Freddie roach welcomes a possible combat between Manny pacquiao Y Ryan Garcia.
“I like that fight. I sincerely like it a lot, “he commented Roach to FightHub. “I think he’s a very good fighter, he has a great left hook and he can hit.”
Roach, who trained Pacquiao for a little over 15 years (there was a brief break in the direction of the Pacman with Lucas Matthysse), believes that Manny You must take your precautions, as Garcia will not be a rival in any way.
“You must be careful with him, that is the key to Manny”Admitted the legendary coach. “Be cautious and smarter. To overcome it, it is not enough to do ordinary things. I really think Ryan He is a very good fighter and it would be a fight that I would really like to see ”.
Although Manny regularly fights at welterweight (two categories above Garcia), Roach think the main issue is whether Pacquiao be fit or not.
“I would like to see him back in boxing where he belongs, but Manny He is now 42 years old, “he commented Freddie roach. “The point is that he has not been active and for now he is trying to save his country, and he will even run for the presidency soon.”
Ryan can be a great motivation for Manny’s return
For a possible fight Freddie roach assured that the main thing for the return of Manny pacquiao It would be to return to the best possible physical shape, a matter that he does not hesitate to achieve.
“We must be in the best of forms to beat Ryan”, Admitted Roach. “He has a great left hook and people are shocked by him. He knows how to quickly cut the distance when he is out of reach and take advantage of that hook “
The coach also assured that he could convince Manny from dropping to 140 pounds for possible combat.
“We fought at 147 pounds for the money, but I can convince him to go down to 140. I’m sure he weighs less than that now,” he confessed.
Despite the statements of Roach, Recently Oscar de la hoya, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, assured that for now there has been no contact with the people of Pacquiao and that all are Instagram rumors.