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Freddie Roach Says Pacquiao Off To a Fast Start in Camp

Manny Pacquiao is off to a fast start in training - power, speed, movement - says chief trainer Freddie Roach.  Pacquiao is in his high-altitude phase of training in Baguio City.

"Now I believe what I had been reading," Roach said. "Manny was working hard in training before I got here."

Pacquiao told reporters he is re-charged with a change of lifestyle and is eager to take on undefeated Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, June 9.  Bradley is training in his hometown of Palm Springs, California.

Pacquiao has been running for miles each morning at Burnham Park in Baguio City. Yesterday in training Pacquiao hit the mitts with Roach, then did work on the heavy bag, double end ball and speed bag.

Trainers in camp include Buboy Fernandez who oversaw Pacquiao's earlier workouts in General City.  Pacquiao is scheduled to arrive into Los Angeles during the first weekend in May. He will work out at the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood, California.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mathed on 04-20-2012

It will be a good, competitive fight but Bradley is a vicious fighter man. He is not going to run away, but instead, he will adapt as necessary going from plan A to plan B to plan C as needed.…

Comment by ecacha01 on 04-20-2012

Heres the PACMAN team again in saying he trains as if theres no tomorrow that he got a blinding speed, good foot work and angles but the truth is its all about but talking, they shpuld talk less and do…

Comment by Doctor_Tenma on 04-20-2012

Pacquiao and his team should mellow themselves, especially considering how Pacquiao has performed lately. Take the Miguel Cotto approach here, I think that would help them a lot more. Ariza has a tendency to blow Manny's head up and we…

Comment by PacmanP4PLegend on 04-20-2012

[QUOTE=Oh you out son;12021520]what? he'd be the underdog because of his garbage outing last time against Marquez and Floyd looked good against Ortiz while it lasted and an undefeated fighter almost always will be odds favorite in a pro fight.[/QUOTE]…

Comment by rogdogx on 04-20-2012

[QUOTE=Big Dunn;12020445]Right man. Manny beats another 7-1 underdog its not really that big a deal. This is manny fighting a guy coming up from 140. No more no less. Hold it in the same light you held floyd/hatton. Hatton was…

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