Is Pacquiao a better fighter right now then Maidana was when he fought Broner?

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  1. JC Boxing

    JC Boxing Member Full Member

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    i'd say its about even
     
  2. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Tyler went away. Tyler's gone. Staff Member

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    Mm not necessarily but Broner has been through some shit since then, so...
     
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    IntentionalButt Tyler went away. Tyler's gone. Staff Member

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    Also STYLES MAKE FIGHTS. Pac could be 50 years old and still whoop Broner even worse than prime Maidaba did. :deal:
     
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    Robney ᴻᴼ ᴸᴼᴻᴳᴲᴿ ᴲ۷ᴵᴸ Full Member

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    Don't think he is, but Pac is a stylistic nightmare for Broner. Plus Broner probably can't rely on his name+nationality (scores in his favor) against someone like Pac anymore, now the bubble has burst too many times.
     
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  5. Serge

    Serge MUH RUSSIA, NOVICHOK, MELDONIUM, DOE Staff Member

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    You better believe he is, Manny be punching harder now than Mike Tyson

     
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    thesmokingm Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Pac has been robbed many times so anything can happen.
     
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    I semi predicted the Bradley one, as I stated if it would be close that Bradley's US nationality would trump Pac's star status and got ridiculed for it. In this case however I can't see it happening because Broner is kind of a gimmick now, instead of "Floyd's natural successor" as some claimed before he got exposed (for the 3rd time, but now also on the judges' scorecards finally) against Maidana.
     
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    PIPO23 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Pac has 2 more fights in him against the young lions. If he wins both these fights he ATG top 5 in any book. This is for legacy. No one can call Broner shot and it's descent name on the resume specially if he can STOP Bron.
     
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  9. zeratul

    zeratul Active Member Full Member

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    No, Maidana was physically stronger at the time and I think more motivated. Broner was undefeated too. Nonetheless, this question does not make any sense.

    I would pick Pacquiao simply due to Broner's inactivity in the ring. It will be likely nothing is happening for 2/3 of a round, and then last 30-40 seconds Pacquiao turns it up and steals the round, without doing a lot of damage. And Broner passive and not doing **** in return. That's how I see it.
     
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  10. red_roo

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    Speed Kill's
     
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    True like in Australia , a robbery I'll put it another way a bank robbery , Rushton an team making money from it now
     
  12. Serge

    Serge MUH RUSSIA, NOVICHOK, MELDONIUM, DOE Staff Member

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    No doubt
     
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  13. KO KIDD

    KO KIDD Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    They fight nothing alike. Pacquiao doesnt do anything like Maidana I mean he might punch as hard and have an unorthodox style but thats about it
     
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  14. mark ant

    mark ant Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Maybe but Maidana did far better v Floyd than Manny did.
     
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    mark ant Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Maidana when he fought Floyd would have did far better v Horn than Manny did.
     
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