MANILA, Philippines — At 42 with a lot of mileage, Manny Pacquiao’s best years are behind him.
But even so, his longtime strength and conditioning coach Justine Fortune believes Pacquiao is still too good of a fighter for two-belt champion Errol Spence.
“It’s a good fight. Spence is a hell of a fighter, but Pacquiao is on a different level,” Fortune told Ellie Seckbach of Esnews.
“Pacquiao is a different animal,” the Australian added.
Pacquiao (62-7-2, 39 KOs) opened as a significant underdog against the unbeaten Spence (27-0, 21 KOs) ahead of their welterweight world title fight on August 21 in Las Vegas.
But betting against Pacquiao doesn’t seem to be a good idea as far as Fortune is concerned.
“I don’t think he (Spence)…