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Video Hype: Shawn Porter Says Manny Pacquiao Is Ready for Mosley

Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Undefeated Akron, Ohio-based prospect Shawn Porter (18-0, 13 KO) was in camp with Manny Pacquiao in November 2009, serving as the Filipino icon's chief sparring partner for a fight with Miguel Cotto. In that fight, Pacquiao overwhelmed Cotto and stopped him late. Porter, 23, is back in camp as Pacquiao puts the final touches on his training for a May 7 with "Sugar" Shane Mosley, and he says that Pacquiao has been better this time around.

Porter: "He's picking it up, man, he's looking good. I think Manny's a strong, fast fighter, very quick. I think he's going to use his quickness and his speed. I think he's going to wear Mosley down. ... I don't see Shane being stopped. He's never been stopped before. But I think if anyone's gonna do it, it'll be Manny."

Here's another video of Pacquiao working his abs yesterday with strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza overseeing the workout.

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