Roach previews Pacquiao’s big fight

Manny Pacquiao’s trainer, Freddie Roach, talked with FOXSports.com each week leading up to Pacquiao’s welterweight title fight Saturday with Joshua Clottey (on HBO pay-per-view).

This is the final in a four-part series. Part I | Part II | Part III

FOXSports.com:
What’s the plan for a few days before the fight

Roach:
We might work out just to maintain.

FOXSports.com: What’s the atmosphere in Texas compared to Vegas?

Roach: We came to the hotel. Everybody in town knows about the fight. It’s exactly the same. The buzz is really, really there.

FOXSports.com: Any concerns about fighting outdoors?

Roach: The stage is just right for Manny Pacquiao. He loves the big picture.

FOXSports.com:
What does Manny have to do to win Saturday?

Roach:
Box

FOXSports.com:
Are there any plans for Manny to test Clottey’s power like he did against Cotto?

Roach:
If he wants to test it, he will do that. We talked about it. No plans, but you never know.

FOXSports.com:
Manny’s been dominant his past few fights. Are there any concerns about making adjustments if the fight gets tough?

Roach: No. We’ll well prepared for whatever he brings. So we’ll make the right adjustments at the right time.

FOXSports.com:
Can we get a prediction?

Roach:
Yeah. We’ll win stop him before the 12th round is over. We’ll be the first person to stop Clottey.