Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Roach wants Pacquiao vs Crawford at 140

Coach Freddie Roach said that he wants Pacquiao to come back at 140 lbs where he was quicker and stronger.

“I like the fight at 140 but he hasn’t fought at 140 in a long time. I think he will be a bit quicker and a bigger puncher but he’s been at 147 for so long so we will see,” Roach told Boxing Scene.

Roach also said that they won't take easy opponents and they want at least in the top 10.

“Manny wants to keep fighting and if we don’t get the Mayweather fight we want to fight the best guys out there. We don’t want easy fights. We will fight anyone. We want to fight anyone in the top 10,” he said.

Pacquiao next opponent will be determined possible on January. Pacquiao remains one of the top boxer in 2016 at the age of 38 however Pacquiao team said that they think Pacquiao has two more “good fights” left in his career.