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Tim Bradley’s trainer Joel Diaz favors Mayweather’s defense and accuracy over Pacquiao’s speed and power

Floyd Mayweather landing vs. Marcos Maidana this past September (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)


By Chris Robinson

Having led his star fighter, two-division titlist Tim Bradley, into battle against Manny Pacquiao twice in a two-year period, trainer Joel Diaz knows all too well of the abilities of the Filipino icon.

Pacquiao has no bigger option on the table other than a dream fight with Floyd Mayweather. The talk surrounding the matchup, one that has been discussed for the past five years, is very high again yet Diaz is unsure what to think of all the discussion.
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Trainer Joel Diaz ponders Tim Bradley’s future and reveals which fighters may be next for ‘Desert Storm’

Tim Bradley and Diego Chaves following their match in Las Vegas last month (Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

Following his 12-round split-draw with Argentina’s Diego Chaves on Dec. 13, former two-division titlist Tim Bradley still stands as one of the game’s most talented and marketable attractions heading into the New Year.

After all, the Chaves fight was widely-viewed as a Bradley victory despite the officials scorecards reading otherwise. Speaking with Bradley’s trainer Joel Diaz, he didn’t seem to set back with the official verdict.
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Joel Diaz to give Manny Pacquiao full credit if he finds a way to knock out Tim Bradley

Joel Diaz speaking at the final Manny Pacquaio vs. Tim Bradley press conference in Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Robinson – www.HustleBoss.com)


By Chris Robinson

As with any high-profile prize fight, there are several storylines and subplots surrounding this weekend’s Manny Pacquiao vs. Tim Bradley rematch at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

All one has to do is take a look back as the first Pacquiao-Bradley match to get a sense of how high the emotions have been.

In June of 2012, Bradley handed Pacquiao his first defeat in seven years when he won a highly-controversial split-decision verdict over the Filipino icon.
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Joel Diaz woud rather see Floyd Mayweather rematch MIguel Cotto than face Amir Khan

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HustleBoss.com’s Chris Robinson speaks with trainer Joel Diaz about the possiblity of Floyd Mayweather facing either Amir Khan or Marcos Maidana in his next fight. In this clip, Diaz reveals that a rematch with Miguel Cotto is the better choice.

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