Pacquiao Addresses Rumor He Is Leaving Freddie Roach

Pacquiao Addresses Rumor He Is Leaving Freddie Roach

MANNY Pacquiao remains quick on the offensive, emphasizing he hasn't made a decision yet whether or not the legendary Freddie Roach will still be on his corner for his world welterweight title fight against Lucas Matthyse.

With Roach, Pacquiao won seven of his record eight world titles in as many divisions, claimed three fighter of the year awards from the Boxing Writers Association of America and also won the organization's fighter of the decade award for the 2000s.

"Manny and I had a great run for [16] years - longer than most marriages and certainly a rarity for boxing", Roach said on Friday in a statement given to ESPN. "The opportunity to fight a future Hall of Famer such as Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao inspires me to work harder than ever to earn a victory for my fans", said Matthysse, who is trained by Joel Diaz. I will make a final decision within the week.

Roach says he didn't officially learn about the split until Pacquiao's announcement.

"When that decision is made, Freddie will be the first one to be informed and then I will advise the media", he said.

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Koncz told members of the media that Pacquiao's longtime friend, Buboy Fernandez, would assume responsiblity for training Pacquiao for the fight set for July 14th in Kuala Lumpur. He now holds a record of 59 wins off 38 knockouts and a seven-loss slate.

Roach met Pacquiao at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, where Pacquiao first came when he was looking for a new trainer before scoring a sixth-round technical knockout of Lehlo Ledwaba in Las Vegas. Sunday's tweet, however, made clear that "my (Pacquiao's) advisor Mike Koncz has been in contact with Freddie's people to keep them informed". Amir Khan was the last Roach fighter to walk - after ignoring his advice to watch out for Danny García's left hook in the 2012 defeat that began to unravel the Bolton fighter's career. Who exactly will be in Pacquiao's corner next remains to be seen.

And he insists the show will be Malaysia's biggest since Ali fought Joe Bugner, in Kuala Lumpur, back in 1975.

Matthysse said: "This is the fight I have always wanted".

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