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Manny Pacquiao all smiles, raring to go vs Keith Thurman

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 04:42 PM July 14, 2019
Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao all smiles during his Thursday training at Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles. Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

HOLLYWOOD—An energized Manny Pacquiao beamed, sang and fooled around in his return to training at Wild Card Gym on Saturday.

It’s still exactly a week before fight night but Pacquiao is already raring to go.

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“I started training early for this fight and I’m just enjoying my time. I’m motivated,” Pacquiao said in Filipino.

“It’s still a week from now but I can already fight tomorrow or the next day,” he said smiling.

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The 40-year-old Pacquiao sparred with Jessie Roman and AB Lopez for three rounds each before doing six rounds of mitts.

Pacquiao faces Keith Thurman on July 20 in a welterweight title fight at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

The eight-division champion hopes to continue his resurgence against Thurman, who is undefeated with 29 wins and 2 knockouts.

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