Entering Saturday night’s fight with Jorge Arce, Nonito Donaire said his Filipino fans are “in pain,” many imploring him to “Do it for Manny,” and “Lift our country back up again” in the wake of Manny Pacquiao’s sixth-round knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez.
Yuriorkis Gamboa rose from a ninth-round knockdown after twice dropping Michael Farenas on the way to Saturday night’s unanimous decision for the WBA’s interim junior lightweight belt.
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.
Rapper-turned-promoter 50 Cent envisions a clash between former featherweight titleholder Yuriorkis Gamboa and lightweight sensation Adrien Broner, and says he’s the man who can make Mayweather-Pacquiao happen.
If southpaw Michael Farenas lands, “that’ll be the end of the road” for Yuriorkis Gamboa, says Farenas’ promoter, Gerry Penalosa.
Filipino boxers Michael Farenas and Dodie Boy Penalosa Jr. will appear on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao’s fourth fight with Juan Manuel Marquez.