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“A great compliment,” Spence reacts to Pacquiao’s praises

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“A great compliment,” Spence reacts to Pacquiao’s praises

Manny Pacquiao claimed that Errol Spence Jr., is a better fighter than Floyd
Mayweather Jr. His opponent then reacted to the praises from Pacquiao via reply to
boxingnews.com.
It read: “It is a great compliment. Like I said before, Manny Pacquiao is the kind of guy
who will lull you to sleep with a lot of compliments and gratitude and things like that and
suddenly then he’ll be all over you in the ring.”
It seems like Spence, (27 wins, 21 knockouts, 0 loss) exactly knew who he is up
against. Pacquiao has always been that cool guy outside the ring but when the fight
started he will shift to his monster form and will destroy his opponent without mercy.
The duality of Pacquiao is tempting for his opponents and it sure gave them a lesson
just like what happened to Keith Thurman in 2019.
Indeed Pacquiao never underestimated his opponent and he sang praises to them but
he is the boxing’s only eight-division world champion for a reason.

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Pacquiao impressive in training, knocking down sparring partners

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Pacquiao impressive in training, knocking down sparring partners

“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
workout.
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
Spence?
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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Pacquiao congratulates Paalam, salutes Marcial on a podium finish

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Pacquiao congratulates Paalam, salutes Marcial on a podium finish

On the day that two Filipino boxers saw action in the semi-final of men’s boxing in the
Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the Philippines got a 1-1 result.
Carlo Paalam, the most surprising by far, is off for a gold medal match after beating his
opponent via unanimous decision in the men’s flyweight while Manny Pacquiao’s
protégé Eumir Marcial suffered a close defeat over his Ukrainian foe via split decision to
settle for an Olympic bronze medal.
Despite not owning two wins in a day, Pacquiao made sure to commend both boxers on
their job well done.
“Fight for Gold, Carlo Paalam! We are rooting for you. Thank you, Eumir Marcial for
giving your best! Your Olympic effort was solid gold.”
“The two of you make us very proud!” He wrote on his official Twitter account.
Marcial was heartbroken after the fight but he vows to come back stronger and will take
the lessons from his defeat. Meanwhile, Paalam is one to be proud for himself as he at
only 23-year old is on the finals fighting for a gold medal for the Philippines.
Whether or not he will get the second gold, one thing is for sure, both Paalam and
Marcial have a bright future ahead of them in the sports of boxing.

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Pacquiao: “Boxing is my passion, I want to fight the best”

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Pacquiao: “Boxing is my passion, I want to fight the best”

For those who are still questioning whether Manny Pacquiao should continue fighting
with his age already beyond 40, he answered it plain and simple.
Boxing is his passion and that passion remains alive that’s why he is fighting. It’s not
about the money, it’s about him enjoying himself while at the same time bringing glory to
his home country, the Philippines.
“Hard work is the most difficult thing in boxing,” the eight-division world champion said
on his Instagram video.
“I’m so honoured and thankful for the Filipino people for always being there and
cheering and supporting me. This is where I get inspiration from your support and
prayers.”
He is only weeks away from his ring return to challenge the belts of the undefeated
unified welterweight champion Errol Spence.
“God is good all the time. Always protecting me, giving me strength and keeping me
safe.”
“Boxing is my passion, I want to fight the best. It means a lot to win this fight and it’s
very important that I can bring another honour to my country.”

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