Fight Hub TV's Marcos Villegas caught up with Showtime analyst Bernstein to discuss whether or not Saturday's fight between Manny Pacquiao and Shane Mosley will be competitive or not.
Bernstein believes that in a Pacquiao fight (outside of Joshua Clottey), there are always moments that make the fight interesting thanks to Pacquiao's style. The veteran broadcaster also dismisses the notion that this will be anything like Mosley's bad loss one year ago to Floyd Mayweather Jr., again noting that the style was what made that fight what it was, and that at 39, he believes Mosley still has something left.
Now of course, Bernstein is in a position to be selling this fight, and he is. But Bernstein noted in a conference call last Thursday something I hadn't thought about in a long time, since we haven't seen it in a long time. Bernstein said he expects Mosley to use his left hook more often than we've seen in recent fights, since everyone is expecting the right hand, and Mosley's left hook used to be a huge punch for "Sugar" Shane. I found that interesting to think about.