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Mayweather vs Pacquiao: How does Manny fare against counter punchers?

Bad Left Hook's Connor Ruebusch and Kyle McLachlan take a look at one of Manny Pacquiao's biggest weaknesses: his vulnerability to bold counter punchers.

We creep closer and closer to Mayweather vs Pacquiao, and that means another episode of "Figuring Out the Fight." In the last installment, we talked about Floyd's supposed struggles with southpaws, and came to the conclusion that he may not struggle, per se, but that he definitely has to change key aspects of his style to compete. Now we turn to Mayweather's opponent, Manny Pacquiao, and ask: how does Pacman handle counter punchers?

Of course, Mayweather himself is a dangerous counter puncher, but does he possess the style necessary to fluster Pacquiao's offense? Can Manny deal with Floyd's punches more easily than he did those of Juan Manuel Marquez? Tune in for the answers--or at least some some insightful tiptoeing around the answers!

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You can find the first two episodes of the series via the links below.

Figuring Out the Fight 1: Legendary Legacies

Figuring Out the Fight 2: Does Floyd Struggle with Southpaws?

And coming this Thursday, our final analysis and the long-awaited predictions for The Fight. Don't miss it!

And if you enjoyed that, don't miss this in-depth breakdown of Manny Pacquiao's underrated uppercut--a punch I expect to play a key role in his fight with Floyd Mayweather.

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