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Roach taps unbeaten boxer for Pacquiao sparmate—report »

Manny Pacquiao talks to his trainer Freddie Roach and strength and conditioning coach Justine Fortune inside the Wild Card gym after his training on Thursday, 23 April 205. Photo by Rem Zamora

Freddie Roach is ready to bring out the heavy guns as he prepares Manny Pacquiao for his farewell fight. As per PhilBoxing.com, the Hall of Fame trainer is set to bring in undefeated welterweight Frankie Gomez as Pacquiao’s sparring partner to prepare him for his bout against Timothy Bradley in April. Gomez is expected to arrive at General Santos City soon, depending on how quickly Top Rank, Pacquiao’s promoter, processes the boxer’s…

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Arum sees Crawford as perfect foe for Pacquiao »

Terence Crawford (left) against Yuriorkis Gamboa (right) during the WBO world lightweight championship boxing bout June 28, 2014. AP PHOTO

Though many is looking at Manny Pacquiao's third fight against Timothy Bradley on April as his swan song, Top Rank big boss Bob Arum still isn't sold on the idea of the eight-division world champion walking away from the sport of boxing. In a report of BoxingScene.com, the boxing kingmaker remains skeptical about Pacquiao's retirement plans, but is leaving the decision up to the famed fighter. READ: 3rd fight vs Pacquiao no lose…

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Roach doesn’t think Bradley will be Pacquiao’s final foe »

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  Manny Pacquiao has been adamant his fight against Timothy Bradley would be his last as he would now concentrate on his political career in the Philippines. His trainer Freddie Roach, however, thinks the eight-division world champion is far from over. Roach told Ring Magazine Pacquiao’s boxing career still hangs in the balance in the event the boxer fails to win a senatorial seat. “A lot depends on whether he becomes a senator or…

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