Pacquiao transitions into savvy boxer

PacMan is attempting the most difficult challenge of his fighting career

Originally Published: April 9, 2014
By Nigel Collins | ESPN.com

"The things I used to do; some I won't do no more." -- Guitar Slim

When ESPN's Bernardo Osuna asked Manny Pacquiao about the right-hand rocket from Timothy Bradley Jr. that staggered him in the fourth round, Pacquiao grinned mischievously and rubbed his jaw. "I saw stars," he said without a hint of compunction.

Nine out of 10 boxers in similar circumstances would have denied being hurt. But Pacquiao is so comfortable in his skin that he just laughed and told the truth. ...

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