by Earlie Doriman
In boxing, style and stamina could make the difference and these tell apart victory from defeat. Manny Pacquiao of the
and Sugar Shane Mosley of the Philippines will define the true meaning of style and stamina as they collide on United States May 7 2011 in over the WBO Welterweight World Title. Manny or commonly known as ‘PACMAN’, the best pound-for pound boxer of the world famous for his speed and incredible foot works is waiting few more days to test the power and strength of Shane Mosley in twelve rounds of boxing extravaganza. Las Vegas
Earlier this week, Mosley conveyed that his powerful punches could spell the difference and that if Pacquiao could not withstand this, the Filipino legend will get the biggest upset of his boxing career. Mosley, as the world knows is a hungry, determined and is willing to face the best boxer there is. He is more recognized as a powerful puncher and this is expectedly the weapon he is equipped with in the upcoming fight. Most boxing critics think Mosley is old enough to fight Manny who is still in his prime years. But Mosley consider this as the best opportunity to prove that he remains the ‘power punch’ and use this to give Pacquaio his knock-out.On the other hand, Manny Pacquiao has his speed under his sleeve. Currently considered as the face of boxing, his last ten fights provide no doubts that his boxing style is the best to date. His footwork left the opponents susceptible to quick unpredictable attacks and his left-hook like a deadly venom. Boxing fans expect Pacquiao to send Mosley to the canvas after eight rounds. Let us wait and see which will prevail Power or Speed.
Take a look at the two boxers’ STATISTICS:
5 ft 6.5in ( 1.69 m)
67 in ( 170 cm)
December 17, 1972