Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios met up yesterday in New York City on the first stop of their two-city American press run to promote their November 23 fight, which will be held in Macao, China. HBO pay-per-view will televise in the States.
Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KO) and Rios (31-1-1, 23 KO) are both in need of a win, coming off of losses, and the fight seems to all but 100% guarantee action on paper. Rios is younger and probably fresher, but his reckless, come forward style seems to suit the more nimble and diverse attack of Pacquiao. But if Manny hasn't recovered from last year's knockout against Juan Manuel Marquez, he's definitely vulnerable.
The two will be in Los Angeles tomorrow for their final press conference before November, as we're getting close to training camps officially opening for both fighters. BLH will have live coverage of the presser tomorrow, which will stream at Top Rank TV.
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