Will Manny Pacquiao retire after Pacquiao vs. Bradley? It was May 5 when Pacquiao with his team and trainer Freddie Roach arrived in Los Angeles while Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Miguel Cotto fought in MGM Grand Arena. Pacquiao advanced to the US to take his second part of training before the Pacquiao vs. Bradley match on June 9 this year.
Pacquiao is doing his rigorous training in Roach’s Wild Card Boxing Club on Monday in preparation to defend his title against the junior welterweight title holder Timothy Bradley Jr. on June 9. Pacquiao having a record of 54-3-2, 38 KOs is going to meet Bradley with a record of 28-0, 12 KOs on June 9 via PPV on HBO live from MGM Grand Arena which is also the host of all boxing fights including the previous Mayweather-Cotto bout.
There are rumors that Mayweather is going to retire from boxing after winning against Cotto last May 5 while Manny Pacquiao said that he has no intention to retire soon.
In his latest video, Manny Pacquiao mentioned that he saw the Mayweather-Cotto fight and commented it was a good fight and everyone was happy. And regarding to Mayweather’s retirement, he would not say any word regarding that and the decision must be coming from the latter as that is a very personal decision. As we know that Mayweather is heading to jail for an 87-jail sentence starting June 1.
Pacquiao is very happy to be back at his training gym saying, “I have no plans to retire. I still love what I’m doing. Freddie and I had a good camp in the Philippines and we are ready to work very hard in preparation for Timothy Bradley. Bradley is strong, undefeated and young. I have a great deal of respect for his talents and his accomplishments.”
No other boxers who is holding title such of Manny Pacquiao as the ONLY eight-division champion title holder but he is still eager to go to his training gym where he gets up early and run around from Griffith Park up he Hollywood Hills to the landmark Hollywood sign at 6:45 a.m. This is to complete his 3.5 mile run in 22 minutes.
Aside from his usual run every morning and as part of his hard training for the Pacquiao vs. Bradley fight on June 9, Manny do work out for three hours with his trainer Roach at Wild Card Gym where he does 10 rounds on the mitts and is followed by a 2-hour conditioning and hitting the bags.
Pacquiao Trainer and coach, Freddie Roach is very confident and believes Pacquiao is now steady and ready for the fight on June 9. Pacquiao’s training back in the Philippines was a good start while his ongoing training in the US is just a follow up and even harder; the same time is preparing for better tactics to ensure of Pacquiao’s victory over Bradley.