By Charlie Knoxville
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Can the haters make up their minds? First, they weren’t impressed by Manny Pacquiao’s performances saying Pacman only fought washed up fighters….Now their new excuse is Pacquiao is on steroids.
I thought that washed up fighters are easy to beat why would he need steroids if they are shot or washed up like the haters claim?
These Pacquiao haters can’t even get their story straight.
Seems no matter what Pacman does they will hate on him regardless. Their reasons are just mind boggling because they have no reason.
The Pacquiao haters are some of the most pathetic kind. If you hate on Floyd Mayweather Jr. it is pretty understandable the guy comes off as an arrogant show off. I don’t even really believe most of the Mayweather detractors hate the guy, they just dislike his antics and personality and are fed up with him not fighting the fights the fans want to see.
Pacquiao haters really hate Manny, they hate him so bad they ride on anything negative they can to take a shot at him.
An example when Pacquiao fought his first catch-weight fight with Miguel Cotto all of a sudden they had a problem with catch-weight fights, but never voiced such an opinionated stance before at the many other catch-weight fights throughout history.
Most of the time Pacquiao haters tend to be Floyd Mayweather Jr. fans who saw how loved Manny Pacquiao was by the boxing media they took their anger out on him to defend their idol “Money” Mayweather Jr.
The current steroid controversy is another example of their hatred for this man, why would they take the word of a family of convicted felons when Pacquiao has never failed a drug test before?
Floyd Mayweather Sr.(fmr convicted drug dealer) a man who had no compassion for his own fighter (Ricky Hatton) that he left the arena instead of checking up on Hatton as he lay lifeless on the canvas from a 2nd round knockout by Pacquiao, just moments before the knockout Mayweather Sr. knowing the HBO camera crew was on him was already setting up an alibi if Hatton loses, he said ” Keep your hands up, you should of been listening to me from day one”.
Bob Arum is correct when he said Floyd Mayweather Jr. is afraid to lose, that Floyd will not take on an opponent if he thinks they can beat him…Pacquiao is an opponent Mayweather see’s as a threat this is why Pacquiao is the first fighter he subjected to Olympic style drug testing possibly knowing some insider info on Pacman’s dislike of taking blood a few days before a fight.
I think what Floyd wanted to do all along is get the public to hate Pacquiao or cast doubt over him with steroids accusations so he doesn’t have to fight him.
According to Keith Kizer of the NSAC, Manny Pacquiao has never tested positive for steroids or drugs, his respected trainer Freddie Roach and conditioning coach Alex Ariza can attest to that.
Pacquiao fights whoever you put in front of him he loves his fans, he loves the boxing fans so much he even waits an hour after training to sign and take pictures with a long line of fans at the wild card gym.
On some occasions he allows fans to line up outside his condo in Hollywood where he stays at during training camp and invites them inside so he can sign one by one their gloves, shirts, posters and other boxing items, these fans are treated to Filipino hospitality while Pacquiao serenades them with Karaoke and food because Manny knows how long many of them traveled and waited just to see their hero.
Mayweather handing out bags of sandwiches on HBO 24/7 ( the typical Hollywood celebrity publicity stunt hand out food on thanksgiving to the homeless so it makes you look like a good person) didn’t seem sincere especially when he was shown moments later bragging to the camera about how his home was paid for and rubbing it into the viewers faces by asking if their stuff was paid for, knowing that these are harsh economic times and most people cannot afford to pay in full.
The last thing I will say is Hate him or Love him there is no denying that Manny “The Pacman” Pacquiao has put boxing back on the map.
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I am an avid fan of boxing and video games. My first fight of memory was watching Prince Naseem Hamed destroy Kevin Kelly. I enjoy all aspects of the sport. My favorite current boxer is Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao. My favorite boxing match is Diego Corrales vs. Jose Luis Castillo 1. I love watching boxing on Pay-Per-View more than being there live because you can really enjoy and watch the action from the best view.