Fortune marvels at Pacquiao conditioning: ‘A physical freak’

first_imgFILE PHOTO – Manny Pacquiao together with strength and conditioning coach Justine Fortune inside the Wild Card gym in Los Angeles, California, April 4, 2016. Pacquiao is in perfect condition for his fight against Timothy Bradley Jr. according to Fortune. PHOTO BY REM ZAMORABRISBANE, Australia—If Jeff Horn thinks he can outmuscle Manny Pacquiao through superb physical conditioning, he’s grossly mistaken.As far as strength coach Justin Fortune is concerned, Pacquiao is a rare gem in this aspect.ADVERTISEMENT He sees Pacquiao eating voraciously five times a day during training camp, yet hardly reaches the 147-pound limit.Consider Pacquiao’s preparations for Horn.Five days before they tangle for the World Boxing Organization welterweight crown, Pacquiao weighed 145 lb after a hearty meal.Turning 39 in December, Pacquiao also shows little sign of slowing down, convincing Fortune that he’d be able to stop Horn, if he wills himself into it.Horn’s vaunted right won’t land because Pacquiao will beat him to the punch.ADVERTISEMENT Roach: Pacquiao ‘good for a couple more fights’ Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend Cayetano to unmask people behind ‘smear campaign’ vs him, SEA Games LATEST STORIES WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentscenter_img “A physical freak,” as Fortune describes the eight-division world champion.Fortune, a Sydney-born Australian now running a boxing and fitness gym in Hollywood, should know.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutHe’d worked with Pacquiao for several years, including the time when Pacquiao was wreaking havoc on every division he steps into.Even then, Pacquiao continues to marvel Fortune with his stamina and metabolism. MOST READ What ‘missteps’? World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Gameslast_img read more

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