Meet ‘Team Pacquiao’
Roach is the Hall-of-Fame trainer of Manny Pacquiao. Roach has been in Pacquiao’s corner since 2001. Pacquiao’s first fight under the seven-time Best Trainer Roach was a title bout against South African champion Lehlohonolo Ledwaba in Pacquiao’s US debut. Roach guided Pacquiao, a late substitute opponent for the fight, to a sixth-round stoppage win and the two have went on to achieve great success working together since then.
He is Pacquiao’s childhood friend and longtime trainer. You often Fernandez in Manny Pacquiao’s corner during fights, bellowing instructions and attending to the Filipino boxers needs after every round. Fernandez has been with Manny Pacquiao ever since.
Arum is the CEO of Top Rank Promotions. He is the Hall of Fame promoter of Manny Pacquiao. Arum also promoted Floyd Mayweather Jr. for 10 years from 1996-2006 before the two had a bitter split.
Koncz is Manny Pacquiao’s longtime adviser. Pacquiao was with Koncz during his meeting with Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a suite in Miami that proved crucial during the negotiations between the two camps to make the megafight happen.
Fortune is Manny Pacquiao’s strength and conditioning coach. He reunited with Team Pacquiao in 2013 ahead of the Brandon Rios bout in November after falling out with head trainer Freddie Roach several years back. Fortune is also a former heavyweight boxer.
Neri is one of Manny Pacquiao’s trusted assistant trainers.
Fernandez is also an assistant trainer of Manny Pacquiao and the brother of Buboy Fernandez.
As head security, Peters makes sure Manny Pacquiao is safe inside the walls of the Wild Card Boxing Club in Los Angeles where Pacquiao trains regularly with Roach.
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