If Pacquiao Beats Thurman, Will Lomachenko Then See Him As A Worthy Opponent???

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  1. Paranoid Android

    Paranoid Android Manny Pacquiao — The Thurmanator Full Member

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    If Pacquiao beats Thurman, Lomachenko should meet him at 140 for a legit PPV superfight. Pacquiao-Lomachenko would do 1.5 million PPVs. The build up would be INSANE.

    Previously, Lomachenko had said that Pacquiao was old and a win would do nothing for his resume.

    Would Pacquiao then be worthy?
     
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  2. Paranoid Android

    Paranoid Android Manny Pacquiao — The Thurmanator Full Member

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    Hell, Lomachenko would cross over into ATG land if he climbed up to 147 and took the WBA from Pacquiao coming off a win over Thurman.
     
  3. White Trunks Black Trim

    White Trunks Black Trim Hard Core Casual Full Member

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    Well maybe Loma thinks that a victory here legitimizes Pac's comeback, thus building hype and marketability for their potential fight.

    I've no reason to believe Lomachenko would duck him. He seemed more dismissive than shook when asked in the past about a showdown with Manny. A win here for Pacqiao makes things very interesting from a business perspective anywhere near 147. Lots of people will make decisions because of this outcome.
     
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    Paranoid Android Manny Pacquiao — The Thurmanator Full Member

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    It was very strange. Lomachenko first said that he needed a year when the fight was first proposed. Then he said a catchweight would be needed. Then he said 135 or no fight. Then he said no altogether saying that Pacquiao was finished and an old man that would do nothing for his career.

    Arum said that Lomachenko's father rejected the fight.
     
  5. White Trunks Black Trim

    White Trunks Black Trim Hard Core Casual Full Member

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    Eh, who knows. Probably wasn't meant to be. I'd rather see Loma take that Davis kid to school. And I'd rather see Pac get a big fight and then retire.
     
  6. Paranoid Android

    Paranoid Android Manny Pacquiao — The Thurmanator Full Member

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    Davis will be around for a long time. Pac won't. And I would love for Pac to have the P4P #1 scalp on his resume.

    Lomachenko would have to walk through fire and brimstone to beat Pac. I have Pac by brutal KO.
     
  7. White Trunks Black Trim

    White Trunks Black Trim Hard Core Casual Full Member

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    You have Pac winning by brutal ko?

    Shocking stuff.

    :rolleyes:
     
  8. Paranoid Android

    Paranoid Android Manny Pacquiao — The Thurmanator Full Member

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    Lomachenko would be the smaller man—an advantage that Pac hasn't enjoyed since his featherweight days.

    Do you honestly believe that Lomachenko can survive a left hand from Pac?

    :lol:
     
  9. Paranoid Android

    Paranoid Android Manny Pacquiao — The Thurmanator Full Member

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    RingKing75 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Could we stop with the Loma v Manny nonsense?!!! Loma is a tiny 135lber and many hasn't fought below 144lbs in nearly a decade? You Loma haters really want to see him take another L really badly.
     
  11. Paranoid Android

    Paranoid Android Manny Pacquiao — The Thurmanator Full Member

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    You don't have any idea what you're talking about. Loma hater? Yeah okay, dumbass.

    Lomachenko is taller and has a similar reach. He supposedly has the advantage in ring IQ, footwork, and defense. Handspeed is equal. Only thing Pac has over Lomachenko is power and experience. Oh, Lomachenko is also a decade younger.

    Don't act like Pac is some big welterweight that rehydrates into the high 150s or mid 160s. Pac is 149-150 on fight night. Orlando Salido was 148 when Lomachenko fought him and Linares, Crolla, and Pedraza were all probably heavier on fight night than Pac. Just STFU because you have no idea what you're talking about. Moron!

    :deal:
     
  12. titanic

    titanic Boxing Addict Full Member

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    If Pac beat Thurboy badly then Loma is too small an opponent. He's not worthy of Pacquiao.
    Besides, Loma kept ducking Manny anyways so...
     
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    RingKing75 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    If you're so sure about what youre saying why so defensive? You sound like a woman getting emotional when someone calls her on her bs. Size goes beyond height and reach you imbecile. Doesn't matter though because this fight isnt going to happen because anyone with an iq higher than a potato knows they'll never be able to meet at a fair weight. Only idiots like you believe that.
     
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  14. Paranoid Android

    Paranoid Android Manny Pacquiao — The Thurmanator Full Member

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    I'm not being defensive. I just hate when idiots like you think that the fight is unreasonable based on size when it's clearly not an issue in this match up. Thurman wouldn't have a shot in hell if he rehydrated to less than 150 on fight night, but he will likely be 160 or above. If Pac routinely gives up 10-20 pounds on fight night, why can't Lomachenko fight someone slighter bigger who is smaller than guys he's fought? Pac would be willing to meet Lomachenko at 138-140. And did you forget that Pac is 40 and a shell of himself?
     
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    Nopporn Boxing Addict Full Member

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    This is what I'm going to say. No more talks about Pac vs Loma.
     
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