Has a pious Pacquiao lost his edge?

Can a fighter maintain his ferocity without walking on the wild side?

Updated: November 28, 2012, 3:10 PM ET
By Nigel Collins | ESPN.com

Manny Pacquiao walked through the curtains and onto the set of "Jimmy Kimmel Live," smiling and waving to the audience. Last week the fighter made his seventh appearance on the late-night talk show, an event that has become as much a part of Manny's prefight ritual as genuflecting in his corner before the opening bell. Despite his jovial manner, Kimmel had obviously done his homework.

The TV host noted that Pacquiao had given up drinking, gambling and cockfighting prior to the fighter's ...

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