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Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri: Round-by-round updates
Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri: Round-by-round updates

The fight between Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri in Macao is more about the future than it is about the present. Algieri is a 9-1 underdog and Pacquiao clearly has a home-continent advantage. It’s clear that a good performance by the Philippine legislator could set up the dream bout next year with Floyd Mayweather. But in the world of boxing a bad performance by Pacquiao might be even a better indicator that a bout with Mayweather is in the offing. After all, fighting Pacquiao when he’s in decline is an even better proposition for Mayweather. Pacquiao hasn’t knocked out an opponent since Miguel Cotto in 2009. That’s five years. Pacquiao needs a statement fight...

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