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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Rob Gronkowski Youth Jersey . -- Manny Pacquiao will be coming off the longest layoff of his incredible career when he steps back into the ring in Macau in November. Itll also be two years since the former pound-for-pound champions last victory. Theres no reason to worry about any of those ominous signs, according to the genial Filipino congressman. His bout with Brandon Rios will just be the start of his comeback, not a retirement party. "I want to prove that I can still fight, and my boxing career is not done yet," Pacquiao said Thursday in a ballroom jam-packed with international media at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KOs) was his usual serene, joking self in his last public appearance in North America before heading back to the Philippines, where hell start training camp in October. Pacquiao is training with Freddie Roach for only six weeks, not the usual eight, because Roach doesnt want to burn out his fighter. And for the first time in the 34-year-old Pacquiaos career, thats a legitimate concern. The eight-division champion is coming off losses to Timothy Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez, followed by roughly 11 months of inactivity. "I have confidence in my ability," Pacquiao said. "If you really look at my last fight, my conditioning, my killer instinct was still there. Everything was happening until that punch." Indeed, while Pacquiaos loss to Bradley has been widely lampooned as a poor judging decision, his one-punch knockout loss to Marquez was much more persuasive. Seeing Pacquiao facedown and motionless on the Las Vegas canvas was sobering, but Roach remains publicly confident Marquezs devastating punch is a hazard of their profession. "Manny is a realist," Roach said. "If you dont think you can get knocked out in this sport, you picked the wrong sport. He knows it can happen. It happened twice before I met Manny Pacquiao. He showed me those tapes. He wasnt embarrassed by it. He knows its part of life in boxing. Thats why he deals with it so well. It doesnt bother him." Although Pacquiao is unshakably confident, Roach acknowledges hell have to discuss retirement with Pacquiao if the brawling Rios (31-1-1, 22 KOs) pulls an upset at the Venetian casino, the worlds newest boxing hotbed after a series of fight cards in its arena this year. "Ill even go so far as to say if I see flaws in training camp, Ill tell Manny, Its over," Roach said. "The thing is, until we get there, we really dont know. We cant really guess. If he doesnt respond to training camp, my No. 1 priority is to take care of my fighter, no matter what." Pacquiao also will train without longtime strength coach Alex Ariza, who was recently fired by Roach. Despite the upheaval in camp and his typically chaotic personal life, Pacquiao seems confident he can focus on the fight long enough to take care of Rios and his ferocious, defence-deficient style. "I didnt choose an easy opponent," Pacquiao said. "I didnt choose a tuneup fight. I chose to fight a good fighter. ... I love to fight. I love to throw a lot of punches. I have to make sure Im in 100 per cent condition and the killer instinct is still there." Rios dispensed his usual happy-go-lucky, profane personality to the Beverly Hills gathering, jokingly holding up his nameplate while posing for photos with Pacquiao and Zou Shiming, the Chinese Olympic gold medallist who will fight on the undercard. While Rios is among the sports most likable guys, Roach is more interested in the challengers crowd-pleasing style. "He comes to fight. He wants to exchange," Roach said. "I think its a fight that hell make us look great in. Hes the perfect style for Manny Pacquiao." After crossing the globe on a promotional tour that included stops in China, Singapore and the U.S., Rios is happy to be home. Pacquiao will check in at Roachs Wild Card gym only briefly before heading home, where hell get to work on revitalizing his career. "Its really important to win this fight," Pacquiao said. "Not just win, but to win convincingly, either knockout or decision, as long as the fans are satisfied." Sony Michel Jersey . According the Toronto Star, a knee injury will keep Sundin out of the lineup, which includes former teammates Gary Roberts, Darcy Tucker, Tie Domi and Curtis Joseph. Rob Gronkowski Patriots Jersey . Galatasaray said in a statement on its website Monday that Mancini signed a three-year contract and will be paid 3.5 million euros for the upcoming season, with his salary upped to 4. http://www.shoptheofficialpatriots.com/ ... ts-Jersey/ . 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