Philippines, 23 May 2017
  Home >> News

 
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




 
News  


WARNING TO JEFF HORN


PhilBoxing.com




This might as well serve as warning to Jeff Horn, who will be challenging Manny Pacquiao for the latter’s World Boxing Organization welterweight title on July 2 at the Suncorp Arena in Brisbane.

When the Philippines boxing pride Manny Pacquiao beat Antonio Margarito to pulps on November 13, 2010 to crown himself the World Boxing Council super-welterweight champion, he gave up at least three inches in height and six inches in reach.

Pacquiao, who then had just won the World Boxing Organization welterweight championship at the expense of Miguel Cotto a year earlier and then had successfully defended the same seven months to the Margarito bout on March 3, 2010, barely made the weight limit of 154 pounds during weigh-in on the evn of he fight.

On fight night, Margarito, then the former World Boxing Association, WBO and International Boxing Federation 147-pound titlist, weighed 160 pounds, 12 pounds heavier than Pacquiao, yet the Filipino outworked him by connecting 411 eleven power punches of the 713 thrown as against 135 of his opponent.

The Pacman actually landed a total 474 shots, which went into the books as the 8th all-time in title fights.

Meaning, according to Pacquiao’s childhood friend and assistant trainer Buboy Fernandez, that size, at least in his ward’s case, does not always win fights.

“Truth is, we love fighting bigger opponents than Manny’ size,” Buboy told Spin.ph during a lull in training last week at the Elorde Gym in Pasay City. “Those who are saying Manny will find it hard beating Horn because of size difference, we don’ believe in that. No, not that over-confident kami. Haven’t you noticed, lahat ng nakalaban ni Manny mula nang umakyat siya ng timbang sa welterweight, mas malalaki sa kanya,” Buboy reasoned out.

“Except, of course (Juan Manuel) Marquez. At lahat tinalo ni Manny,” he added in reference to ring legend Oscar DeLa Hoya, Ricky Hatton, Joshua Clottey, Shane Mosley, Timothy, Brandon Rios, Chris Algieri and Jessie Vargas, among others, all of whom the three-time boxer of the year disposed off one-after another the past seven year of his career.

“Mas malaki ang kalaban ni Manny, mas at home siya. Una, mas madaling patamaan. Kahit saan suntukin, tiyak tatamaan,” he said rather kiddingly.

“Margarito is the tallest Manny had faced a 5-feet-11 and he beat him to pulps. Yung iba, like De La Hoya, Hatton, etc, Konti lang ang taas, pero bugbog din. Si Hatton, tulog dalawang round lang,“ he recalled.

Against Olymic gold medalist DeLa Hoya, Buboy recalled, the former Sarangani Congressman now Senator threw 333 power punches, hitting his target 195 times as he in fact forced he Mexican-Amercan o surrender after eight rounds, in the process inducinghim to retire, too, o his stool.

Buboy said Pacquiao’s training is always geared on speed which he has in abundance, adding that even his boss’ punching power is derived from his quickness in both his feet and fists.

“Manny’s power in his punches nanggagaling sa bilis. Manny is of a rare kind of fighter. Yung ibang boxer, mabilis lang, yung iba, malakas lang. Si Manny, mabilis na, malakas pa,” he pointed out.

“Yung bato o semento, kahit gaano katigas, natutunaw sa malimit na patak ng ulan. Yun ang ginagawa namin sa kalaban na mas malaki, mas mataas at matigas. Inuulan namin ng suntok hanggang sa matunaw gaya ng bato o semento,” Buboy said philosophically.

“Kaya if Horn’s camp believe lamang sila, they have to tink again,“ Bboy warned.


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Eddie Alinea.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • NBA PLAOYFFS -- Celtics stun Cavs with Game 3 steal, 111-108
    By Andrew Schroeder, Tue, 23 May 2017
  • Ruben Villa remains undefeated with 5th round stoppage in Ontario, California
    By , Tue, 23 May 2017
  • Sampson Lewkowicz Congratulates David Benavidez for Sensational KO of Porky Medina
    By , Tue, 23 May 2017
  • Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor Finally Face Off ... As Wood Statues (PHOTO GALLERY)
    By , Tue, 23 May 2017
  • DIBELLA ENTERTAINMENT'S BROADWAY BOXING RETURNS TO FOXWOODS
    By , Tue, 23 May 2017
  • Super Channel to air Mega-Fight KELL BROOK vs. ERROL SPENCE, JR. May 27 from United Kingdom
    By , Tue, 23 May 2017
  • PACQUIAO STARTS TRAINING WITH ROACH
    By Peter Maniatis, Mon, 22 May 2017
  • Viktor Nemkov defeats Ronny Markes
    By , Mon, 22 May 2017
  • The Rock's Agent Working with UFC Champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk
    By , Mon, 22 May 2017
  • POMAR BROTHERS FEATURED IN TALISAY CITY AMATEUR BOXING
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Mon, 22 May 2017
  • MELINDO DROPS YAEGASHI 3 TIMES EN ROUTE TO FIRST ROUND STOPPAGE; UNIFIES IBF JR FLYWEIGHT BELT (PHOTOS / VIDEO)
    By Dong Secuya, Sun, 21 May 2017
  • TODAY: 3 locations, 2 networks, 1 incredible day of boxing action!
    By , Sun, 21 May 2017
  • PACQUIAO SPARS FOUR ROUNDS
    By Peter Maniatis, Sat, 20 May 2017
  • PETALCORIN: "I HOPE THE YAEGASHI-MELINDO WINNER HAS BALLS TO FIGHT ME"
    By , Sat, 20 May 2017
  • WITH ROACH'S ARRIVAL, PACQUIAO'S TRAINING WILL GO INTO HIGH GEAR STARTING MONDAY
    By Eddie Alinea of Spin.ph, Sat, 20 May 2017
  • YAEGASHI, MELINDO MAKE WEIGHT
    By , Sat, 20 May 2017
  • WEIGHTS FROM NEW YORK: CRAWFORD - 139.2 LBS., DIAZ - 139.4 LBS.
    By , Sat, 20 May 2017
  • ONE IN A MILLION: CANELO CEMENTS STATUS AS TOP DRAW IN BOXING AS PAY-PER-VIEW NUMBERS FROM MAY 6 FIGHT SET TO ECLIPSE SEVEN FIGURES
    By , Sat, 20 May 2017
  • UFC's Stipe Miocic Fighting for Romper Acceptance, 'Everyone Should Wear One' (VIDEO)
    By , Sat, 20 May 2017
  • PACQUIAO TO START SPARRING TODAY
    By Peter Maniatis, Sat, 20 May 2017
  • GUILLERMO RIGONDEAUX & LUIS ARIAS MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES
    By , Sat, 20 May 2017
  • King's Promotions card featuring Carlos Rosario against Josh Davis to air LIVE TONIGHT on Eleven Sports
    By , Sat, 20 May 2017
  • Undefeated prospect Marrero hires Galante as manager
    By , Sat, 20 May 2017
  • Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Pac vs. Horn Tickets on Fire, IB MMA Show at Celebrity & More
    By Don Smith, Fri, 19 May 2017


  •  




     
    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
    © 2017 philboxing.com.