Philippines, 30 Mar 2015
  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  


PACQUIAO ENJOYS GOING BACK TO TRAINING


PhilBoxing.com




GENERAL SANTOS CITY (PNA) – Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao is moving on from what appeared to be a career-ending knockout defeat to Juan Manuel Marquez nearly a year ago and looks ready to recapture his place in the elite list of sweet science’s biggest stars.

“Oo naman,” Pacquiao himself assured Monday in an interview with this writer after undergoing a tough, grueling three-hour workout at his newly-built Wild Card Gym located at the heart of this bursting city where his team pitched his training camp for his fight with Brandon Rios next month.

“It’s the same feeling as before, nakita mo naman ang ensayo ko today. Inspired na inspired ako at very excited na bumalik muli sa ring, “Pacquiao, who will turn 35 this coming December said, in reference to his 25-round training session that included 13 rounds of doing the mitts with bosom friend and assistant trainer Buboy Fernandez.

The mitts portion of the regimen was originally scheduled for nine rounds but Pacquiao asked for more.

“Kilala mo na naman si Manny, ganyan talaga yan kapag ginanahan sa ensayo hindi mapipigilan,” Buboy who finished the session sweating profusely and looked more tired than Pacquiao, sighed.

Two rounds punching the double end ball, another three rounds on the speed ball plus five more rounds on the rope and on the mat rounded out the day’s work with other coaching staff members Nonoy Neri and Buboy’s brother Roger “Haplas.”

Monday’s training session was also highlighted by nine rounds of early morning roadwork at the Acharon Sports Complex oval.

“Yeah, he has moved on and soon will be on the way to becoming a one of the best again,” Pacquiao’s business manager Michael Koncz declared on the day Pacquiao actually opened what is scheduled a 10-week build up program leading to his come back fight with American Rios for the international welterweight championship this November in the Chinese gambling paradise Macau.

“Recovering is an understatement. There’s nothing to recover in the first place,” Koncz said. “To say that Manny had recovered from the enigma of his sixth round knockout to Marquez is wrong. To me, Manny fought his best fight in that fourth meeting with Marquez.“

“It was just that we committed a grave mistake and paid dearly for it,” he said. “But the fear that Manny suffered psychological and mental effect from the fall, is unfounded. He underwent and MRI in Las “Vegas right after the fight and was pronounced out of danger by doctors.”

“We also had him examined by the best specialists here in the country and all, likewise, declared him safe,” Koncz assured. “We’ve continuously been monitoring his condition and I can safely say that he’s okay and ready to fight again.”

Buboy shared Koncz view saying, “wala na yun. Past is past and Manny has been leading a normal life a few weeks after that defeat. Siyempre noong una malungkot, masakit dahil talo. But that is expected in a game of boxing. Nananalo at natatalo. It’s too bad dumating ang pagkakataong natalo.”

Pacquiao, Buboy, Haplas and Nonoy all said the long 10-week training camp that will include one week in Macau, is the ring icon’s longest since moving to flyweight from junior-fly in the beginning of his 18-year fighting career.


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


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • PETALCORIN DEFENDS TITLE AGAINST MA YI MING OF CHINA ON APRIL 24 IN BEIJING
    By , Mon, 30 Mar 2015
  • PACQUIAO UNITES COMPETING TV NETWORKS
    By Eddie Alinea, Sun, 29 Mar 2015
  • FIGHTING WITH ONE EYE, ASENJO STOPPED IN 3RD
    By Manny Piñol, Sun, 29 Mar 2015
  • Estrada continues dominance over Pinoy fighters with successful defense of flyweight belts versus Asenjo
    By Rich Mazon , Sun, 29 Mar 2015
  • PACQUIAO WILDCARD GYM PHOTOS
    By , Sun, 29 Mar 2015
  • ASENJO LOSES TO ESTRADA BY 3RD ROUND TKO
    By Dong Secuya, Sun, 29 Mar 2015
  • Highland Promotions presents a free boxing event in Makati City tonight
    By Rich Mazon , Sun, 29 Mar 2015
  • DEMOLITION DAY LIVES UP TO ITS BILLING AS NIETES, DONAIRE AND PAGARA DESTROY THEIR OPPONENTS
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sun, 29 Mar 2015
  • ROACH: "IN THREE WEEKS PACQUIAO WILL BE READY TO KILL ANYONE WHO CROSSES HIS PATH"
    By Eddie Alinea, Sun, 29 Mar 2015
  • Hayashi Hopes Mayweather and Pacquiao Live Up to "Fight of Century" Expectations
    By Winchell Campos, Sun, 29 Mar 2015
  • The Revival of ‘Razor’ Ruddock
    By Socrates Celestial, Sun, 29 Mar 2015
  • INSIDE SPORTS: THE TRIUMPH OF A COMMON CAUSE
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sun, 29 Mar 2015
  • PINOY PRIDE XXX: NIETES EXTENDS HIS REIGN
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sun, 29 Mar 2015
  • PINOY PRIDE XXX: DONAIRE PUMMELS PRADO
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sun, 29 Mar 2015
  • PINOY PRIDE 30: PAGARA AND AKAHO STOP FOES
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sun, 29 Mar 2015
  • NBA -- Nets snap Cavs' four-game win streak
    By Vadim Atbashyan, Sun, 29 Mar 2015
  • CREEPING FEAR IN MAYWEATHER’S EYES…
    By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Sat, 28 Mar 2015
  • Li’l things mean a lot in biggest fight
    By Recah Trinidad, Sat, 28 Mar 2015
  • OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: MANNY AND JINKEE'S LITTLE PRINCESS
    By Eddie Alinea, Sat, 28 Mar 2015
  • WEIGHTS FROM LAS VEGAS: GONZALEZ - 125 LBS., RUSSELL - 125.8 LBS.
    By , Sat, 28 Mar 2015
  • SHOWTIME Sports Announces INSIDE MAYWEATHER vs. PACQUIAO Four-Part Series
    By , Sat, 28 Mar 2015
  • Batalla en la Zamna: ESTRADA 112; ASENJO 111 IN MERIDA WEIGH-IN TODAY
    By , Sat, 28 Mar 2015
  • Matthysse - Provodnikov near sell out; Turning Stone Resort Casino releasing final block of tickets
    By , Sat, 28 Mar 2015
  • Kell Brook, Jo Jo Dan Make Weight For Title Fight On Showtime
    By , Sat, 28 Mar 2015


  •  




     
    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
    © 2015 philboxing.com.