Philippines, 26 Jun 2016
  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  


Lawson steps in as Pacquiao’s sparmate


PhilBoxing.com


Manny Pacquiao won’t be losing time after all in his preparation for his upcoming fight with Brandon Rios with the arrival in Manila of Ghanaian welterweight Fredrick “Sugar Ray” Lawson to fill up the slack in the sparring portion of the Filipino’s training.

The young, Lawson, who only last July 20 won the International Boxing Federation (IBF) International welterweight title belt, set foot at the Manila International Airport last Sunday to make up for non-arrival Korean Min Woon-Kim, who did not show up to join Pacquiao’s camp as scheduled Wednesday last week.


Lawson, a Beijing Olympian as member of his country’s “Black Bombers” boxing team and Pacquiao start dancing atop the ring tomorrow at the MP Tower Gym in Sampaloc in Manila.

With an impressive unbeaten record in 21 fights, Lawson is believed to be what the doctor prescribed for the job at least momentarily before chief trainer Freddie Roach flies late this week of early next week.

Lawson is actually being recruited by the Pacman’s business manager Michael Koncz to join the MP stable and his coming could be a positive sign that he, eventually, be signing up to fight under Pacquiao’s promotional company.

“I’m honoured and happy to be chosen as Pacquiao’s sparring partner,” Lawson said upon his arrival. “I believe I can help him in his preparations and, at the same time, learn a lot from him in pursuing my boxing career.”

Koncz himself, in an interview last week at the Pacman Wild Card Gym in General Santos City, expressed high hopes that Lawson’s youth and impressive records, can do a lot in Pacquiao’s preparation.

Pacquiao, who is in Manila to honour a social commitment, actually began sparring last Thursday against local welterweight Marlo Alta in a three-round skirmish at Wild Card before flying to Manila where he has been staying since Saturday.


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


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • WNBA -- LA Sparks end Lynx unbeaten run
    By Daniel Quindao Guden, Sun, 26 Jun 2016
  • LEAGUE OF FISTS II: SATURDAY NIGHT TKO’S
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sun, 26 Jun 2016
  • ALL SET FOR BRAWL AT THE MALL: THE NEXT GENERATION
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sun, 26 Jun 2016
  • Weights from General Santos City, Philippines
    By , Sat, 25 Jun 2016
  • “Gringo” Jerusalem takes on WBC International light flyweight champ Jonathan Refugio on IDOL 2
    By , Sat, 25 Jun 2016
  • TACONING APOLOGIZES TO MEXICAN FANS OVER HIS PLAN TO GRAB THE WBC LT FLYWEIGHT BELT FROM CHAMP GANIGAN LOPEZ
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 25 Jun 2016
  • PINOY PRIDE 37: ALBERT AND JASON PAGARA ON BAY AREA MALL TOUR
    By , Sat, 25 Jun 2016
  • CRIS ALFANTE LOSES IN EIGHT ROUND SLUGFEST WITH UNBEATEN ANDREW MOLONEY
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 25 Jun 2016
  • FRANCISCO VARGAS HONORED WITH THE BWAA MUHAMMAD ALI-JOE FRAZIER FIGHT OF THE YEAR AWARD
    By , Sat, 25 Jun 2016
  • IDOL 2 BOXERS WORK OUT AT J CENTER MALL (PHOTOS)
    By Dong Secuya, Sat, 25 Jun 2016
  • CANELO ALVAREZ AND LIAM SMITH TO BATTLE FOR THE WBO JUNIOR MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
    By , Sat, 25 Jun 2016
  • NIGHT OF KO’S IN NANNING
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 25 Jun 2016
  • ANTHONY JOSHUA vs. DOMINIC BREAZEALE OFFICIAL WEIGHTS FOR HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP THIS SATURDAY LIVE ON SHOWTIME®
    By , Sat, 25 Jun 2016
  • King's Promotions lightweight Mykal Fox battles veteran Jose Valderrama on Tuesday night at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center
    By , Sat, 25 Jun 2016
  • Odds suggest Anthony Joshua v Dominic Breazeale will be an explosive encounter
    By , Fri, 24 Jun 2016
  • IDOL 2: Santisima to face Indonesian Champion Bajawa
    By , Fri, 24 Jun 2016
  • JULY 1 LA FIGHT CLUB MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES
    By , Fri, 24 Jun 2016
  • Baranchyk-Sesma to meet in battle of unbeatens Saturday in Miami, OK
    By , Fri, 24 Jun 2016
  • ANTHONY JOSHUA vs. DOMINIC BREAZEALE FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
    By , Fri, 24 Jun 2016
  • SILVANO EYES CAREER REJUVENATION IN PALICTE REMATCH
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Fri, 24 Jun 2016
  • Prince Albert confident of a win
    By , Fri, 24 Jun 2016
  • ANTHONY OGOGO TARGETS BIG NAMES AS HE VOWS TO STOP FRANE RADNIC ON SATURDAY, JUNE 25
    By , Fri, 24 Jun 2016
  • Major statement made by Undefeated Demetrius "Boo Boo" Andrade
    By , Fri, 24 Jun 2016
  • FREDDIE ROACH THINKS PRINCE ALBERT PAGARA MAY BE A FUTURE WORLD CHAMPION
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 23 Jun 2016


  •  




     
    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
    © 2016 philboxing.com.