'Kid Chocolate' sweet on Pacquiao

June, 8, 2012
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NYFightBlog checked in with Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin, the middleweight contender on the cusp of a title crack, to get his take on Saturday's welterweight showdown, between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr..

Here's Choc's take: "PacMan is durable with any fighter he's in there with. This fight, I feel, is a top-level fight because Bradley wants to prove that he can beat Manny. I think this is a punchers' fight and I think PacMan will win because of that. With Manny's one-punch knockout power, if Bradley can get through that, I think this makes for a good fight, a close fight, and it would make an awesome rematch -- if it's close."
Michael Woods, a member of the board of the Boxing Writers Association of America, has been covering boxing since 1991. He writes about boxing for ESPN The Magazine and is the news editor for TheSweetScience.com.

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