Faster Than Ryan Garcia? Watch Manny Pacquiao Flex Insane Handspeed

Published 08/08/2021, 7:30 AM EDT


Manny Pacquiao is all charged up to make his return to the ring on August 21. He will enter a massive 12-round showdown with the WBC and IBF welterweight king, Errol Spence Jr. This fight is one career-defining bout for the boxing veteran. Hence, he’s immersed in preparations for the same.

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The 42-year-old is already taking up some stern boxing regimes and is putting himself in deep waters. Recently, he showed some slick hand speed in his open workouts, which allured the fans. However, there are countless boxing lovers who are drawing comparisons between him and the internet sensation, Ryan Garcia.

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Garcia has one of the fastest hands in boxing and Pacquiao, in his latest workouts, seemingly tried to match Garcia’s hand speed. Pacquiao has spent a considerable amount of time in the game and is always looking to get better. This has helped him remain at the top.

Although he’s in the final strides of his career, Pacquiao, in the above video, displayed why he’s one prime legend of the game.

Manny Pacquiao took up his last fight in 2019 against Keith Thurman. However, in his fresh training videos, the Filipino Senator has dispelled any notions of ring-rust.

His fight with Spence Jr. is expected to be one of the most eye-catchy boxing bouts of 2021, and it will go down in just over two weeks’ time.

Manny Pacquiao is eager to put on a show on August 21

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The fans have eagerly waited for the Filipino boxing legend to show some staunch activity in the game. That said, on August 21, the veteran will look to display his slick prowess.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 20: Manny Pacquiao celebrates his split-decision victory over Keith Thurman in their WBA welterweight title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 20, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Over the past few months, Pacquiao has already crossed limits with his boxing workouts. Because he knows, in order to beat someone as elite as Spence Jr., he’ll have to bring in more than his usual game plan.

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It’ll be interesting to see if Pacquiao can claim a vital win and rule as the champion.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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