7 months The life of Manny Pacquiao while in training Manilatimes |Sports
EDDIE G. ALINEALOS ANGELES: When WBA regular welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and his team left Manila middle of this month, members of his training group had a consensus that they will be needing no less than three weeks to whip the eight-division belt-owner ready to battle fellow 147-pound titlist Keith Thurman. That was despite chief trainer Buboy Fernandez’s and strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune’s assessments that the 40-year-old was, at that time, 70 to 80 per cent prepared to move into the most crucial and rigid phase of the preparedness program they, along with Pacquiao himself and assistant ... more