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 Last update:  11/24/2013       Read more by Edward Chaykovsky         
   
Roach: Mayweather Won't Be Easy, But Pacquiao Wins
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By Edward Chaykovsky

Trainer Freddie Roach would like to see his prized pupil, Manny Pacquiao, faces WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2014. Pacquiao is scheduled to return to action on April 12, likely in Las Vegas. Mayweather is back in action on May 3rd, also in Las Vegas. Pacquiao snapped a two-fight losing streak to win a dominating twelve round decision over Brandon Rios on Saturday night in Macau, China.

Roach won't argue that Pacquiao is no longer the same fighter, but he also says Mayweather is no longer the same fighter either.

“Manny slowed down but Floyd slowed down too, and that’s a bigger factor for him because of his defensive stance. I’m not saying it will be an easy fight for us, of course we need a great game plan for someone like Floyd,” Roach said. “But if you’re asking me, I’ll still pick Manny over Floyd."

Tags: Manny Pacquiao , Floyd Mayweather Jr. , Mayweather-Pacquiao , Mayweather vs Pacquiao , Freddie Roach



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comment by heavyhands702, on 11-26-2013
[QUOTE=Beercules]I think Manny might be a bit faster than Floyd, and Manny hits harder as well, according to JMM in an interview with Pacquiao for espn I believe. It's somewhere on YouTube; the reporter asked who hits harder and faster, Juan smiled and pointed at Manny. Footwork, I think is e...

comment by Alpha & Omega, on 11-25-2013
Yes idiot, Manny will shut Floyd out lol. Of course he will. I should have known all you Pac turds would blow that performance way out of proportion. Do you guys realize Rios was brought in to make Pac look exactly as he did? Why was a slow plodding face first fighter picked? Hmm I wonder? Once a...

comment by Nomadic, on 11-25-2013
Once again, using Money May name to bring fame to his own name again.

comment by mrlopez, on 11-25-2013
[QUOTE=Trudoe]IT went when the testing for PED's became prominent subject in the sport. Gee i wonder why..[/QUOTE] you still suckin that other cats kock eh? Manny hasnt 1 punch ko'd anyone since hatton kid. with cotto it was an accumulation of punches and speed. other then that, wtf are you t...

comment by Holywarrior, on 11-25-2013
They might as well just make the fight and get it over with. I wouldn't buy it though. I don't need them insulting my intelligence telling everyone how great a fight this is when it's more than 3 years overdue

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