Wednesday, July 08, 2015

3 Possible Opponents for Pacquiao in 2016

After losing a fight to Floyd Mayweather jr., Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao will face not an easy opponent in 2016. Top Rank Promoter said that the 3 possible opponents of Pacquiao are Terence Crawford, Lucas Matthysse and Kell Brook.

Terence Crawford is a 27 year old undefeated boxer from Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He is the former WBO World lightweight champion and the current WBO World super lightweight champion. Crawford has an impressive record of 26 wins, including 18 wins by way of KO and no losses. Terence Crawford is a tested fighter and known for defeating Yuriorkis Gamboa, Raymundo Beltran, Thomas Dulorme, Ricky Burns and Andrey Klimov.

Lucas Martin Matthysse is a 32 year old slugger from Trelew, Chubut, Argentina. He has a record consisting of 37 wins, including 34 wins by way of KO and has 3 defeats. Matthysse has a good counter punching skills and a strong chin. Matthysse ranked no. 1 in Argentina and ranked no. 3 in the world.Matthysse last seen winning the fight against Ruslan Provodnikov last April 2015 via Majority Decision.

Kell Brook of Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, he is a 29 year old undefeated boxer. He is the current IBF World welterweight champion. Kell Brook has a clean record of 35 wins, including 24 wins by way ok KO. Brook got his IBF world title when he won the fight against Shawn Porter in 2014 via Majority Decision and he successfully defended it two times against Ionut Dain Ion and Frankie Gavin.

All 3 possible opponents are all tested. These fighters can give a problem on Pacquiao in the ring, Also we will see if Pacquiao still has the ability to win against the much younger  and much stronger opponents. Pacquiao seems to have 2 couples of fights left before he retire.