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 Last update:  7/31/2013       Read more by Ronnie Nathanielsz         
   
McTavish: If Pacquiao is Not Focused, Rios Can Win Easy
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by Ronnie Nathanielsz

Internationally respected referee Bruce McTavish who makes his home in Angeles City, Pampanga insists that “Fighter of the Decade” and eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao needs to remain totally focused on his showdown with exciting Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios in Macau on November 24 or he could lose.

McTavish told BoxingScene.com/Manila Standard that Pacquiao “has to get focused. He can’t rely on politics or religion. He can only do one thing and that’s boxing, boxing, boxing.”

He warned that “if Pacquiao is not focused, Rios can win the fight easy but if he’s not, Rios is a danger.”

Although Rios is tailor-made for Pacquiao because he stands in front and throws punches “but without the focus, Rios has got the weapons to beat him.”

McTavish was full of praise for Milan Melindo who put on a gallant effort in a losing cause against Mexican WBO/WBA flyweight champion Juan Francisco Estrada in Macau last Saturday.

He said Melindo “is a class act. He’s very nice man. He has got  all the potential in the world and is still young enough to come back. He just fought a champion (Estrada) who was on the top of his game and probably had the best fight of his life, the wrong time for Melindo.”

McTavish said “I wish it was an eight round fight we would have had a world champion.  He made a mistake by changing his style after the first six rounds when he tried to mix it up.”

He blasted the three judges for their lopsided scorecards, calling them “ridiculous.”




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comment by jbpanama, on 08-02-2013
Tiger Woods, like Pac, went on the Wagon, from the Fast Lane, and have U noticed He's not Kicking A$$, on the Tour, NO MAS???

comment by sdcluser, on 08-01-2013
if pacquaio is 70% of peak and that chin has not been permanently altered by jmm in the last fight, then it's an easy fight for pacquiao.

comment by AncientDeath, on 08-01-2013
Also, I don't see Pacquiao coming in unfocused at all. I'm pretty sure he knows this is do-or-die. Not that his career would be over, but he won't be making the big money like he was.

comment by AncientDeath, on 08-01-2013
What's the next headline, Morty, The Old Guy At McDonald's Says "If Pacquiao's Shoes Don't Match His Trunks, He Could Lose A Split Decision"?

comment by Rudiamonds, on 08-01-2013
Rios has a Good chance ,,,,greatchin with pop ...we dont know how manny ganna come back his chin very well could be shatter already... Hoping for the beast manny to show up tho .... Also I like rios so if manny does give him a margarito beating I hope they stop it early befor he get hurt that se...

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