PACQUIAO TO START SPARRING TODAY
By Peter Maniatis
Sat, 20 May 2017
11 times World champion Manny Pacquiao will begin sparring today Saturday at the Elorde Gym at Mall of Asia in Pasay City for his fight with Jeff Horn of Australia on July 2nd in Brisbane.
The sparring partner will be welterweight Sonny Katiandagho from Cebu who stands at 5 feet 8 inches nicknamed 'Pinoy Hearns'. Katiandago has a 11-2 win-loss record who recently fought Darragh Foley in Australia. Another sparring partner will also be available for Saturday.
It was learned that Katiandagho has the same style as Jeff Horn and is of the same build and is a perfect partner to start sparring for Pacquiao.
Manny trained Thursday at the Elorde MOA Gym for 4 hours doing mitt work, plyometrics, speed ball, floor to ceiling ball and sit ups and he also ran road work at 8:30 in the morning.
When I asked Senator Manny how fit he was now out of 100% he said, “At the moment I am at only 60%.”
The author with Pacquiao.
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