“It was the old Manny Pacquiao from 10 years ago.”
This is how Freddie Roach described the performance of the 42-year old Manny
Pacquiao on the sparring session.
Roach, who earlier said was offering money to sparring partners they hired to
knockdown Pacquiao received a reverse card as it was the eight-division world
champion who went punishing his opponents.
With his age and the two-year absence in the ring, Pacquiao could have been shaking
off the rust and with doubts but it is clearly the opposing with weeks away before he
faces the unified welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr.
“He had probably his best sparring yesterday, we went ten rounds and he got two
knockdowns. It was the old Manny Pacquiao from 10 years ago,” said Roach in an open
Dissecting the words of Roach, a decade ago was the prime Pacquiao who was on a
rampage every time he entered the ring. Will he display old prime self against the prime
This kind of development is surely adding to the hype of the fight that will see action
come August 21 st
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