Justin Fortune Sheds Some Light on Manny Pacquiao’s Sparring Session With Ivan Redkach

Published 08/04/2021, 5:30 AM EDT
GENERAL SANTOS, PHILIPPINES – MARCH 04: Manny Pacquiao takes part in a training session on March 4, 2014 in General Santos, Philippines. Pacquiao will fight for WBO welterweight championship rematch against Timothy Bradley on April 12, 2014 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images)


On August 21, Manny Pacquiao will make his return to the ring after a long two-year hiatus. Not only the fans, but countless fighters and renowned boxing personalities awaited his return against a worthy contender. They have gotten their wish as the veteran will face a thrilling champion in ‘The Truth’ Errol Spence Jr. once he takes up the ring space.

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Pacquiao, who is aware of the hype of this fight, is already engrossed in some quality preparations for this bout. Recently, his coach, Justin Fortune, interacted with ESNEWS, wherein he spilled the beans on ‘Pacman’s sparring session with Ivan Redkach.

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“Okay, I mean you know. It’s a good sparring. Just trying, you know.” he said.

The last time Pacquiao fought was in July 2019 against Keith Thurman. With his dominating approach against Keith Thurman, Manny Pacquiao accrued everyone’s attention, and he left no fleck in his game plans. Although Thurman had his fair share of moments in the ring, it was ‘Pacman’ who attained a sensational win.

However, now, after a two-year hiatus, he’s in for one of the biggest fights of his life against ‘The Truth’. And with his ongoing preparations, Pacquiao would certainly look to stun everyone with his prowess.

Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spence Jr. – What can the fans expect?

Pacquiao might go all out against Spence Jr. right from the first gong and not allow ‘The Truth’ to settle and impose his game plan in the ring.

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That said, the fans will get to witness fireworks between ‘Pacman’ Manny Pacquiao and ‘The Truth’ Errol Spence Jr right from the initial rounds themselves. Given this, there might be quick knockdowns taking place in this fight on August 21 in Las Vegas.

With that, it’ll be intriguing to see if ‘Pacman’ really vanquishes Spence Jr. in just over two weeks’ time.

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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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