Manny Pacquiao The Rock Star

By Vivek Wallace

“We’re trying to make Manny that rock star”…”There’s no fighter as quick as me”…”you will be thinking about retiring when I am done with you”…all recent comments made by some of the biggest names in the sport. Looking back at this week’s key quotes of note, Boxing Scribe Vivek Wallace offers his own unique perspective, giving fight fans “a little something to think about”. Check it out!

“We felt there was an advantage for the fact that CBS has an audience base of over 100 Million [viewers]. We feel it’s worth a chance and worth the change, because we’re trying to make Manny that rock star……that crossover star. In order to do that, we need to get him exposure outside of the hardcore boxing fan.” – Michael Koncz on Manny Pacquiao coming to Showtime/CBS

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