Trainer: Bible ‘gets in the way’ for Manny Pacquiao, retirement an option
EXCLUSIVE: ‘The Bible gets in the way’ and Manny Pacquiao will consider retirement if he loses rematch against Timothy Bradley, says trainer Freddie Roach
Trainer Freddie Roach says Manny Pacquiao will consider retirement if he loses rematch with Timothy Bradley in Las Vegas on Saturday night
By Gareth A Davies, The Telegraph
Manny Pacquiao‘s long-time trainer Freddie Roach has admitted that The Bible can “get in the way” of the Filipino’s thought processes as a professional fighter, and that retirement looms in a “must-win” mega-fight rematch with Timothy Bradley in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
“This is a ‘must-win’ situation on Saturday night, and if we don’t win this fight we have to consider maybe retirement,” Hall of Famer coach Roach told me in an exclusive interview with Telegraph Sport.
“So this is a big, big fight for him. We are in a ‘must-win’ situation, it’s as simple as that. Some people think we are all done and we have to prove that we are not.” …
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