Pacman Has Luck of the Irish on First Day of Sparring

PACQUIAO GO BRAGH!

MANNY PACQUIAO GETS HIS IRISH UPIN HIS FIRST DAY OF SPARRING!

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (March 17, 2015) – Fighter of the Decade and boxing superhero MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO (57-5-2, 38 KOs) commemorated St. Patrick’s Day with his first day of sparring as he prepares for his May 2 welterweight world championship unification battle against undefeated FLOYD “Money” MAYWEATHER JR. (47-0, 26 KOs), at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Pacquiao, the two-term Congressman representing the Sarangani province in the Philippines, went five hard rounds against two different sparring partners.

Promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Top Rank Inc., the Mayweather-Pacquiao live pay-per-view telecast will be co-produced and co-distributed by SHOWTIME PPV® and HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/ 6:00 p.m. PT.

“When Manny threw out the first punch it felt like opening day of Irish Spring Training,” joked Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach. “Manny looked so fresh today. I’m very happy with what he showed me. You couldn’t tell he had been away from the ring since the Algieri fight in November. Manny is on fire in the gym. I am confident May 2 will be celebrated for years to come as St. Manny’s Day – the day he drove Mayweather out of boxing!”

“After 13 days of strength and conditioning and boxing drills at Wild Card plus weeks more of working out in the Philippines in February, it was great to finally put on the headgear and spar,” said Pacquiao. “My sparring partners gave me good work today. They were perfect for testing the strategy Freddie and I have developed to beat Floyd Mayweather . I was very happy with my stamina and speed today.”

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COMMENTS

-brownsugar :

Good thats what we want to hear....Roach is one of the best hype-men in the game... Still cant pick a winner... Just want to see a good fight. Its only boxing.


-amayseng :

Good thats what we want to hear....Roach is one of the best hype-men in the game... Still cant pick a winner... Just want to see a good fight. Its only boxing.
I think it will be an intense affair. Even if Floyd boxes cautiously Pac has the agility to stay within range and keep the pressure and suspense up.


-Froggy :

I think it will be an intense affair. Even if Floyd boxes cautiously Pac has the agility to stay within range and keep the pressure and suspense up.
I could easily be wrong, but I think the only way Floyd can win is to throw caution in the wind ! He has to throw more punches than he likes to do to win, and that's dangerous also !


-Radam G :

I could easily be wrong, but I think the only way Floyd can win is to throw caution in the wind ! He has to throw more punches than he likes to do to win, and that's dangerous also !
You are not wrong. The slowed-down, "Curse of 38" Lil Floyd is going to have to fight for his keeps. In DAT squared jungle, he cannot be helped by any of his creeps. That is why we are hoping for a referee not on tsAH's payroll. Fam May, The Money Team "The Bet Ever" and Floydummies are going to pay a heckuva, painful toll. Holla!