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Only a KO Win By Pacquiao Over Mosley Could Appease Angry Critics And Fans

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By Leo Reyes (Featured Columnist)

Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao must win via stoppage over Shane Mosley when they face each other on May 7at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada in order to calm down the restive and angry boxing fans who continue to oppose the choice of Mosley as Pacquiao’s next opponent.

Boxing fans from around the world have been criticizing Manny Pacquiao for allowing his promoter Bob Arum to pick on Mosley despite the opposition by a great majority of boxing fans.

Boxing critics and fans alike said Mosley who is turning 40 on his next birthday is an aging and a shut fighter while Pacquiao who just turned 32 last December 17 is in his prime.

Mosley has failed to convince boxing fans he is still a fighter to reckon with after a lousy performance during his last two recent fights.

Mosley fought Floyd Mayweather Jr in May and lost via a unanimous decision although he stunned the undefeated boxer with power shots in the second round.

Mosley buckled Mayweather’s knees with powerful rights, and pinned him to the ropes with a series of body blows. Mayweather appeared to be in trouble for the first time in his career, but stayed on his feet and dominated from…

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