Two-time world champion Gerry Peñalosa watched Manny Pacquiao’s sparring with former world title contender Ray Beltran and predicted that Jessie Vargas would likely last eight rounds only. “Pacquiao is on another level. This (knockout) is what we’ve been waiting for,” said Peñalosa … There’s a noticeable absentee in Team Pacquiao and he isn’t even human. Pacman, the senator’s favorite pet, was left behind in General Santos City to spare the Jack Russell Terrier from the rigors of running alongside Pacquiao. “At 11 years old, he needs rest,” said Noel Lautengco, Pacman’s handler.
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