Philippines, 12 Dec 2018
  Home >> News >> List of Articles >> Recah Trinidad

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        




 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
List of Articles by Recah Trinidad



When is Manny Pacquiao fighting?

By Recah Trinidad
PhilBoxing.com
23 Feb 2018



IF he’s indeed fighting on April 14, as offered by Bob Arum, shouldn’t Manny Pacquiao be back training by now, or hitting the road last week yet?

Top Rank announced it has scheduled a Pacquiao bout for April, side-by-side with the WBO welterweight championship between title defender Jeff Horn of Australia and the unbeaten Terence Crawford from Nebraska.

Pacquiao responded by saying he would be very delighted to clash with Argentine punching machine Lucas Matthysse, instead of the banged-up Mike Alvarado. Matthysse is reigning WBA welterweight champion.

**
Bob Arum cried no way: Pacquiao-Matthysse could happen, but not anytime soon.

So what is Pacquiao doing?

The other day, he was reported doing the political rounds, bringing help and hope to aggrieved countrymen. He also appeared deeply involved nursing and expanding the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL), his newest sports baby.

**

If Pacquiao would agree to fight in April, time would be of the essence. March is around the corner, and before we know it, Pacquiao would be left with only a month to work and be fit for a stellar performance.

Maybe he could afford to take it easy. In fact, Alvarado, a former world titlist who’s openly considered busted ring material, is being trumpeted as top prospect for Pacquiao’s first knockout victim since 2009.

Pacquiao could just cram and instantly declare readiness to do battle and go for a KO?

**

Fact is Bob Arum is himself uncertain about Pacquiao’s exact plan.

The best the Top Rank CEO could do was announce Pacquiao could fight a truly big fight by November, either against Vasyl Lomachenko or Crawford.

Of course, there are many experts and fans who wonder it Pacquiao has enough left in him to wage great battle.

The respected boxing critic and scholar Paul Magno has surmised Pacqiao is now the boxing equivalent of the fat Elvis Presley in Las Vegas.

“For all intents and purposes, Manny Pacquiao is now in the fat Elvis Presley period in Las Vegas. The question of whether Pacquiao is still among the elite welterweight in the world is up for debate. Instead, Team Pacquiao, guided by Bob Arum, has focused on Manny as a novelty icon—a draw to longtime loyalists and, if Arum gets his way, a piggyback ride for in-house up-and-coming-fighters,” Magno explains.


Back to Recah Trinidad's Articles Listing



Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • A pair of meetings Sunday ease tension between Bulls players and HC Boylen
    By Eddie Alinea, 12 Dec 2018
  • Pascua splits the point but Bersamina falters in 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships
    By Marlon Bernardino, 12 Dec 2018
  • GAB Ring Officials of Cebu and Central Visayas Hold Meaningful and Fun Christmas Party
    By Carlos Costa, 12 Dec 2018
  • The Past Week in Action 11 December 2018
    By Eric Armit, 12 Dec 2018
  • Canelo Alvarez & Rocky Fielding New York City Arrivals and Red Carpet for Saturdays Fight on DAZN
    By , 12 Dec 2018
  • Corpus Christi Workout Notes & Quotes: Zurdo and Hart Prepare for Super Middleweight Title Rematch
    By , 12 Dec 2018
  • JUSTIN FORTUNE: TOUGH BUT LOVABLE MAN YOU WANT TO BE IN YOUR COMPANY
    By Eddie Alinea, 12 Dec 2018
  • Oscar De La Hoya Says Canelo Alvarez Will Fight Triple G Again
    By , 12 Dec 2018
  • Casey Morton Looks to Capture WBO Asia Pacific Title in China This Saturday
    By , 12 Dec 2018
  • M-1 Challenge featherweight champion Nate "The Train" Landwehr predicts KO of Andrey Lezhnev in title match
    By , 12 Dec 2018
  • Undefeated Kalvin Henderson Establishes Himself as a Player in the Super Middleweight Division
    By , 12 Dec 2018
  • Carlos Ortiz Jr., New IBF Championships Committee Chairman
    By Carlos Costa, 12 Dec 2018
  • NBA -- Lakers prevail in James-Wade's "last dance"
    By Alvin Buensuceso, 12 Dec 2018
  • NBA -- Bulls fade late, lose to Kings, 108-89
    By Andrew Schroeder, 12 Dec 2018
  • 16 Cool Things that You'd Like to Learn about Top Rank Filipino Featherweight Genesis Servania
    By Carlos Costa, 12 Dec 2018
  • IBF World Champion ‘Manny’ Rodríguez will train in Cuba for Inoue Clash
    By , 12 Dec 2018
  • Bersamina, Pascua off to good starts in 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships
    By Marlon Bernardino, 11 Dec 2018
  • Lomachenko not invincible
    By Joaquin Henson, 11 Dec 2018
  • Alexander “The Great” Flores In New Zealand to challenge former world champion Joseph Parker this Saturday
    By , 11 Dec 2018
  • Andrey "Iron" Lezhnev prepared to take M-1 Challenge featherweight champion Nate "The Train" Landwehr's title belt
    By , 11 Dec 2018





  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2018 philboxing.com.