Showing posts from July, 2008

OutBoxer of the Year.

Manny outfoxing Pacquiao, not David Diaz: A masterpieceIt was Saturday Night Alive! June 28, 2008, MandalayEventsCenter, Las Vegas, Nevada. ‘Lethal Combination’ the event was called, the WBC Lightweight championship. David Diaz came, believing he could beat Manny Pacquiao. Pacquiao came – was it really Pac-Man?The crowd of 8,362 didn’t realize it but it was somebody else who showed up that Saturday night who looked like Manny Pacquiao, but it wasn’t Manny Pacquiao – the resemblance was only in the human form, not the human being. And to be sure, this one didn’t fight like Manny Pacquiao – for instance, where Manny had only one deadly hand, his left, this man’s hands were both devastating – and they did deal the lethal combination that fell the timber. It was as Tom Dickey had predicted ( 9th-round TKO by the challenger.The man who outfought Dangerous David Diaz for the WBC lightweight crown on June 29 Manila time was a Manny Pacquiao who had outfought himsel…