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Manny Pacquiao: Bradley Hurt His Feet From Running

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com and a select group of members of the media spoke to former eight division champion Manny Pacquiao shortly after his "Grand Arrival" to the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.

Pacquiao faces Juan Manuel Marquez on HBO pay-per-view this Saturday.  He was asked what it would take for him to be interested in a rematch with WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley, whom he lost a controversial split decision to in June.

Freddie Roach interjected and said that, "Bradley needs to win a big fight. We already know we beat him. If he wins a big fight then we would look at it."

Bradley injured both of his feet in that fight and it was pointed out that Pacquiao couldn't knock him out even with his feet being injured. Pacquiao quickly shot back and said that Bradley wouldn't engage and that there was a reason why he injured his feet.

"He hurt his feet because he was running," a smiling Pacquiao remarked. "That's why I didn't knock him out. If he wasn't running he wouldn't have hurt his feet."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by -Johannes- on 12-05-2012

[QUOTE=KRAFTSMAN;12772330]Typical worshiper. Question should be why is a young, undefeated hungry lion can't brutalize an older, overrated, one-dimensional midget from Asia? A midget who fought nothing but washed-up, weight-drained fighters? These clowns can't make up their minds.[/QUOTE] Worshiper? as in…

Comment by KRAFTSMAN on 12-05-2012

[QUOTE=-Johannes-;12772304]Pac's Logic: [B]Pacquiao:[/B]Bradley hurt his feet from running. [B]Typical follow up question:[/B] Why couldn't you finish him if his legs hurt? [B]Pacquiao:[/B]Because he was running [B]Typical follow up question:[/B] Wouldn't having messed up feet STOP Bradley from running? [B]Pacquiao:[/B] ummm…

Comment by -Johannes- on 12-05-2012

Pac's Logic: [B]Pacquiao:[/B]Bradley hurt his feet from running. [B]Typical follow up question:[/B] Why couldn't you finish him if his legs hurt? [B]Pacquiao:[/B]Because he was running [B]Typical follow up question:[/B] Wouldn't having messed up feet STOP Bradley from running? [B]Pacquiao:[/B] ummm…

Comment by TensionKiller on 12-05-2012

[QUOTE=mathed;12769834]So how did Bradley bust your lip all up then Mr. Pacquiao? Did he step on your lip when he was running you over? Roach, how'd Pac win the fight when it was Bradley's hand that was raised at the…

Comment by JDezi4 on 12-05-2012

[QUOTE=devildg;12772146]Limited fighter LOL.....you are right it was not Pac's best performance, but that's such an overused word in regards to Pac. Of course he is limited, that's why people like him and what made him an exciting fighter[/QUOTE] No, he's…

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