Throughout his two-week, 27.273-mile international media tour with Fighter of the Decade Congressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO, a lot of discussion centered on New York's undefeated WBO junior welterweight champion CHRIS ALGIERI'S belief in the power bracelets and pendants he wears outside the ring. Algieri believes they are a source of strength, energy and life improvement qualities.
At their final media tour press conference, which took place at the Liberty Theater in New York last Thursday, Team Pacquiao consulted with THE AMAZING KRESKIN, arguably the world's foremost mentalist, about Algieri's cosmic accessories. Here is what Kreskin had to say:
"Regarding all the talk about the bracelets and pendants that are being worn by Chris Algieri. Do I feel that they have any power? The answer is very simple -- YES! They can heal and they can increase tremendous energy to an athlete -- If the athlete believes in the power of a rock, gold piece, glass of water, marbles -- any of which have absolutely have no power at all. It becomes a matter of auto-suggestion.
"I was asked to use my "mental powers" to combat the power of these beads. However, there is no need to do that!
"If I am correctly reading the thoughts of Algieri, I will tell you what I am convinced is in his unconscious mind. What other reason would he have to look for mystical or occult special outside powers unless, as I believe…Algieri is convinced that Manny is a stronger and more powerful boxer than he is."