Video: Pacquiao and Mosley Fighter Talent Meetings with Showtime

We often hear TV commentators talk about what fighters said in the pre-production fighter meetings, which are essentially interviews with the on-air talent for the networks. Here, in two Fight Camp 360 bonus videos, we see Showtime's commentary team -- Al Bernstein, Antonio Tarver, James Brown, Gus Johnson, Jim Gray -- and the producers meeting with the fighters and their trainers, Naazim Richardson and Freddie Roach.

Naazim Richardson is his usual comical self here, repeating some of his recent gems, and also again bringing up his distaste for people -- including Pacquiao -- pretending he's some tiny man. Manny is a small welterweight by height and reach, but as we said a year and a half ago, really no smaller in those regards than Miguel Cotto was, and I don't remember a lot of people wondering when Cotto would finally run into someone who was too big. It's good marketing, this David vs Goliath-esque stuff, but it's not amazingly relevant anymore. He's long since proven he's fast, strong, and good enough to compete with top welterweights.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Bad Left Hook

You must be a member of Bad Left Hook to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bad Left Hook. You should read them.

Join Bad Left Hook

You must be a member of Bad Left Hook to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bad Left Hook. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5349_tracker