Matthysse tames trash talk this time

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Nowhere to go but UP for legend’s son, who finds a familiar home in Diliman Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names “It’s (retirement) all up to him,” he said through his head trainer Joel Diaz, who also serves as his interpreter. “But for me, I’m just enjoying everything I’m doing. All the hard work has been done.”Even Diaz showed more restraint this time around.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“When you see Manny, he’s very intense fighter, he breaks you down if not physically, mentally,” Diaz said.His ward hardly worked out and was out of the training gym in less than an hour. Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil “He’s probably at 149 pounds, just a couple of pounds (off the 147-lb weight limit); it’s not a concern for us because he’s been at that for weeks,” added Diaz.Matthysse said: “I have a positive mentality. I prepared myself really, really well. My goal is to go home with my belt.”In a separate corner of the room, Australian George Kambosos, who sparred for 60 rounds with Pacquiao, said “Matthysse is going to have a very painful evening.”Kambosos was one of Pacquiao’s four spar mates during his eight-week training camp.The undefeated Kambosos will face Filipino JR Magboo in a lightweight duel serving as one of the undercards.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Argentine WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse trains at a press preview in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Matthysse and Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines were scheduled to fight on July 15, for the World Boxing Association welterweight boxing title in Malaysia. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)KUALA LUMPUR—Lucas Matthysse is no longer going on the record to say he’ll beat Manny Pacquiao into retirement.After whipping up verbal storms previously, the 35-year-old Argentine WBA welterweight champion, a knockout artist with 36 stoppages in 39 wins, was calmer when he faced the media during Wednesday’s workout.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs LATEST STORIES View commentslast_img read more