Derrick James, coach of Errol spence, believes that Manny pacquiao He has not lost any of the skill that made him shine during his boxing career and predicted that both fighters will experience a difficult fight.
“I see that he still has it, I see the angles and he has not lost everything that made him great,” he said. James in FightHype. “As it is, he won’t show up to fight thinking he can’t win. If he thinks he can beat that fighter, he goes and shows it. “
On the complications of facing another southpaw in the fight for the welterweight belts CMB Y IBF, James considered that the experience of the Filipino will be an important factor to take into account.
“I don’t necessarily think it will be difficult for him to face a left-handed fighter,” he said. “He has a lot of experience and all that a coach like Freddie roach . We’ll see how well it goes because I think it will be a very difficult fight for both of us. “
However, the coach assured that the fight will end in favor of the one who manages to find the weak points of his opponent more quickly without being careless.
“It all depends on who can decipher the other better,” he commented. “The situation with Pacquiao I don’t think he goes through the left-handed guard, but because he will fight someone who is capable of throwing 100 punches in each of the 12 rounds ”.
Spence Jr. maintains an undefeated record of 27 fights with 21 fast-track wins and is slightly favored over Pacquiao, who will reach a world title fight at age 42 on August 21, in Las Vegas.