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Top Rank Promoter, Bob Arum, has a stern message for his superstar boxer Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, his message is simple — train hard because Margarito is coming to fight. “He better step up his training,” Arum said after watching Pacquiao’s sparring session on Saturday.“Because this guy (Margarito) poses very, very unique dangers for Manny,” Arum [...]
By Mark F. Villanueva The truth hurts so much more than a Pacquiao cross. A perfectly timed punch delivered with the exact amount of speed and power may knock you out cold as it did the pride of Hyde Ricky Hatton in Vegas twice but the truth is something else. It digs deeper into your [...]
By Don Donatello Wait, wait, I have to stop laughing first before I go on. Whew! Ok! Did I hear Roach say that Antonio Margarito will not make it pass the 8th round? Yeah, I know that Roach has been predicting Manny Pacquiao’s fights quite on point, but this time he is playing with Margarito. [...]
Boxing trainer Freddie Roach is featured in the October issue of Playboy (on newsstands now). The feature—The Unstompable Roach—talks about how Roach grew up among a family of fighters (including his mother, who was New England’s first female boxing judge) and went on to become a fighter. Says Roach of his childhood: “Tough household…She broke [...]
UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre is on a 3-day trip in the Philippines to promote the Ultimate Fighting Championship. While in Manila, the Canadian fighter wasted no time when he got the opportunity to meet the best boxer in the world, Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, who is also UFC President Dana White’s favorite boxer to watch. [...]
Manny Pacquiao is deep in training for his Nov. 13 fight with Antonio Margarito and the last thing on his mind is Floyd Mayweather Jr., but the same cannot be said of Mayweather because it seems like he cannot stop talking about the humble Filipino boxing congressman. With all the trouble Floyd Mayweather is in, [...]