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 Last update:  11/24/2013       Read more by Boxing Clever         
   
Rios Humbled: Pacquiao is Difficult To Box Against
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Manny Pacquiao beat Brandon Rios on points in Macau on Sunday and answered all of the questions, but one, about his immediate future. Pacquiao won the bout 120-108, 119-109 and 118-110 and collected the WBO international welterweight belt. The former eight-division champion dominated the bout from the opening seconds until the end. He improved his record to 55-5-2, with 38 wins inside the distance, while Rios' record dropped to 31-2-1, with 23 knockouts.

Rios made no excuses after the fight. He was too slow, not accurate enough and had trouble dealing with Pacquiao's foot speed.

“I just got beat by one of the best fighters in the world,” Rios said. “He’s very fast. He has a lot of different angles. He’s difficult to box against.”

Tags: Manny Pacquiao , Brandon Rios , Pacquiao-Rios , Pacquiao vs Rios



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comment by tlaloc, on 11-25-2013
Manny beats Rios and now he's a god again. Wow, that was supposed to happen, styles make fights so don't get carried away. Manny actually looked bad by not stopping Rios under 5 and admitting to getting really hurt in the fight. It's only a matter of time before he gets ko'd again, if they pic...

Rios is terrible very slow and dim
comment by JamesEarl, on 11-24-2013
Rios is just not a good person nor is Garcia the inept trainer. Rios is not a top 200 fighter no skills. Garcia cannot develop any fighter.

comment by jbpanama, on 11-24-2013
[QUOTE=MindBat]Uncle Bob will not risk Manny against Floyd. Never wanted to, never will. Bob knows whatsup. Let's put it to rest.[/QUOTE] The Time is Wright, The Table is Set, the question is does Our Hero think Pac is "RIPE"???

comment by HAY-B, on 11-24-2013
[QUOTE=Evol]Funny how u said top rank already have the April date set but Floyd already has May set too so who's ducking who?? Ur saying bob already have April set for PAC so this mean they're avoiding Floyd but Floyd already has may set for him so ur point?? If I recall it takes 2 person to figh...

comment by HAY-B, on 11-24-2013
[QUOTE=lutenco]RIOS was so scared to throw punches that fought most of the time like CLOTTEY did with MANNY or NARVAEZ vs NONITO;is not easy look good vs an opponent so close in defense and i've never expect RIOS to do that but he did it so that means MANNY put a lot of fear on him. Anyway i beli...

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