Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Manny Pacquiao Thinks Algieri is No Match

By Alon Calinao Dy: Manny Pacquiao is going to face the challenger and undefeated American boxer Christopher Algieri, who defeated Ruslan Provodnikov three months ago, for the WBO welterweight title at the Venetian Macao in Macau, China, on November 22


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Algieri believes that he has the physical advantage than Pacquiao. He is taller and five years younger than the Filipino boxing champ. The American fighter thinks he can beat Pacquiao because he has high endurance and power to neutralize the speed of former pound-for-pound king.

Pacquiao, on the other hand, is very confident that he can defend his WBO welterweight crown. He even joined as a Kia Motors' playing coach because he is self-assured that he is going to win this battle. He has fought 395 professional rounds while Algierie has only fought 122. 

Algieri has been vocal about his chance to derail the career of Filipino congressman. Although anything can happen in the ring, Pacquiao is aware that every opponent is considered as a real threat. And also, this is a big opportunity for the American boxer, but Pacquiao won't let his avid supporters down. Pacquiao himself knows that there's no absolute peril. 

So again, on Nov. 22, 2014, let's see if Algieri has what it takes to be the global boxing icon. If he wins this biggest fight of his career, he can join the same league of elite boxers like Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao, Miguel Cotto, and others.