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MANNY PACQUIAO SAYS THE MORE BRADLEY TALKS, THE MORE INSPIRED HE BECOMES: "IT'S GOOD FOR ME, BUT NOT FOR HIM"

By Ben Thompson | March 25, 2014
MANNY PACQUIAO SAYS THE MORE BRADLEY TALKS, THE MORE INSPIRED HE BECOMES:

"The more that he says that, the more it inspires me to show again the hungerness and the killer instinct...it's good for me, but not for him I think...I'm not angry or disappointed of what he told me, but I'm happy because he told me that. It will inspire me to train hard and focus on my game plan and focus on the fight. It will benefit me," stated multi-division world champion Manny Pacquiao, who spoke during a recent conference call to promote his upcoming April 12 rematch with undefeated WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley. Check out what else he had say!

On the controversial decision of the first fight...

I'm not angry after I hear the decision and they announce because I always respect the officials. No one is perfect in this world, so sometimes, you make a mistake, so I have to understand it, and it's part of boxing.

Actually, I wasn't bothered after that fight when I went home. The reaction of the people is not negative, it's positive.

On whether or not he wants a knockout...

We're not focusing on the knockout. Our focus this time is to put more gas and more aggressiveness and throw a lot of punches. If the knockout comes, it comes. I just want to prove that I still have the hunger and killer instinct.

On whether or not his tax issues have been a distraction...

About the tax, you know, there's nothing I have to worry because I didn't hide anything...I hired a good accountant, so I'm not worried about that.

On whether or not the judging from the first fight with Bradley will affect game plan for rematch...

I'm not thinking about the judges. I always trust and believe the officials, the judges, and what I want to do is to focus in the ring and focus on the strategy and techniques that we practice in the gym.

On Timothy Bradley questioning his hunger and fire...

The more that he says that, the more it inspires me to show again the hungerness and the killer instinct...it's good for me, but not for him I think.

I'm not angry or disappointed of what he told me, but I'm happy because he told me that. It will inspire me to train hard and focus on my game plan and focus on the fight. It will benefit me.



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