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Five keys for Manny Pacquiao

Almost a full year since a devastating knockout loss to rival Juan Manuel Marquez in their fourth meeting, Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring Saturday at the Cotai Arena in Macau.

Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KOs) returns to face all-action slugger Brandon RĂ­os (31-1-1, 23 KOs) in a welterweight showdown. There is plenty at stake for Pacquiao, who enters the bout having lost consecutive fights for the first time in his career.

As he attempts to avoid a damaging third straight defeat, here are five keys to victory for Pacquiao against Rios:

Speed and volume

From the angles

Capitalize on mistakes

The emotional state

Freddie says