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Pacquiao May Just Be Greatest Fighter Ever

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About a minute into the second round of Saturday’s welterweight  megafight, Manny Pacquiao leaned against the ropes and let Miguel  Angel Cotto hit him. It went against everything he had been taught in his storied career, and his cornermen were furious.   Cotto is a concussive slugger from Puerto Rico, and a few of the blows hit Pacquiao, a cultural icon in Asia, square in the chin.  “Just testing his power,” Pacquiao would say later.

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