Philippines, 22 Jul 2019
  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 SET TO AVENGE 'LOSS' AGAINST BRADLEY


PhilBoxing.com




The much-awaited opportunity for “Fighter of the Decade” Manny Pacquiao to avenge his widely criticized split decision loss to undefeated Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley in June 9, 2012 has arrived, as both men signed the contract for an April 12 rematch at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Pacquiao’s adviser Michael Koncz joined Top Rank promoter Bob Arum and president Todd duBeof in announcing that the undefeated two-division world champion Bradley had agreed to face eight division world champion and Philippine congressman Pacquiao and that Bradley had also signed a contract extension with Top Rank.

Koncz told the Manila Standard he was “happy with the deal although I’m always looking for more (for Manny) but its something that Manny approved and we are okay with it.”

Pacquiao will reportedly receive $20 million while Bradley settled for $6 million with both fighters accepting less than in their first fight.

Koncz confirmed that “there were discussions about an extension of Pacquiao’s contract” which lapses at the end of this year but insisted “we did not sign an extension.”

Koncz told the Standard that Pacquiao will “start his training in GenSan (at the Pacman Wild Card Gym) and after the press tour next week (which will begin in Los Angeles on February 4 and New York on February 6) we will go back and start training.”

Koncz who will arrive in Manila on Tuesday said he hadn’t spoken to Pacquiao about the exact date when he would start training but indicated that as always he was staying in shape by playing basketball.

The longtime adviser of Pacquiao agreed that it won’t be an easy fight and stressed that Pacquiao “has to be smart because he (Bradley) is going to box and move.”

Koncz said “it's important for us to have good sparring. Freddie (Roach) will be looking for sparring partners and I will also call Bruce Trampler and Sean Gibbons (Top Rank matchmakers) for some advice on sparring partners. We need boxers, movers, who are not going to stand and brawl.”

He said “anybody we used in the past is not going to suit the purpose.”

Koncz told us for Pacquiao to move forward in his career “he’s got to win this one because it’s a very important fight.”

Pacquiao is coming off a spectacular twelve round near shutout against former lightweight champion Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios in Macau last November 24 while Bradley had two solid wins over Juan Manuel Marquez and former Pacquiao sparring partner Ruslan Provodnikov in a ring war that was a candidate for “Fight of the Year.”

Both Pacquiao and Bradley have agreed to random drug testing by the Volunteer Anti Doping Agency.


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


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Thurman concedes defeat, eats humble pie
    By Joaquin Henson, Mon, 22 Jul 2019
  • Buboy suspects broken rib
    By Joaquin Henson, Mon, 22 Jul 2019
  • Pacquiao wins ‘The War of Two Kings’ against Thurman
    By Rich Mazon , Mon, 22 Jul 2019
  • PACQUIAO VS. THURMAN FACTS AND FIGURES PART III: MANNY WINS BY SPLIT DECISION
    By Maloney L. Samaco, Mon, 22 Jul 2019
  • PACQUIAO WATCH: There is no stopping Manny
    By Edwin G. Espejo, Sun, 21 Jul 2019
  • PACQUIAO HUMBLES THURMAN; LOOKS FORWARD TO FIGHT SPENCE-PORTER WINNER
    By , Sun, 21 Jul 2019
  • Pacquiao Decisions Thurman in a Thriller
    By , Sun, 21 Jul 2019
  • Pacquiao Banks on Explosive Start to Beat Thurman Via Split Decision!
    By Reylan Loberternos, Sun, 21 Jul 2019
  • Pacquiao-Thurman co-main event: Ugas dominates Figueroa
    By Rich Mazon , Sun, 21 Jul 2019
  • Pacquiao- Thurman PPV undercard: Lipinets stops Inson
    By Rich Mazon , Sun, 21 Jul 2019
  • LIPINETS KNOCKS OUT INSON IN SECOND ROUND
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Sun, 21 Jul 2019
  • Pacquiao-Thurman PPV undercard: Nery KOs Payano
    By Rich Mazon , Sun, 21 Jul 2019
  • Plant crushes Lee to retain title
    By Rich Mazon , Sun, 21 Jul 2019
  • DATO, LIBRANZA WIN ON PACQUIAO-THURMAN UNDERCARD
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Sun, 21 Jul 2019
  • LET THE FIGHT BEGINS
    By , Sun, 21 Jul 2019
  • It’s 50-50, says Donaire
    By Joaquin Henson, Sun, 21 Jul 2019
  • Right hook could lead to Thurman’s undoing
    By Joaquin Henson, Sun, 21 Jul 2019
  • It's "All-Time" 🆚 "One Time" TONIGHT — Here's how to watch
    By , Sun, 21 Jul 2019
  • PACQUIAO VS. THURMAN FACTS AND FIGURES PART II
    By Maloney L. Samaco, Sun, 21 Jul 2019
  • August 31: Lomachenko-Campbell Set for London Showdown at The O2 LIVE and Exclusive on ESPN+
    By , Sun, 21 Jul 2019
  • Weights from Atlantic City
    By , Sun, 21 Jul 2019
  • Cleveland welterweight Delante
    By , Sun, 21 Jul 2019
  • Why Morales, Barrera root for Pacquiao over unbeaten Keith Thurman
    By Leo Reyes, Sat, 20 Jul 2019
  • PACQUIAO VS. THURMAN FACTS AND FIGURES
    By Maloney L. Samaco, Sat, 20 Jul 2019


  •  




     
    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
    © 2019 philboxing.com.