Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 2/4/13
In this week’s 3 punch combo, I will first state why Manny Pacquiao needs a tune up bout prior to heading back in the ring with Juan Manuel Marquez. Next, I will analyze why the recently announced bout between Timothy Bradley and Ruslan Provodnikov is a poor match-up of styles, and really a surprising fight for HBO to approve. Finally, I will state why Gennady Golovkin deserves even more respect from the boxing community as he proves his status as a true throwback-style fighter. Pacquiao’s Future Credit: Will Hart - HBO Manny Pacquiao is rumored to be heading toward a 5th fight this fall with Juan Manuel Marquez. Many fans and observers have been wondering if Pacquiao vs. Marquez 5 is the right move, and personally, I believe Pacquiao needs to go in a different direction at this time. The last time he was in the ring, as we all know, Pacquiao suffered a devastating one punch knockout loss to Marquez. It was the kind of knockout loss that could potentially be very damaging and ruin a fighter’s
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