Buboy Fernandez - updates

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Buboy: 'Don’t rule out Pacquiao fight in December'

Jul 23, 2019 - 5:26 PM

Pacquiao's chief trainer Buboy Fernandez says that the team has to assess the situation first before making a decision

STILL STRONG. Manny Pacquiao dethrones Keith Thurman for the WBA super welterweight belt. File photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Buboy Fernandez to unleash Pacquiao’s full fury

Jul 20, 2019 - 7:56 PM

Unlike in the Broner fight, lead trainer Buboy Fernandez says he’ll let Manny Pacquiao pounce on Keith Thurman

Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Team Pacquiao scores victory in 2019 Philippine elections

May 15, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Those close to the fighting senator have found success, with family and friends winning government posts

INFLUENTIAL. Manny Pacquiao has a massive effect both on the local and national levels. File photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao trainer Buboy Fernandez wins as Polangui vice mayor

May 15, 2019 - 1:04 AM

The eight-division world champion's confidante takes on a bigger role after first serving as councilor

TRUSTED. Buboy Fernandez has helped Manny Pacquiao clinch two rousing wins since taking over as chief trainer. File photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Buboy Fernandez wants 3 more fights before Pacquiao hangs gloves

Jan 21, 2019 - 9:40 PM

'Three fights and that's it, he has nothing more to prove,' says Manny Pacquiao's lead trainer Buboy Fernandez

PROVEN. Manny Pacquiao is the world's lone eight-division boxing world champion. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Remember the Pacquiao that demolished Hatton? He's back, says trainer

Jan 11, 2019 - 4:59 PM

Manny Pacquiao has been flashing the same form he showed in disposing of Ricky Hatton and Antonio Margarito

Pacquiao’s assistant trainer not seeking to replace 'legendary' Freddie Roach

Apr 18, 2018 - 11:31 PM

Buboy Fernandez only filling in Roach's spot as Pacquiao still undecided on cornerman against Lucas Matthysse

TAKING OVER. Buboy Fernandez will act as Manny Pacquiao's trainer for the meantime for the Filipino boxing star's July 15 bout against Argentinian Lucas Matthysse. Photo by Delfin Dioquino

WATCH: Manny Pacquiao returns to training

Feb 08, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Manny Pacquiao hits the punch mitts with assistant trainer Buboy Fernandez ahead of Freddie Roach s arrival

TRAINING CAMP BEGINS. Manny Pacquiao begins training for what he says will be the final fight of his career. File photo by Joseph Agcaoili/AFP

Pacquiao has learned hard lessons from the Marquez knockout

Mar 06, 2015 - 11:27 AM

Pacquiao who has won 3 fights since his 2012 knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez says Mayweather can run but he cannot hide

LESSON LEARNED. Manny Pacquiao will still be aggressive but not reckless, says his long-time assistant trainer. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

WATCH: Pacquiao and camp sing 'Happy Birthday' to Freddie Roach

Mar 07, 2014 - 4:52 AM

Manny Pacquiao and a gym full of spectators surprised Freddie Roach by serenading him with Happy Birthday to celebrate the legendary trainer s 54th birthday

BIRTHDAY BOY. Freddie Roach was surprised by a rendition of Happy Birthday from his star pupil and a gym full of spectators on Thursday. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Pacquiao Watch: Manny needs to be Manny

Feb 05, 2014 - 8:01 PM

Manny Pacquiao wears many hats as the Philippines most celebrated athlete in history but columnist Edwin Espejo thinks he should be most concerned with wearing his boxing gloves

PAC IS BACK. Manny Pacquiao lands a right hook on the outstretched punch mitt of Buboy Fernandez at his gym in General Santos City. Photo by Edwin Espejo