Strength and conditioning guru Angel Hernandez claims that trainer Freddie Roach has accused Juan Manuel Marquez of having used performance enhancing drugs out of fear that his fighter will defeat Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night.
Manny Pacquiao on Juan Manuel Marquez: “Our strategy this time is more aggressiveness and of course to develop and to improve the strength more, and also focus on the speed. We have the side-to-side movement. I’m not worried about his strength.”
Adrien Broner: “Critics are like butt holes: Everybody’s got one. If I really just wanted to hear a butthole, I’ll pass gas.”
Mexican amateur sensation Jose Ramirez participated in his first workout under the Top Rank banner at The Wild Card in Hollywood, Calif., on Wednesday, and will make his professional debut on the Dec. 8 undercard of Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez IV.
Undefeated heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder will pursue his 26th knockout in as many victories without a loss against unbeaten Kelvin Price on the Dec. 15 Amir Khan-Carlos Molina undercard.
Juan Manuel Marquez: “This fight, I will try to knock out Manny Pacquiao. There is no way that I can let this fight be a decision.”
A once-paralyzed, former cancer patient, Danny Jacobs was ecstatic in victory: “No moment has ever been greater than right now. This moment means the world to me. They told me that I would never walk or box again, and I proved everybody wrong.”
Freddie Roach on Manny Pacquiao’s motivation for Juan Manuel Marquez: “When I was sitting there with him, he scratched into the cloth on the table, ‘We need a knockout to win.’ I mean, he spelled that out, and he’s never said that to me before a fight in his life.”
Trainer Nacho Beristain believes that the fourth time will be the charm for Juan Manuel Marquez against Manny Pacquiao.
Former cruiserweight beltholder Steve Cunningham, who recently signed with Main Events, willl likely make his heavyweight debut in September.