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Manny Pacquiao To Start Training Camp on April 16th

By Ronnie Nathanielsz

Manny Pacquiao will begin training in Baguio City on April 16 for his WBO welterweight title defense  against Timothy Bradley scheduled for the MGM Grand Garden Arena on June 9.

Pacquiao’s adviser Michael Koncz told BoxingScene.com/Manila Standard that he had been instructed to represent Manny at the red carpet, black tie  launch of  Manny’s new Hennesy Brandy commercial in New York on Thursday.

Pacquiao shot the commercial some weeks ago in Manila and the sponsors were very pleased with the end product.

Strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza who arrived last week together with former WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan was followed on Wednesday by trainer Freddie Roach.

Ariza told BoxingScene/Standard he didn’t think “its too late to begin straining on April 16”  but that he that he wants to talk to Pacquiao about “a training game-plan.”

The strength and conditioning guru who teamed up with Roach some weeks before Pacquiao’s demolition of WBC lightweight champion David Diaz in nine rounds said the fight against undefeated Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley “is going to be a war.”

He emphasized that Pacquiao “needs to prepare physically” pointing out that “its not going to be a fight of technique.” 

Ariza reminded Pacquiao that Bradley “is young and strong” and is usually in great shape for his fights.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Big Cam on 04-07-2012

just looking for a little info who and when was pacs last non-toprank opp.

Comment by Hallaqsillaq on 04-06-2012

I had not seen than Bradley clip. He's goofy. Kid should consider comedy after he's done boxing. :biggthump

Comment by NearHypnos on 04-06-2012

[QUOTE=Best in Boxing;11977185]I just hope Bradley improved on his trash talking skills to make the 24/7 entertaining......:fingersx::fingersx::fingersx: [IMG][/IMG][/QUOTE] Lmfao, Bradley is goofy as ****. I was about to say "Maybe he should take advice from…

Comment by D4thincarnation on 04-06-2012

[QUOTE=coolka;11977059]They gonna start training early and plan on how to soften Bradley's head gear :boxing:[/QUOTE] It not early or late, it is what I expected, when where and how. Pacquiao's training camp is pretty much spot on and has been…

Comment by D4thincarnation on 04-06-2012

[QUOTE=jtiger777;11977128]they get paid by the views/web site traffic, u view they win[/QUOTE] Just wait till Pacquiao gets a haircut that will be a real money spinner.

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