Don’t count Pacman out; ‘‍Filipinos at 40 years old are like 20’


FILE – Manny Pacquiao, reacts after knocking down Keith Thurman in the first round during a welterweight title fight Saturday, July 20, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Manny Pacquiao has been tagged the underdog in his upcoming bout against Errol Spence Jr. in August.

Don’t tell that to undisputed lightweight world champion Teofimo Lopez, who is in awe of the Filipino ring icon. Or former world champion Robert Guerrero, who thinks it would be foolish to count Pacquiao out in the bout scheduled in Las Vegas.

Lopez—who holds the World Boxing Council Franchise, World Boxing Association Super, International Boxing Federation, World Boxing Organization and Ring Magazine belts—said he is amazed at how the 42-year-old Pacquiao picked such a dangerous foe in Spence, a two-belt welterweight champion.

“That just shows…

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