Well, it was for me. JMM is a legend & I’ve been waiting for him to fight that Australian gentleman ever since the first Diaz fight.
That’s definitely the fight of the year in my book.
Boxing only really gets my attention 3-4 times a year now, so it’s something special when it delivers like that.
Katsidis is nothing special. He’s a warrior. That’s his best attribute. I watched him waste his opportunity against Casamayor. Last night I watched him get pretty much tooled while he chased down a hall-of-fame counter puncher.
If JMM really does get another crack @ PacMan…..what can we expect? JMM got fucking housed by Pretty Boy Floyd. Although his previous fights w/Manny were close, will the “new improved” Manny absolutely whoop his fucking ass? I’m voting “yes”.
Yeah but now it’s more about putting up ‘contenders’ to fight Manny rather than anyone who can actually challenge him because let’s face it, the only competitive fight for manny involves a dude in court for beating on his wife
IMO, Katsidis is still improving, outside JMM I’d take him over pretty much anyone @ 135. I actually had a small bet on him to get the TKO in 4th round.
JMM is a natural 125-130 pounder. He’s lost a lot of speed going up to 135 lbs & doesn’t wear the weight well.
I don’t give JMM much of a chance fighting Manny at any weight over 130lbs either. But that said JMM is a fucking genius in the ring, so who the fuck knows until it happens. Manny is nothing like PBF, so it’s not going to look anything like that fight.