Tim Bradley: Pacquiao is Declining, I'll Beat Him Easier!

By Edward Chaykovsky

WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley is very much in favor of a staging an immediate rematch against Manny Pacquiao. Bradley won a controversial twelve round split decision over the Filipino superstar on June 9th in Las Vegas. He feels Pacquiao is declining and no longer the same pound-for-pound boxer who battered opponents like Oscar De La Hoya, Ricky Hatton and Miguel Cotto. Bradley told hometown paper, The Desert Sun, that he'll beat Pacquiao even "easier" in the rematch. Pacquiao is scheduled to return on November 10th and Bradley is one of the possible options for the date.

"He's declining, honestly he is declining. He had me hurt in the fourth round, he didn't try to come out and finish me, the old Manny would've. The old Manny would've, I just think there's a lot of wear and tear on him, his mind is in 50,000 different places. He's got his newfound religion and stuff like that, and I just feel like maybe he's worn out, honestly. I have a busy schedule but his schedule is like all day busy, like 24/7, he never stops moving. Even when I saw him in the press conference I was like, “This guy looks tired.” I saw his eyes, I saw the bags underneath his eyes. I was like this guy is tired. I don't even think this guy wants to be here," Bradley said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by invationberto on 06-29-2012

team bradley please truelly accept it that you are the lossers!!you are trying hard but nothing you are not nothing ,,how could you win the fight ? 9-3 in favor to manny pacquiao ,but the best thing you can only…

Comment by Primera on 06-26-2012

change 150 to 154 and yes, it does make more sense.

Comment by kombayn on 06-26-2012

Is it just me or does it make way too much sense for Pacquiao/Cotto II @ 150lbs on Nov. 10th and Bradley/Marquez a month later for the Welterweight title? I mean c'mon, just get it done.

Comment by MnTwins24 on 06-26-2012

It's just a fact. He tried to get the ref to stop the Cotto fight and was relenting on the pressure after Cotto was no longer a threat. If you can't see that then you should atleast do us a…

Comment by hugh grant on 06-22-2012

[QUOTE=AzteK Warrior;12269365]Shut this MoFo's mouth already.. He stole that belt and he knows it.[/QUOTE] Nah, the judges were blind and they stole it from Pac to give to the needy, ie bradley. The judges were the Robin hoods that night.…

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