5.6: Q&A with Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao
The pound for pound best fighter in the world discusses his huge showdown with Shane Mosley.
Pacman himself Manny Pacquiao Manny. Thank you for the time as we approach Saturday night in Las Vegas so what's on your mind. I'm radiation I -- -- this rated at a fight and excited for the Titans. Manny how much weight is on your shoulders heading into this fight. To beat sugar Shane Mosley as the face of boxing today. Well -- I have big responsibility famine. I have to give a good five and doing this fight because millions of fans in this vicinity. Did you people very fit into. They picking me doing this side and you know. That that team race. This and unease. I have to do my best. Sugar Shane Mosley beat Antonio Margarito yet too bad fights and stand. Against Floyd Mayweather lose and him in a split against Sergio Mora but he is dangerous Manny you do know this does anything scare you. That -- Shane Mosley possesses. Yet that's that I consider this one of the five. This fight in my -- and boxing and I -- hard for it for this fight and I have a long preparation for this fight -- Yeah that's why I didn't invest in things. Do a sacrifice and things. Many years and 821 favorite against those same -- this Saturday are you content. With a twelve round decision or do you want or need to knock him out to solidify your place in boxing history. Why. From me I -- them invest in. Whatever happens. Or I'll lose. Need a good five and to make people happy yeah. Mostly the -- best I know you do your best you've always deadly events Matty mostly. Is a knock out artist he's got 39 knock outs to his career. If not careful. Insane Mosley knocked you out. Well I wood and an up and myself yet back because the fight is not done yet so. We had to move. -- kind of following his son. Is that is -- Patterson. And made -- for that though we moving that studying assessed. Not into any time. Manny you said just today go Wednesday in the final -- press conference. That there's no trash talking this is actually a good fight in a good way to lead up to a big -- especially for the kids why no trash talking. You know. Why we me. We do but I stoke and just to promote the fight you know we controlled the fight without class field and it's hey this is a good a good example of cool boxing's. And to the fans and for the fight terrorists and now. I mean why you hate somebody. Hit jump on and it would just doing our job these out these signs that Damon about seeing him we really don't think people than just going on Devin doing nothing personal. Nothing personal which is hard to say in this sport of boxing one man against another man. In the ring Manny what does -- fight and win mean to you and what does it accomplice. And and Manny Pacquiao -- career especially a back in your native Philippines. This is. Very important fight for me and because I have doing that this fight because. This is send me I have a lot of cleaning -- congressmen. Going to watch this fight and you know I don't believe he sent carrying too -- guess there's just the what the fired and they speaking. They -- some time. And we know that it was that ten years ago the two major Vegas debut on the undercard of an Oscar De La Hoya fight. Ten years later did you ever think that you be this big in the sport of boxing in the face of boxing. You know I may say I can believe that I never imagined that I can be like this. Since. When when they start fighting him invade us and suits to last an awesome run. It amaze am amazed and you know I just pray and we need guys do not face impassive look. That things have worked out very well for you Manny at 32 years old how long team and can you look keep up this pace and how many more feisty you predict in your future. -- It's hard to say now about. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- You know -- way that you feeling you felt something about it. Just like a final line Manny you keep getting better with time he got a lot of fancier and he's Filipino contingent here in the Bay Area what he sit in the stands on the eve. Of this big fights the Bay Area fans that are behind -- that yeah. And Fresno and I think everybody thought the fans especially in San Francisco. Particularly associates -- apart and I know that you going to watch them do this don't miss it to fight than Saturday's going to be a good fight. Indulge me feel that you know. When I mean -- I mean Saddam lap time up annoying not to put it I know about class I think that my televised I think -- -- A man and a look -- up and believe that something special for the Bears fans who look for the translation one last question for you Manny. I know that you are a huge karaoke fan. You like to sing karaoke. What's your favorite song -- and can you give us a little taste of what songs. To be karaoke song what's good what's your favorite karaoke song when you go out and sing karaoke. All different. I love assaults. I do whatever he can pick out okay. Is in that I can thing. You need us. The. It's the -- they going to lose since whom I still me. Well above the journal can this the. Fantastic that it hit a bad domestic. We're appreciated them inside your to a record deal right after this. And ahead think you -- -- been appreciated.