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KO victory up to Pacquiao – Fortune

Jul 16, 2019 - 10:07 AM

Even at 40, Manny Pacquiao is a 'very tough guy to beat,' says his strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune

WINNING STREAK. Manny Pacquiao guns for his third straight victory. File photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions


Roach to talk to Pacquiao about retirement after Horn loss

Jul 02, 2017 - 6:45 PM

Freddie Roach stops short of calling the decision a robbery but says he s on the fence about whether Manny Pacquiao should continue

CLOSING TIME. Freddie Roach says he'll have a discussion with Manny Pacquiao about whether it's time to shut down the ride. Photo by Wendell Alinea/OSMP

Aggressive Horn will play into Pacquiao's hands, says Roach

Jun 27, 2017 - 6:20 PM

When people come to Manny he eats them up on the way in says Freddie Roach

READY TO RUMBLE. Manny Pacquiao hasn't scored a knockout in several years, but his trainers think Jeff Horn may be the guy to end that drought. Photos by Wendell Alinea/OSMP

Freddie Roach dismisses Teddy Atlas’ impact on third fight

Apr 07, 2016 - 12:16 AM

Roach isn t convinced a new trainer can produce a new result in the third fight between Pacquiao and Bradley

CORNER TALK. Freddie Roach and Manny Pacquiao have been together since 2001, while Timothy Bradley and trainer Teddy Atlas only began working together last year. File photo by Kena Betancur/AFP

'Mayweather is terrified,' says Justin Fortune

Apr 28, 2015 - 5:22 PM

“If he listens to Freddie’s game plan he beats Floyd ” says Pacquiao s strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune

REUNITED. Conditioning coach Justin Fortune (R) stands with Manny Pacquiao (C) and head trainer Freddie Roach after they avenged the Filipino's loss to Timothy Bradley in 2014. File photo by Joe Klamar/AFP

Jeane Napoles, BIFF all-out war, Lee Kuan Yew | The wRap

Mar 30, 2015 - 8:35 PM

Jeane Napoles is on the government’s lookout list The all out offensive against the BIFF ends today The world says good bye to Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew

Sports wRap: Drug tests, sparring sessions, trainer woes

Mar 25, 2015 - 12:22 PM

What will happen if either Mayweather or Pacquiao test positive for drugs? That and more in this week s Sports wRap

Fortune: Pacquiao will hit Mayweather more than Maidana did

Mar 23, 2015 - 7:07 PM

If someone like Maidana is laying gloves on you then someone like Pacquiao is going to put a hell of a lot more leather down says Justin Fortune

HITTABLE TARGET. Floyd Mayweather Jr took more punches in two fights with Marcos Maidana than he had in many fights. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Pacquiao coach Justin Fortune battling throat and neck cancer

Mar 20, 2015 - 7:49 PM

I’ve stood toe to toe my whole life so that’s what I’m still doing said Fortune of his battle with cancer

Conditioning coach Justin Fortune (R) stands with Manny Pacquiao (C) and head trainer Freddie Roach after they avenged the Filipino's loss to Timothy Bradley in 2014. File photo by Joe Klamar/AFP

Pacquiao to fly early to LA for training

Feb 28, 2015 - 1:16 PM

Manny called me and said it s been so crazy in the Philippines that he is going to come over here early says Pacquiao s trainer Freddie Roach

Manny Pacquiao will set up camp in Los Angeles for the Mayweather fight. Photo by STR/AFP

Pacquiao is another level above Algieri, says Roach

Nov 19, 2014 - 7:34 PM

Pacquiao s trainer Freddie Roach predicts his fighter will knock Chris Algieri out in the first round while Pacquiao offers a subtle warning about his speed

ENTER THE PACMAN. Manny Pacquiao shows off his physique after Wednesday's workout. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Pressure is on Pacquiao to prove he's still lethal

Apr 13, 2014 - 11:50 AM

Manny Pacquiao says he still has the fire inside of him that carried him to legendary status in the sport but will have to prove it against one of boxing s toughest men

FACE TO FACE. Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley both face career-altering circumstances heading into their rematch. Photo by Jhay Otamias/Rappler

Julaton: Pacquiao will KO Bradley in a war

Apr 12, 2014 - 11:39 AM

Rappler s Carlos Cinco catches up with Fil Am fighter Ana Julaton as she gives her take on the Pacquiao Bradley rematch

HURRICANE BLOWS THROUGH. Former boxing champion Ana Julaton has already made her name in boxing. Now she takes her skills to the octagon. Photo from Julaton's Facebook

HIGHLIGHTS: Pacquiao vs Bradley II weigh-in

Apr 12, 2014 - 1:04 AM

Watch the Pacquiao Bradley II weigh in from Las Vegas

REMATCH. Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley pose at the New York leg of their press tour to promote their rematch. Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank

WATCH: Bob Arum says Pacquiao should consider retirement if he loses bad

Apr 10, 2014 - 4:45 PM

Bob Arum speaks with Rappler s Ryan Songalia about MGM Grand s lack of promotion of Pacquiao Bradley his feelings on whether Pacquiao should retire if he suffers a bad loss to Bradley and why he felt Alex Ariza had hurt Pacquiao s conditioning in the past

ANGRY ARUM. Top Rank Founder & CEO Bob Arum says MGM didn't do a good enough job promoting Pacquiao vs Bradley II. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

WATCH: Pacquiao strength coach Fortune talks conditioning

Apr 10, 2014 - 2:50 PM

Rappler sports editor Ryan Songalia speaks with Manny Pacquiao s strength and conditioning coach who blames Alex Ariza for Pacquiao s chronic cramps in the past

BACK WITH PACQUIAO. Strength coach Justin Fortune , who worked with Manny Pacquaio in the early 2000s, is back in the Pacman's camp. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Pacquiao, Fortune run at Griffith Park in LA

Mar 11, 2014 - 2:13 AM

Manny Pacquiao and strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune take a run down memory lane doing roadwork in Griffith Park

PAC IN BUSINESS. Manny Pacquiao drinks water after his run on Sunday morning at Griffith Park in Los Angeles. Photo by Jhay Oh Otamias

IN PHOTOS: Pacquiao-Bradley II New York press con

Feb 07, 2014 - 3:58 PM

Scenes from the New York leg of the Manny Pacquiao vs Timoty Bradley II press tour

REMATCH. Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley pose at the New York leg of their press tour to promote their rematch. Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank

Pacquiao promises return of aggressive style in Bradley rematch

Feb 05, 2014 - 7:32 AM

Manny Pacquiao promises a return of the Old Manny while Timothy Bradley searches for redemption in their rematch on April 12

SOMETHING TO PROVE. Pacquiao (left) says he wants to show the world that he still is a viable force in boxing, while Bradley is still fighting for respecting. Photo by Jhay Oh Otamias