Philippines, 04 Jul 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  


JUSTIN FORTUNE CAN’T COME TO HELP PACQUIAO TRAIN


PhilBoxing.com



Fortune.
“Fighter of the Decade” Manny Pacquiao will have to prepare for his WBO International welterweight title against Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios in Macau on November 24 without his former strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune.

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told the Manila Standard that Fortune “definitely wants to come but he’s not coming because he’s having a real visa problem.”

Fortune is the holder of an Australian passport.

Arum said “it looks like he won’t come not because he doesn’t want to come or people don’t want him to come because Freddie Roach wants him to come, it's just the problem of adjusting his visa which is a little complicated.”

However, Arum said he couldn’t get into the details saying “just trust me.”

Pacquiao’s adviser Michael Koncz told us yesterday that Fortune had to attend to some business concerns and commitments because he owns a gym in Los Angeles and it isn’t easy to leave for several weeks but he expected Fortune to join the Pacquiao training camp the moment he attends to his schedule.

Apparently, that is not the case and as Arum pointed out Pacquiao will have to manage without his former strength and conditioning coach who was recalled to replace Alex Ariza who had been fired by Roach for apparently creating dissension within the training camp.

Arum also said the concerns about Pacquiao getting good sparring partners would be solved when Roach arrives in GenSan because he is bringing in some solid sparring partners.

Meantime, 2012 “Trainer of the Year” Robert Garcia told the Standard that Rios is “coming on great” and has been doing very well in sparring” at the Oxnard Gym on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Garcia said he is bringing in “two guys who are all southpaws.” He identified the sparring partners as light welterweights Kareem Martinez who has a record of 12-1 with 6 knockouts and Giovanni Santillan who is undefeated with 10 wins including 6 knockouts.

At the same time Garcia said strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza’s work was “beautiful, very very good. He’s doing a great job and works the guys (Rios and Mike Garcia) very hard.”


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Ronnie Nathanielsz.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • RODRIGUEZ TRAINS SECRETLY IN MANILA TWO WEEKS BEFORE HIS TITLE FIGHT WITH NIETES
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 04 Jul 2015
  • GONZALEZ STOPS HERRERA AT JULY 2 LA FIGHT CLUB IN EXPLOSIVE MAIN EVENT
    By , Sat, 04 Jul 2015
  • GH3 Promotions signs undefeated Jr. Lightweight O'Shanique Foster
    By , Sat, 04 Jul 2015
  • Marvel & ESPN Films Introduce the Short Film Series
    By , Sat, 04 Jul 2015
  • FLACO GONZALEZ, DIEGO DE LA HOYA VICTORIOUS AT LA FIGHT CLUB JULY EDITION (PHOTOS)
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • PARRENAS SAYS HE DIDN’T GO TO MEXICO ON HOLIDAY, HE WENT THERE TO WIN THE WBO SUPER FLYWEIGHT INTERIM TITLE
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • Pacman reaction on Mayweather instagram post
    By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • “Catchweight”: Good or Bad for Boxing?
    By Ralph Rimpell, Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • WBC PRESIDENT SULAIMAN PAYS HOMAGE TO ALEXIS ARGUELLO THEN PRESENTS NICARAGUA’S PRESIDENT WITH A GREEN AND GOLD BELT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • EFREN ‘BATA’ REYES WEAVES HIS MAGIC TO WIN ACCU-STATS ‘MAKE IT HAPPEN; ONE POCKET INVITATIONAL
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • Chatman: 'I will massacre Biosse!'
    By , Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • Undefeated 20-Year Old Prospect Mario Barrios Returns July 18 in El Paso Texas
    By , Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • Special July 11 Golden Boy Fan Fiesta Celebration at Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena from 1-6pm
    By , Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • Weights for M-1 Challenge 59 in Kazakhstan
    By , Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • Boxcino 2015 champions Andrey Fedosov and John Thompson crack world rankings
    By , Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • Thou shall not help foul up PH boxing
    By Recah Trinidad, Thu, 02 Jul 2015
  • NBA Free Agency -- Davis agrees to $145 million deal, Love stays with Cavs
    By Eugene Nepangue, Thu, 02 Jul 2015
  • STATEMENT FROM GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OSCAR DE LA HOYA ON TOP RANK'S LAWSUIT AGAINST AL HAYMON
    By , Thu, 02 Jul 2015
  • Boxer Peter Quillin -- Calls B.S On Bob Arum ... You're Lying About Al Haymon
    By , Thu, 02 Jul 2015
  • ARUM SUES HAYMON FOR $100 MILLION
    By , Thu, 02 Jul 2015
  • Sparks will fly July 17th as Biosse faces Chatman
    By , Thu, 02 Jul 2015
  • Melson to meet with WBC at Convention in San Francisco!
    By , Thu, 02 Jul 2015
  • Moralde makes ring comeback July 11
    By Lito delos Reyes, Wed, 01 Jul 2015
  • Filipino super flyweight Bruno Escalante returns August 1st
    By , Wed, 01 Jul 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.