World Champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao gears up for United States title fight

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Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao aims for the unified welterweight championship belt. Credits to The GNP Team

World boxing champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao is gearing up for his World Boxing Association (WBA) Welterweight Super World Championship title fight in the United States.

The 8-Division World Champion and currently Senator of the Philippines is scheduled to leave the country today to continue his training camp in Los Angeles.

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The 40-year-old Manny Pacquiao battles for the unified welterweight crown against the 30-year-old Keith Thurman in Las Vegas, Nevada.

READ: How Pacquiao outclassed 29-year-old American Adrien Broner in his WBA Welterweight title defense and 61st ring fight held in January 2019.

Pacquiao started sparring and training in Manila in early June. Good News Pilipinas interviewed Manny Pacquiao and his team during a break from Pacman’s Manila training at Elorde Gym.

The boxing senator and training team talked about their view of his training for the upcoming boxing fight on July 20.

SEE: Manny Pacquiao defying odds with KO win against 35-year-old Lucas Matthysse to capture the WBA Welterweight Championship belt in Malaysia.

Good News Pilipinas (GNP): What makes this next fight special?

Manny Pacquiao (MP): Maganda ito.

(This fight can) prove also that at the age of 40 I can still fight.

GNP: What more is Manny Pacquiao looking forward to achieve?

MP: To just continue what we have right now.

Stay humble, keep on achieving, and bring honor to the country.

WATCH OUT for the Good News Pilipinas! TV exclusive interview with Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and his chief trainer Buboy Fernandez, strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune, coming soon!

With Interviews by Trixie Esguerra.

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