Pacquiao prepares for Rios fight
Filipino boxing icon Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao will start his 10-week training today as he prepares for his come-back fight against Brandon Rios on November 24 in Macau.
The Pacman will start his stamina buildup even without hall of famer head coach Freddie Roach and two sparring partners.
Roach and Pacquiao’s sparring partners Chinese Lian Hui and Liam Vuaghan of Great Britain will arrive on October 7.
Pacquiao admitted that Rios is a huge hurdle and that he is not underestimating Rios’ skills.
Pacquiao, who won seven titles in as many divisions, will climb the ring after a devastating defeats in 2012, fist against Timothy Bradley and second against Juan Manuel Marquez. (Rommel Fuertes)
Jaworski arrives after winning a seat in the 125th International Olympic Committee session
Mikee Cojuango-Jaworski will arrive today after a successful mission at the 125th International Olympic Committee Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The 39-year-old Olympian was voted as one of the members of the International Olympic Committee.
Of the total of 97 votes, the daughter-in-law of PBA legend and former senator Robert Jaworski garnered 79 votes.
According to the Philippine Sports Commission, Jaworski’s winning one of the seats in the IOC is a huge success for Philippine sports.
The IOC has 204 member countries. (Rommel Fuertes)