Timothy Bradley in June.

There are calls for the great ­Filipino, 34, to call it a day because he has nothing to prove in a sport where he is a true legend.

But he has vowed to carry on and Lewis, the British former ­undisputed world heavyweight champion, is backing him.

The retired Lewis said: “It ­depends on how Pacquiao reacts to the loss.

“Is he a broken man or can he ­admit he made a mistake in the ring and build on that?

“A loss can make you look at ­yourself in a way that victory ­cannot. It gives you a feeling that inspires you to be better.

“Gladiators need to experience setbacks ­because if you can come back from them it shows just how great you are.”

One person who disagrees with Lewis is Pacquiao’s wife Jinkee, who wants him to quit the ring ­after 17 years as a professional fighter.

She said of his sixth-round KO in Las Vegas earlier this month: “It’s the first time I’ve seen him like that, lying on the canvas, and I was scared.

“I began screaming and crying. I know he is still capable of fighting, but, for me, there is nothing for him to prove. He already has eight world title belts and he can retire at any time. I want him to stop now, but he is the only one who has the last say.

“Boxers risk their lives and some end up in wheelchairs. I don’t want that to happen to ­Manny – I want him to finish.”

Pacquiao has dropped to sixth place in one list of the world’s best pound-for-pound fighters in which Floyd Mayweather Jnr is top.

Meanwhile, someone who has called it a day is top American TV boxing analyst Larry Merchant, who retired at the age of 81 last weekend.

Merchant never minced his words in post-fight interviews in the ring and was at his best last year when speaking with Mayweather.

The fighter made ­disparaging ­remarks about Merchant, who ­replied on air: “If I was 50 years younger, I would kick your ass!”

Tags: Manny Pacquiao


 

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by damuttz112, on 12-23-2012
Duran took off a full eighteen months before coming back after the Hearns loss, Arum is already talking about a September return which is ridiculous. Duran's style and underrated boxing technique helped him greatly in his comeback. Duran also defeated Barkley at age 37 are you guys sure Pacquiao ...

comment by #1 Puerto Rovk, on 12-23-2012
Boxing is so stupid now in days. Fans, media say fighters are done just cuz they losta fight. Smh

comment by AlbertoDelRio, on 12-22-2012
I think Pac-Man can come back strong after a long vacation, 8 or 9 months.

comment by PAC-BOY, on 12-22-2012
[QUOTE=Frank Ducketts]Pac is done. Pushing aside the hate for his fanatical fans, but Pac is done! He's had a long career. He can't come back from this. He has one foot in and out of boxing![/QUOTE] Sort of like you on NSB...:WORD:

comment by astacio, on 12-22-2012
Lets remember pacquiao chilhood growing in the street with no food or nothing and were at 8 times champ 8 divisions will he bouns back? Ofcourse he will he will rise again stronger and better them ever

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (22) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Loeffler: No Question About Gol...
  Rios-Chaves in Jeopardy Due To ...
  Bryant Jennings: Perez Point De...
  Shaw: Golovkin’s the Best 160-P...
  Antonio Escalante Busted for Al...
  Golovkin Could Be Back in Octob...
  Amir Khan Eyes Alexander, Guerr...
  Artur Beterbiev vs. Tavoris Clo...
  Loeffler: We Still Want Golovki...
  Shaw Not Happy With Kellerman "...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2013 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.