Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Sports
  3. Fight Sports

Bradley and Pacquiao both say rematch has to end in knockout

See also

In the rematch to the most controversial fight since the turn of the new millennium, both Timothy Bradley and Manny Pacquiao agree on one thing, their April 12 fight must end with a knockout.

Recently, both fighters sat down with HBO's Max Kellerman in a pre-fight build up segment called Face Off. Kellerman, a former rapper and current boxing analyst, mediates as both fighters answer his questions as to how the rematch will unfold.

The intensity of the face off could be seen almost immediately as Kellerman was gauging Bradley's feelings as to how the first fight ended. Bradley immediately interrupted Kellerman, "8 to 4. I won that fight, 8-4."

With a look of astonishment on his face, Kellerman continues to question why Bradley feels he won the fight, especially by such a wide margin. "I won by outboxing him. He missed the majority of the punches he was throwing at me," Bradley added.

In one of the most telling moments of the HBO segment, Bradley looks Pacquiao in the eyes and tells him, "Manny, the only way you gone beat me Manny, you gotta knock me out."

Pacquiao's rebuttal, to Kellerman, not looking directly at Bradley, was, "He has to knock me out to win."

Watch the video above, courtesy of HBO Sports, and be sure to tune in April 12 to see one of the most anticipated rematches in boxing history.

Advertisement

Today's top buzz...

  • Weird Al
    'Weird Al' Yankovic gains his first number one album with 'Mandatory Fun'
    Music Buzz
  • LeBron James
    Frank Caliendo channels Morgan Freeman when reading LeBron James' letter
    Video
    NBA Buzz
  • NFL jerseys
    New York Giants and Jets fail to breach NFL's top 25 in jersey sales
    NFL Buzz
  • Slash
    Slash and The Conspirators crush it at Hard Rock, AP Awards
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • Monks of Mellonwah
    Exclusive interview: Monks of Mellonwah talk music, touring and more
    Camera
    9 Photos
  • Bad Company
    Bad Company and Lynyrd Skynyrd deliver a double dose of hits at the Blossom Music Center
    Camera
    20 Photos

Related Videos:

  • February 28, 2014, Carlos Carlson wins WBC Latino title
    <iframe width="600" height="337" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/VtNVVPD3xgo?VQ=HD720&amp;allowfullscreen=true&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>
  • Rather than mentioning Gennady Golovkin, Andre Ward should finally fight
    <div class="video-info" data-id="517942199" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=517942199&autoStart=true"></div>
  • TMB Entertainment - "Battle at the Ballpark" official press conference 1PM Monday July 28th at Wolff Stadium
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/7BySnIqzus4?VQ=HD720&amp;allowfullscreen=true&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>