Tim Bradley on Pacquiao Bout: I Can Adjust To Any Style

By Ryan Burton

Tim Bradley recently visited with us on The Boxing Lab,'s official audio show. The undefeated WBO junior welterweight champion said that part of the reason why he is an underdog is because a lot of the general public doesn't really know much about him. He went on to say that he is a very confident fighter and the fans will see that when he sets foot in the ring.

"The confidence is there. I know how hard I work. The fact is that no one knows me. No one really understands what I bring. All I hear is I'm a high pressure volume puncher and I'm like wow," said a bemused Bradley.

The Palm Springs, CA native said that he keeps reading that he will go out similarily to the way former lineal junior welterweight champion Ricky Hatton went out against Pacquiao. Hatton was iced in the 2nd round of their May 2009 fight.
"They say it will be like the Ricky Hatton fight. That (style) is what I have been showing in maybe my last 3 fights because my opponents couldn't handle it but I can adjust in the ring. I laugh when I hear it," stated Bradley. "If they think that's all I am they are in for a surprise. Go back and look at the Lamont Peterson fight," he continued as he referred to when he outboxed Peterson and gave him his only loss to date.

Bradley said that he has the ability to adjust to whatever his opponent does in the ring. He also said that people don't realize how high his ring IQ is until they see him spar.

"I can adjust to pretty much any style. I've faced so many different styles. A lot of people come to my camp and expect one thing and are like 'dude you are smart' when they see what I do. I don't get credit for my smarts. You have to see me spar to see that," he explained.
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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by coolka on 04-26-2012

Bradley is a stiff nuff said.

Comment by HazeAnatomy on 04-19-2012

Bradley Can Win all 12 Rounds, but unless he KO's Manny, manny will get the Win Courtesy of Bob Arum,Top Rank, and Scumbag judges. They did it to JMM in November, they did it to Abril after He Spanked Rios,…

Comment by Realizniguhnit on 04-19-2012

[QUOTE=jsfd26;12019852]I hear ya but come on now, let's not compare Bradley to Marquez. Plus Marquez been giving Pacquiao problems since the first fight. I'm not denying Pacquiao is on the decline, everyone eventually is, but to judge him by the…

Comment by whoseyourdaddy on 04-19-2012

[QUOTE=whoseyourdaddy;12019978]I totally agree with this last part of your post [U]Check Hooks[/U]: "Pac is like a hurricane, one way or another, your gonna get f*cked up and theres nothing you can do about it" Remainds me to what Arum told…

Comment by whoseyourdaddy on 04-19-2012

I totally agree with this last part of your post [U]Check Hooks[/U]: "Pac is like a hurricane, one way or another, your gonna get f*cked up and theres nothing you can do about it" Remainds me to what Arum told…

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