Manny Pacquiao desperately needs this fight to fix legacy

'Pacquiao wants Mayweather rematch'

And when he shapes up to Manny Pacquiao at Suncorp Stadium tomorrow she will be shouting her head off, willing him on in his quest to become world champion.

Horn, who represented his home nation at the 2012 Olympics in London, had the biggest opportunity of his young career last December in New Zealand. Prior to that, Pacquiao dominated Tim Bradley.

Pacquiao (59-6-2) had the last of his 38 knockout wins in 2009, but he said he's been working harder in preparation for this fight than he has in years.

"We've both been on the same accelerated path and I feel like it's his time".

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"When I fought him I was a massive underdog, as Jeff is. Depending on how he lost, I would probably encourage him to retire".

"I was able to put him away in the first round and shock the world because I have that power, whereas Jeff doesn't have that power". He will be making his first defence against Horn after a big-money fight with British boxer Amir Khan in the UAE fell through earlier this year.

Manny Pacquiao is seeking a dominant win over Australia's Jeff Horn to try and coax Floyd Mayweather Jr into a re-match, the Filipino's long-time trainer Freddie Roach has said.

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Experience, "is my advantage", Pacquiao said. Arum can stress that Pacquiao is a little smaller than the other title holders but has a bigger name and Crawford would gain more notoriety beating him than beating anyone else for a title at 147.

"I can't thank Brisbane and the rest of Australia enough for supporting me".

"If Jeff is going to win it has to be by knockout, " Bradley said.

Mayweather, 40, has been the talk of the boxing world this year - the two-time victor of The Ring magazine's Fighter of the Year award is set to go up against MMA superstar Conor McGregor at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena this August.

"You can sign up with a lot of promoters around the world but who knows what would happen?" said Parker, who will defend his title against Hughie Fury in Manchester on September 23.

Roach believes Pacquiao's boxing future depends on how the fight goes against Horn.

Philipino boxer Manny Paquiao surrounded by fans and supporters while training at South Bank, Brisbane.

"In the later stages of this fight we think it is going to Sunday, Bloody Sunday", Rushton promised. A good showing against Horn before millions watching on ESPN could be a start. I am really looking forward to get out there tomorrow and getting the job done.

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