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Old 05-08-2012, 06:47 PM   #1
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Default Bradley's versatility is a good test for Pac

By no means is this a tune-up in any way for Pacquiao, yet if he manages to get past Bradley it can be a great learning experience.

Bradley is a multidimensional fighter who can box, fight on the inside, has good workrate and head movement (no pun intended). While Pac is a veteran I think this would be a good test and/or learning experience for Pac in regards to versatility on the advent of the potential matchup with Floyd.


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Old 05-08-2012, 06:59 PM   #2
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By no means is this a tune-up in any way for Pacquiao, yet if he manages to get past Bradley it can be a great learning experience.

Bradley is a multidimensional fighter who can box, fight on the inside, has good workrate and head movement (no pun intended). While Pac is a veteran I think this would be a good test and/or learning experience for Pac in regards to versatility on the advent of the potential matchup with Floyd.


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Bradley hasn't proved **** at 147 but still a better opponent for emmanuel than margo(e) and Oldsley were.
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Old 05-08-2012, 07:00 PM   #3
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Bradley hasn't proved **** at 147 but still a better opponent for emmanuel than margo(e) and Oldsley were.



Bradleys best weight is 140 until he can prove otherwise


This fight is more or less the same as Floyd fighting Hatton

(infact hatton was still more proven at the weight being the WBA welter world champ)
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Old 05-08-2012, 07:01 PM   #4
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Bradley hasn't proved **** at 147 but still a better opponent for emmanuel than margo(e) and Oldsley were.
Abregu was no world beater but Bradley looked solid in there.

I think Bradley is a solid test for the same reasons. He can box defensively, but can also pressure to make it an inside fight. I believe he's training for the fight of his life.
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Bradley hasn't proved **** at 147 but still a better opponent for emmanuel than margo(e) and Oldsley were.
I'm not looking at it on a resume sense but rather on a skills sense it would help, you don't agree?
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Old 05-08-2012, 07:03 PM   #6
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I'm not looking at it on a resume sense but rather on a skills sense it would help, you don't agree?
Yea this is why I don't mind this fight.
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im not trying to argue whether or not he's a good opponent we can all figure that he's good


does his versatility make him the closest opponent specifically for practicing against floyd is what im sayin
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im not trying to argue whether or not he's a good opponent we can all figure that he's good


does his versatility make him the closest opponent specifically for practicing against floyd is what im sayin
Bradley has good movement and will be game come fight night

I dunno about being good for practicing for Floyd though, I dont think their styles are overly similar
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im not trying to argue whether or not he's a good opponent we can all figure that he's good


does his versatility make him the closest opponent specifically for practicing against floyd is what im sayin
It depends on how Timmy chooses to fight. Floyd is primarily a boxer that is great on the inside. From what I seen of Timmy he looks to be mainly a swarmer with okay skills "boxing".
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Umm Bradley is going to upset Manny, his speed work rate amateur experience and the fact that he is short is all going to play a factor he is a great counter puncher as well.

Manny has trouble with guys his own height, Marquez comes to mind obviously. there is a reason for this, When Manny has fought guys like DLH, Mosley and Margarito when he makes them miss it creates a bigger hole for Manny to explode with combinations.

when he makes a fighter like Marquez miss he isnt punching down, so the hand comes right back to the holster giving Manny much less time to counter with combinations.

Bradleys youth speed, work rate, and counter punching is going to shock Many I got him winning a UD over Pacquiao
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Old 05-08-2012, 07:13 PM   #11
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Old 05-08-2012, 07:14 PM   #12
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If Manny has anything left this shouldnt go four rounds.
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Bradley has good movement and will be game come fight night

I dunno about being good for practicing for Floyd though, I dont think their styles are overly similar
I figured he'd be the closest live body in style. Broner's too small, Peterson well.... Judah? He's a southpaw. I think Bradley's best, and he has the athleticism to boot
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If Manny has anything left this shouldnt go four rounds.
Like it wasn't for Marquez?
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Old 05-08-2012, 07:17 PM   #15
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I figured he'd be the closest live body in style. Broner's too small, Peterson well.... Judah? He's a southpaw. I think Bradley's best, and he has the athleticism to boot
Fair enough, I guess he will be coming at pac for 12 rounds, not just being a zombie like mosley, margo and clottey where

He should be able to get some competitve rounds under his belt
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