Pacman in TV booth for Viloria fight


MANILA, Philippines — It will be a long Saturday for Manny Pacquiao, who’ll take on an additional chore after training and sparring at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles.

Pacquiao, who’s preparing for his fourth showdown against Juan Manuel Marquez on Dec. 8, will proceed to the Los Angeles Sports Arena in the evening to be a commentator in the world flyweight crown unification bout between Fil-Am Brian Viloria and Mexican Hernan “Tyson” Marquez.

Viloria, who trains with Pacquiao at Wild Card under the supervision of chief trainer Freddie Roach, is the reigning WBO titlist while Marquez, the WBA champ, is being trained by compatriot Robert Garcia in Oxnard, California.

According to Philboxing, Pacquiao will be doing the commentary of Viloria-Marquez which will be aired Sunday afternoon on GMA-7, with broadcasters Chino Trinidad and Quinito Henson.

In addition, Pacquiao, the lone eight-division world champion, will reportedly have a part in the Mexican broadcast through Azteca 7 and will also work in the undercard pitting Filipino bantamweight prospect Drian Francisco against Tijuana’s Javier Gallo.

Other boxing luminaries attending the fight card dubbed Champion vs Champion are former world heavyweight champion Larry Holmes and Mexican greats Julio Cesar Chávez and Marco Antonio Barrera who are part of the TV Azteca broadcast team.

To erase doubts about the legitimacy of his split decision and majority decision triumphs over Marquez in their 2008 and 2011 collisions, respectively, Pacquiao has promised to knock Marquez out when  they tangle  anew at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Roy Luarca

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  • jurbinsky77

    Animal talaga ang mga Filipino, pumapanig pa sa kalaban. Wala silang goodwill at ang simpatiya sa ibang lahi. Mga dugong aso!

    • azkal futbol

       boxing to pre… ipapatalo mo ba pera mo basta lumaban kababayan mo?

  • Ping Gonzales

    Watch out manny uubusin ni marquez hangin mo sa unang 6 rds kung hanap mo ay early ko but watch sa 7rd doon kana uumpisahan ni marquez baka akap ng akap lang ang gagawin mo matapos lang 12 bahala na kung matlo man ng decision wag lang ma ko, tandaan mo iyan manny, eh fan mo ako

  • azkal futbol

    me maniniwala pa ba sa promise nya? e, isang typical na pulitikong pinoy na si pacquiao. puro press release. asan na ang mga biblical quotes nya? dapat hwag paniwalaan yung mga pastor na nag-endorso sa kanya. matatalo na sya ng tuluyan ni marquez dahil puro hangin ang nasa utak

  • NY_Pinoy

    I pray to St. Calungsod na matalo na naman si Pacman.  Ang laki ng napanalo ko sa last na laban ni Pacquiao. 

    • boyod

       on-line bet tayo mga pare sli na yon si azkal, kai marquez kayo at sa referee ako ha ha ha  

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