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Fortune marvels at Pacquiao conditioning: ‘A physical freak’ »

BRISBANE, Australia—If Jeff Horn thinks he can outmuscle Manny Pacquiao through superb physical conditioning, he's grossly mistaken. As far as strength coach Justin Fortune is concerned, Pacquiao is a rare gem in this aspect. “A physical freak,” as Fortune describes the eight-division world champion. Fortune, a Sydney-born Australian now running a boxing and fitness gym in Hollywood, should know. He'd worked with Pacquiao for several years, including the time when Pacquiao was wreaking havoc…

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Roach: Pacquiao ‘good for a couple more fights’ »

BRISBANE, Australia—Manny Pacquiao and Freddie Roach have a long standing pact regarding retirement. Roach is going to tell Pacquiao when it's time to hang up his gloves. After spending training camp with Pacquiao in Manila and General Santos City, before flying in here Saturday, Roach feels that his prized ward has more gas left in his tank. “I believe he's good for a couple more fights,” said Roach, during Pacquiao's media workout Tuesday. Still, the…

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Pacquiao out to give former school teacher Horn a boxing lesson »

BRISBANE, Australia—Manny Pacquiao intends to impart boxing lessons on Jeff Horn come July 2. Asked on how he, a Philippine senator, feels about fighting Horn, a former school teacher, for the world title, Pacquiao gave a witty reply. “It's good that he's a teacher. I'm also a teacher in the ring,” Pacquiao said during his media workout at PCYC gym inside Suncorp Stadium, where he will be staking the WBO welterweight crown against…

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Pacquiao going big, or going bust in the Battle of Brisbane »

Jeff Horn in training - 26 June 2017

BRISBANE, Australia — Freddie Roach is ready to narrow down Manny Pacquiao’s options following the WBO welterweight championship fight against Jeff Horn: Think about another shot at Floyd Mayweather, or think about retirement. The 11-time world champion is putting his WBO belt on the line Sunday against the 29-year-old Australian, a school teacher who is in the biggest bout of his professional career. “Manny is in a must-win situation. He wants a…

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Horn wants to do a Marquez »

Horn: It will be a really good fight. —ROY LUARCA

BRISBANE—Prominently posted in the center white wall of the gym where Jeff Horn trains are posters of Manny Pacquiao’s fight against Timothy Bradley, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Chris Algieri, Jessie Vargas and Brandon Rios. Also in the gallery is a poster of Pacquiao’s July 2 tussle with Horn, billed appropriately as “Battle of Brisbane.” They were placed there supposedly to remind Horn of the caliber of the fighter he’s challenging for the World…

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Pacquiao’s next fight depends on his performance vs Horn »

How well Manny Pacquiao will perform against Jeff Horn will largely determine when, where, and against who will be his next fight. An impressive win, specifically a knockout, will definitely make things easier for revered promoter Bob Arum to find a suitable opponent for Pacquiao in November. A decision and a highly improbable loss, on the other hand, is bound to pull Pacquiao’s ring stock down and make it hard for Arum…

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Horn has ‘hands like steel,’ says trainer Rushton »

BRISBANE, Australia—If trainer Glenn Rushton’s grand description of  Jeff Horn turns out to be true, then Manny Pacquiao is in for a brutal tussle on July 2. A punishing 10-week training camp, according to Rushton, has turned Horn into a fighting machine. Somebody with “hands like steel, body like granite,” and with “the strength of an ox.” Rushton, a self-made millionaire and mixed martial arts expert, also said during Horn’s media workout at the…

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