Manny pacquiao He spoke about the fight between his Filipino compatriot John Riel Casimero, who retained his bantamweight championship from the OMB by split decision against the Cuban Guillermo Rigondeaux, and asserted that the Cuban did not want to fight, reminding him of his own fight with Floyd mayweather.
“I’m happy that he was able to retain his belt, but the thing is, his opponent didn’t want to fight, it was like Manny pacquiao vs Mayweather“, He said Pacquiao in an interview with various media.
The performance of Rigondeaux reminded him of Pacquiao the fight he had with Mayweather in 2015. The American won by unanimous decision, in a fight that left many disappointments to the fans.
And it is that, despite all the time that fight was waited, neither of the two fighters showed all their quality above the ring.
According to reports of that combat, Floyd He only landed 67 of the 267 jabs that the Filipino threw, while Pacquiao
he hit just 18 of his 193 jabs.
Rigondeaux Y Casimero broke the record of CompuBox fewer punches connected in a 12-round fight, with 91.
Pacquiao refuses to give prediction against Yordenis Ugás
Asked if he ventured to give a prediction for his August 21 fight against the Cuban Yordenis Ugás, the Filipino limited himself to saying that he will give everything to put up a good fight and that his followers are happy.
“I don’t have a prediction for the fight, but I will do my best to satisfy my fans,” he explained.
To express question if he still has in mind to fight against Errol spence after the battle against the Cuban, Pac-man He said that you have to go little by little.
“I can’t talk about it, first I have to face this fight and then we’ll see the next one,” he said. Manny pacquiao.