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5 keys for Manny Pacquiao

Plotting a path to victory against Timothy Bradley Jr.

Originally Published: June 8, 2012
By Diego Morilla | ESPNdeportes.com

Among other things, Saturday's sneaky-good main event at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas will give us a chance to see Manny Pacquiao in with a fighter who resembles Floyd Mayweather Jr., however remotely, in speed, mobility and defensive slickness.

In recent years, Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38 KOs) has chosen brawlers over boxers, fighters who will stand their ground rather than force him to give chase. But in Timothy Bradley Jr. (28-0, 12 KOs), Pacquiao has on his hands a defense-first, pinpoint-accurate ...

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