Pacquiao 'doesn’t need' tune-up fight
- Published: 15 Jan 2013 at 11.20
- Online news:
Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach has questioned the need for the Filipino to have a tune-up fight before facing Juan Manuel Marquez again.
Manny Pacquiao (L) and Juan Manuel Marquez battle during their welterweight fight on Dec 8, 2012, at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada. Marquez knocked out Pacquiao in the 6th round. (AFP PHOTO/John Gurzinski)
Plans are in motion for Pacquiao to fight an as yet unnamed opponent in April, possibly in Singapore or Macau, before meeting the Mexican for a fifth time in September.
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