McGirt: Mayweather's Adjustments Would Beat Pacquiao

By Lem Satterfield

Former world champion and trainer Buddy McGirt provides his prediction on a possible fight between eight-division king Manny Pacquiao and six-time champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. Pacquiao (52-3-2, 38 KOs) will defend his WBO welterweight title against Shane Mosley (46-6-1, 39 KOs) on May 7 at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. If Pacquiao is successful against Mosley, the next logical fight would be a showdown against Mayweather.

McGirt gives the edge to Mayweather, based on Floyd's ability to adjust in the ring.

"Mayweather makes adjustments. I think it's going to be a very good fight, but Mayweather can make adjustments no matter who he's in there with. He's got a way that once he makes that adjustment, he makes you dance to his rhythm," McGirt said to FanHouse.

The trainer also gave his opinion on a third fight between Pacquiao and Mexican rival Juan Manuel Marquez. For McGirt, the outcome depends on the contracted weight. If they agree to 140 and above, he gives the nod to Pacquiao. If the fight happens closer to Marquez's natural weight of 135-pounds, then McGirt picks the Mexican champion.

"It depends on the weight. Anything above 140 I would have to go with Pacquiao. If it's below 140, then I would have to go with Marquez," McGirt said.

Lem Satterfield is the boxing editor at AOL FanHouse and the news editor at To read more from Lem Satterfield, go to AOL FanHouse by Clicking Here .

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LeadUppercut on 01-02-2011

[QUOTE=Apple Mac;9892905]FLOMOS AND PACTARDS, Read my Sig. Marciano 49-0, 43KO's Calzaghe 46-0 Floyd Jr.: Im 41-0 im the greatest. Pacquiao: I'll fight your welterweight title at 145. I'll fight your Jr. Middleweight title at 150 another [/QUOTE] :haha: Good point…

Comment by fabie on 01-02-2011

I just hope that Mayweather can adjust in his real life (outside the ring) to so that he can actually get into the ring with Pacquiao....

Comment by Tacate Beans on 01-02-2011

[QUOTE=KingOfBox;9892075]Tell em Buddy...[/QUOTE] [SIZE="2"][B]Current top 5 p4p Buddy already been dropping more white towels than trained any contender! what he sees might turne out another towel. 1-Pacman 2-El carro martinez 3-Bernard "slick clencher" hopkins 4-Juan manuel Marquez 5-Ugly boy fraud…

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Comment by Tacate Beans on 01-02-2011

[QUOTE=SekondzOut;9892562]:rofl::rofl: Happy New Year!!!...sound like you drunk or going toe to toe with a hangover :lol1:[/QUOTE] [SIZE="2"][B]Happy New year, another 10 years of ass fraud legacy!:nana:

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