Erik “Terrible” Morales, who fought three times with Manny pacquiao, spoke about the keys that will be in the fight between the Filipino and the champion Errol spence.
“It is a very difficult fight for the senator, because Spence He’s younger, a methodical fighter, he’s a natural welterweight, he’s bigger, ”he said. Morales in interview for ESNews. “And most likely, after the weigh-in he gains a lot of weight.”
In the same way, he already asks how many hands he has Manny When fighting in the ring, the former Mexican boxer pointed out two points to highlight.
“Pacquiao is very, very fast, especially for tall guys, in contrast the distance (from Spence) may be the key, ”he said Morales. “I don’t know what will happen because Pacquiao He has been out of the ring for two years ”.
But Terrible opens the possibility that Manny have a dream night and become the new monarch at age 42.
“I do not know, it is an interesting fight, it may not be a good night for the senator, or it may be the new champion, I do not know what will happen, but it is an interesting fight for the public,” he argued. Morales
. “It is difficult to understand why (he continues to fight) and more complicated against who he will go, but you have respect for an athlete like Pacquiao, because here you understand why he is a great in this sport ”.
Erik Morales and the day he beat Pacquiao
16 years ago, in March 2005, ‘Terrible ‘Morales did what few thought probable, defeat the mighty Pacman, who until now was the ‘bogeyman’ of Mexican boxers.
Erik I came from losing against Marco Antonio Barrera in what was his third fight, but he wanted to come back as big and he got it. At the end of the battle, he took the three judges’ cards for 115-113 and showed that with technique instead of power he was able to defeat until that moment, one of the most feared boxers.