Pacquiao vs Rios on November 23, 2013 Confirmed
Pacquiao vs Rios fight is now confirmed to be on November 23, 2013 at Venetian, Macau, China and will be aired via HBO Pay per View.
After almost a year after a defeat from Juan Manuel Marquez, Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao now suffered from a great challenge in his boxing career. Prior to the defeat he had against Marquez, he was also defeated from their fight against Timothy Bradley last June 9 last year. Even though everybody believes that it was an error or a mistake from the judges.
So what is the big challenge that Manny Pacquiao currently facing? It is how to cover up the losses he had the previous year. He has to build up again the reputation he lost from those fights, though his boxing fans are with him still, but he has to prove to them that he deserve to be called as pound for pound king title.
As we all know, everybody wants to see the so called “mega fight” between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao, but this is very far to happen. It is because from the latest fight of Mayweather which was against Guerrero last May 4, 2013, it just proves that nobody can beat him. On the other hand, Manny Pacquiao was defeated by Marquez and Bradley who Mayweather both defeated. So it’s ironic if Mayweather vs Pacquiao will happen today. That is the reason why Manny Pacquiao has to be building his reputation again and fight for bigger names in the future and target would be Mayweather.
Manny Pacquiao who is 8 division world champion with a current record of 54 – 5 – 2, in which 38 are via knockouts decided to fight Brandon Rios who currently holds a record of 31 – 1 – 1, 23 of which are via knockouts.
However, this fight is against to all we are expecting that the fight will be in USA, because the fight will be at China. The so called mini Las Vegas, Venetian in Macau, is the place that was chosen for Pacquiao vs Rios fight.
But because of the twelve hour difference, the actual fight will be on November 24, 2013, Sunday, China time and it will be the same time as the usual HBO pay per view will be aired so that would be 9PM EST / 6PM PST on Saturday night in United States.
There are two running opponents to fight for Manny Pacquiao, they are Rios and Alvarado but Pacquiao team feels that fighting Rios will be more exciting.
We have to remember that this is the first fight after the deadly sixth round knockout he had from Marquez last December 2012. So, this is a big challenge for him, considering Rios is not a very big name as he is in the boxing field.
Koncz, the adviser of Manny Pacquiao, said that if he will lose again against Rios this November, then this may be the right time for Manny to think if he will leave the boxing career. We are not sure if what Manny Pacquiao is focusing and doing right now, as we all know that he is also a politician in Philippines, he also runs several businesses in their hometown. These might be the reason that he can’t concentrate in his training for his upcoming fights, but nobody can tell.
So for all boxing fans out there, let’s support their fight this November, you can buy Pacquiao vs Rios tickets from us and watch the Pacquiao vs Rios live streaming from your home on the fight night.