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Mosley: If Margarito Was Able To Hit Pacquiao, So Will I!

By Chris LaBate

"Sugar" Shane Mosley is confident that he's going to catch Manny Pacquiao in their May 7 meeting at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mosley is not denying that he's not the fighter that he once was, but he still believes that his speed is good enough to catch Pacquiao on the chin.

"I certainly think that I'm faster than Margarito. Margarito was able to land some shots. He is two or three times slower than I am. I'm pretty sure that I'm going to land some shots on Manny Pacquiao," Mosley said. "I'm going to start training on March 7, which is going to give me two months to prepare for the fight, so I'll be ready."

Mosley did not look good in his two recent fights, a twelve round decision loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. last May and a twelve round draw last September with Sergio Mora. Styles make fights, says Mosley.

"Styles make fights. Mayweather is a very defensive fighter. Mora is a much bigger guy. He's really a middleweight who came down to 154. He was running and being defensive. Pacquiao is going to come to fight and I do well against fighters like that. I expect an exciting fight," Mosley said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TxHustla on 02-18-2011

[QUOTE=mananimal;10112355]When this Fight is over and the dust has settled, theres gonna be ALOT, and I mean of Fans on BoxingScene.com, thats gonna be stopping by my barbecue stand, the one where I'll be handing out FREE BARBEQUE , as…

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 02-17-2011

[QUOTE=StrangerInTown;10113839]I have deep respect for your loyalty toward the once great Sugar Shane. The prospect of the underdog attaining the unthinkable is what has fueled the fight game for well over a century. But there are moments wherein mythology and…

Comment by Ray* on 02-17-2011

[B]Of course I don't think anyone can deny that but problem is mosley is done.[/B]

Comment by RockyB on 02-17-2011

Yes you will, but 4 punches pr round won't cut it against Pac.

Comment by AFighter4U on 02-17-2011

[QUOTE=Phil Ivey;10116537]Wait.. Floyd's an articulate guy?[/QUOTE] actually, in a number of interviews, floyd was rather articulate and downright humble in fact. i can't remember exactly what they were, but i do remember seeing him talking clearly and concisely in a…

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