Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/12/14

LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 11: Boxer Manny Pacquiao attends the final news conference for his bout against WBO welterweight champion Miguel Cotto at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino November 11, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao and Cotto will meet in a WBO welterweight title fight at the MGM on November 14. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Manny Pacquiao says that speed will be the key in defeating Brandon Rios. The Filipino legend who makes his eagerly anticipated ring return believes that the outcome will be decided on who lands first, and that's why he'll be victorious on fight night (or fight morning, as the case may be). “I’m focusing on quickness, speed and some different techniques I can apply for his style. "He’s a very aggressive fighter but I’m faster than him and speed and power will be the key to winning this fight. We chose Rios because he’s the best opponent for me and we can give an exciting action fight for the fans,” he added. “The difference with this training camp is that I started early; this is one of the longest preparations in my boxing career. Also it’s good because it’s the first time I’ve trained in General Santos for a big fight like this. My team is very happy with how I’ve looked. Our training camp was good, so I’m very relaxed and happy going into the fight." This belief has been backed up b

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