Pacquiao Praises Buboy For Win

One year after what some called a controversial loss to Jeff Horn, Manny Pacquiao would walk out of Kuala Lumpur as the WBA welterweight champion, following a seventh round knockout of Lucas Matthysse.

Following stopping Matthysse for his first defeat since 2015, Pacquiao praised his new trainer Buboy Fernandez.

“I’m not saying Freddie Roach is not a good trainer, he’s a legend,” Pacquiao said to GMA News.

“But Buboy, he handled well for this fight and training camp. I really appreciate it.”

Pacquiao then revealed the strategy that Buboy put together to nullify the punching power of Matthysse.

“Our strategy is to [be] patient… take time, don’t rush. Don’t be careless like what we did before. Just focus on throwing hard punches and counter punch. We stick to that strategy,” Pacquiao said.

Transcription Via Boxing Scene

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