Jobu previews tomorrow’s upcoming fight between Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios.
There was a time when I would hear that Manny Pacquiao was fighting and I’d get excited. My boss is Filipino, so there’d be a lot of excited talk around the office and we even got together to watch his fight against “Sugar” Shane Mosley. The atmosphere in the bar during that fight was amazing, as everyone really seemed to appreciate the fact that they were watching possibly the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world (at the time) basically dismantle an aging Mosley. Those days of excitement are now gone. The shoe is on the other foot, and Manny seems to be the aging fighter. Instead of excitement, I only fear for Manny’s safety leading into his next fight tomorrow in China, as he takes on up-and-coming superstar Brandon Rios. I don’t think Manny should be fighting again, and I hope he makes it through this one in one piece. Continue reading →