Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

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 BoxingScene.com. To read more from Lem Satterfield, go to AOL FanHouse by Clicking Here .

Tags:
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…

Comment by Apple Mac on 01-02-2011

FLOMOS AND PACTARDS, Read my Sig.

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:

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (196)
Top Headlines Vijender Singh's U.S. Debut Pushed Back Due To Injury Liam Smith Aims To Prove To Hearn He Made Right Decision Serhii Bohachuk Continues His Path of Destruction in Hollywood Saunders vs. Isufi For WBO Interim-Title on May 18th Kazuto Ioka-Aston Palicte: Talks Progress For WBO Title Fight Arum: Kovalev-Yarde Will Go Wherever Most Money's Available Spence: Pacquiao-Floyd Was Made; Crawford Fight Will Happen Dillian Whyte Formally Contests WBC Ruling on Wilder-Breazeale Andrew Moloney: Good To Know I Have Power When Needed Sergey Lipinets: This Win Showed I Belong at Welterweight David Price: I'm Confident I Can Beat Dominic Breazeale! Wilder: Why Won't Fury Take Rematch if He Feels He Was Robbed? Argenis Mendez: That Was No Draw, I Beat Anthony Peterson Ryan Garcia Is The Boxing Superstar Of The Digital Era Lamont Peterson: It's Been a Long Career, But Today is The Today Hearn: Fury-Schwarz is Dreadful, Schwarz is Not Even Top 15! Sergey Lipinets Breaks Down, Stops Lamont Peterson in Tenth Lamont Peterson-Sergey Lipinets: LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Jamontay Clark Survives Tough Moments, Beats Vernon Brown Anthony Peterson, Argenis Mendez Box To a Split Draw Erik Morales vs. Sergio Martinez Exhibition Clash in Talks Photos: Jarrett Hurd, Julian Williams - Face To Face at Presser Chudinov Stops Nuerlang in Five, Extends W-Streak To Five Peterson vs. Lipinets - LIVE Fights Results From MGM Lamont Peterson-Sergey Lipinets: Stats & Stakes Petr Petrov Stops Hermin Isava in Four Rounds in Spain PBC on FS1 Show Truly A Family Affair For Lamont Peterson Serhii Bohachuk Ready To Begin His 2019 Run at The Avalon Lamont Peterson: Never Felt Like I Was Done After Spence Loss Photos: Jessie Magdaleno Beats Ramos, Dadashev With Big KO Lamont Peterson Feels Refreshed Following Year-Long Ring Break Manny Pacquiao Leaves Spence Off List Of Potential Opponents Photos: Kubrat Pulev, With Horrible Cut, Knocks Dinu Out Photos: Charlie Edwards Dominates Moreno, Retains WBC Belt Photos: Joshua Buatsi, Lawrence Okolie Get Big Knockout Wins Photos: Lewis Ritson Arrives at 140 With Tough Decision Win Wlodarczyk, Cabrera Mioletti, Czerkaszyn Get Weekend Wins Bellew: I'm Not Sure Wilder & Fury Believe They Can Beat Joshua De La Hoya: Canelo Not Afraid of Kovalev, Andre Ward, GGG! Bob Arum: Wilder-Fury Rematch - Not Until February 2020
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement