Pacquiao peaking just right

first_imgNadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil “I’d like to push it some more,” said Pacquiao after his usual rigid workout at Wild Card Gym here. “But Justin (Fortune) stopped me.”Fortune, the senator’s fitness and conditioning coach, prevailed upon him to forgo his scheduled morning run up the hilly path from Griffith Park Observatory all the way to the iconic Hollywood sign.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“We want to maintain our fitness,” said Pacquiao. “We don’t want to get burned out.”He nevertheless went on with several rounds of mitts training at the gym in the afternoon, practising thunderous combinations and making sure he is throwing them in shortest span of time as possible. As always, Pacquiao would emerge from training in a jovial mood—like he just went shopping instead of undergoing a punishing two-hour grind.“I’m very sure Broner is in top shape, I saw his video. He’s got a good trainer,” said Pacquiao, referring to Kevin Cunningham.“But I expect him to try to maybe annoy me,” he added, alluding to Broner, whose boxing style and overall irreverence draw comparison with Floyd Mayweather Jr.Broner has been active on social media, flaunting his buff physique as well as dollar bills.The Cincinnati native had earlier said he couldn’t care less about the highly anticipated Pacquiao-Mayweather rematch.ADVERTISEMENT In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Int’l meets lie ahead of Palaro standouts Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title LATEST STORIES Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college View comments Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers MOST READ Broner, known for throwing too few punches, said all he needed was one punch to stop the only eight-division champ.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Manny Pacquiao welcomes Los Angeles mansion visitors Metta World Peace (right), the retired National Basketball Association player formerly known as Ron Artest. The mother of Peace’s son, Jeron (left), is Filipino Jennifer Palma. —WENDELL ALINEA/MP PROMOTIONSHOLLYWOOD—Manny Pacquiao has one big concern. It’s not his weight nor his fitness.And definitely not Adrien Broner.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardlast_img

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