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PACQUIAO-RIOS FIGHT ANALYSIS: MANNY'S EYE OF THE TIGER WILL BURN RIOS


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When a boxer's last fight is a defeat in a devastating knockout fashion and he is reaching his mid 30s, there are two things that can happen to the boxer. First, he starts to slide down in his career or second, it can spark him up to train smarter and not harder, to bring out the best in him.

  The second one is what I am seeing with Manny Pacquaio. I last saw him in camp before the Timothy Bradley fight and this time he looks more powerful and has the eye of the tiger back yesterday at the Venetian gym in Macau.

The fight game plan for Pacquaio is that he will start fast and blazing away like he did with Rick Hatton and if he catches Rios early I am sure he will finish the fight in 6 rounds or earlier.  That is his A game plan... Manny also has a B game plan like the way he fought Antonio Margarito where he boxed and moved from the outside and picked his moments to flurry and trade.

He can also still use the B game plan and win an
easy 12 round decision with  Rios. l saw Rios training earlier at the Venetian gym and he is ready, looks fit and has trained very hard for this fight and has a kill or be killed mind set, but Rios only has one style and no B game plan.

if his A game is not on and working for him on fight day, he will walk into big shots from Manny and that he might need his corner to rescue him from punishment and I am sure Manny has the eye of the tiger back and will go for a knockout if that is the case. After some bad blood has developed after Coach Freddie Roach was kicked in the stomach by former fitness trainer Alex Ariza during a dispute  over time use at the boxing gym, will add spice to the contest. 

Rios is a tough walk forward pressure fighter with a good work rate but he has never fought the level of a boxer like Manny Pacquaio and that walk forward pressing style is what will get Rios in trouble as he is tailor made for a happy return to the winner's list for Pacquiao and I think Manny  will stop Rios late in the fight maybe around 9 rounds into the fight to give the Philippines something to cheer about after the recent typhoon disaster.

Peter Maniatis is a boxing promoter who has a regular boxing radio show in Australia.


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