By David Martinez / Boxing Historian
A brilliant win by Manny Pacquiao over Oscar De La Hoya is truly an understatement in their recent Dream Fight match.
Manny proved to be exactly what most boxing experts, including myself, didn’t think he would be – the stronger, younger, faster fighter vs. Oscar. I must say that I wasn’t so surprised that Oscar lost, but in just the way he lost.
Photos – GEORGE GARCIA
GUNFIGHT AT THE NO CHANCE SALOON
The title of this article implies what I think of Manny Pacquiao’s chances in his upcoming December 6th fight with The Golden Boy, Oscar De La Hoya, and that is, he has absolutely ‘no chance’ to win.
This supposition is based on the same theory I had when I picked Antonio Margarito to not only beat Miguel Cotto, but to knock him out. The reason: Margarito was simply too big, too strong, and had the greater punching power. I broke down the fight, looking for someway for Cotto to win, hard as I tried, I came up with the same conclusion, there was no way Miguel could win.