Pacquiao-Diaz quotables


Pacquiao-Diaz quotables

PRESS RELEASE: WBC super featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao and WBC lightweight titlist David Diaz will battle for Diaz's belt.  Pacquiao is attempting to become the first Asian to win four sanctioning body titles in as many different divisions.  Promoted by Top Rank, in association with MP Promotions, Pacquiao vs. Diaz will take place Saturday, June 28, at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas , Nevada.   The 12-round bout will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View, beginning at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.

Jim Strickland – Manager/Co-trainer Diaz:


“We were brought around the country from coast to coast promoting this fight. There’s been enough talk. On Saturday night, all the talk will take place in the ring.”


Freddie Roach – Trainer Pacquiao


“We had a great training camp. David’s a world champion and an Olympian, that doesn’t happen by accident. We’re ready for him and it will be a great fight on Saturday night.”


David Diaz – WBC Lightweight Champion


“I want to give this fight to Mexico . Manny has been beating up on my country men and now I want to win this for them.”


“I want to win this for my dad. My dad is my life and is Mexico and I love him.”


Manny Pacquiao – Three division world champion


“This is going to be a great fight. I’ve trained hard and want to put on a great show for the fans.”


“I want to dedicate this fight to all my people who are victims in the Philippines . I will do my best for all of the Philippines .”