Mike Tyson warns Spence Jr that Pacquiao’s movement "f***s everybody up"

Mike Tyson has claimed you can never rule Manny Pacquiao out of any fight, ahead of the Filipino’s welterweight clash against rising star Errol Spence Jr, set for August 21.

Spence Jr, currently one of the best pound-for-pound boxers in the world, is set to enter the welterweight title fight as a heavy favourite following his impressive win over Danny Garcia last year.

However, while Pacquiao is likely past the peak of his powers at 42-years-old, heavyweight legend Mike Tyson has warned Spence Jr to be careful against the Pac-Man.

“It's going to be a good fight. You can't rule out Pacquiao because he beat [Keith] Thurman,” Tyson claimed.

“I think Pacquiao, he beat Keith Thurman. Pac can move and s***, and that can mess you up, that's what f***s everybody up, he's all over the place.”

Pacquiao last fought in 2019 when he faced Keith Thurman for the latter’s WBA title.

While the undefeated Thurman was largely expected to win, he was defeated via split decision, and Pacquiao, 19 years since his professional debut, was a world champion once more.

Spence, 11 years younger than Pacquiao, has victories over the likes of Kell Brook, Mikey Garcia, and Shawn Porter and currently holds the WBC and IBF welterweight titles. He will enter the bout as the overwhelming favourite.

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Spence fought most recently in December last year when he defeated Danny Garcia via unanimous decision. The bout came a year after he was involved in a single-vehicle car accident which sent the New York native into intensive care.

Shockingly, he suffered no broken bones in the accident but was charged for driving under the influence.

While fans were concerned about how Spence would appear on his return to the boxing ring, the Truth didn’t put a foot wrong on his way to victory via unanimous decision.

Now, the American is ready to box on the biggest stage of his career to date, against the only eight-weight world champion to ever exist, Pacquiao.

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