Fernandez suffers busted lip during Pacquiao’s training—report »

Manny Pacquiao and Buboy Fernandez. INQUIRER File Photo

MANILA, Philippines—Best friends since time immemorial, Manny Pacquiao and assistant Buboy Fernandez has been through a lot together. This time, it was a wayward punch from Pacquiao straight to Fernandez' face. Fernandez said that he suffered a busted lip during the second day of Pacquiao’s training camp in Los Angeles after working mitts with the Filipino boxing champion. “It’s normal for both of us,” Fernandez told GMA News in Filipino. “He (Pacquiao) then…

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Mosley predicts Mayweather will win over ‘better fighter’ Pacquiao »

Shane Mosley. Screengrab from Fox Sports Live's YouTube account   MANILA, Philippines—Another boxing icon, another two cents.   Shane Mosley joined the list of retired boxers who gave their analysis and predictions on the mega fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.   “I see that Mayweather wins the fight. I think it goes 12 rounds,” Mosley told Fox Sports Live in a recent interview. “I think Mayweather’s going to out-point Pacquiao by moving, evading punches, and being able to do combinations and…

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Roach: Mayweather adviser blocking our sparring partners »

Boxing champion and Sarangani Rep.Manny Pacquiao trains with longtime coach Freddie Roach. AP

MANILA, Philippines—Freddie Roach, the trainer of Manny Pacquiao, accused Al Haymon of blocking their sparring partners who Pacquiao will train with for his fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. Roach claimed that they are hiring sparring partners with a counterpunching style, similar to Mayweather’s, but Haymon and his staff members are offering the fighters more money to stay at home. Haymon is Mayweather’s adviser. “I’m hiring sparring partners, Al Haymon’s people calls them up…

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