Australian boxing great tells Horn: Don’t give Pacquiao space

first_imgCayetano to unmask people behind ‘smear campaign’ vs him, SEA Games China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong Pacquiao, of course, has that unique ability to unleash some blows as he retreats.According to Fenech, Horn needs to make it a street fight to boost his chances.“Take him back to the streets of the Philippines,” said Fenech, who believes that Pacquiao will be uncomfortable in such situations as he’s “Not hungry as he used to be. Achieving success and gaining all the money and fame.”While he regards Pacquiao in high-esteem, praising the eight-division world champion as a great fighter and a great humanitarian, Fenech said he’ll still pick Horn to win as it will put Australian boxing back on the map.ADVERTISEMENT Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games What ‘missteps’? Fenech, now a burly 53 year-old, was present during the press conference of the “Battle of Brisbane” Wednesday and the international media took turns asking for his opinion on the Pacquiao-Horn tussle for the WBO welterweight crown.“Don’t give Manny space. Minimize the room,” said Fenech, who compiled a 29-win, 3-loss, 1-draw record.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutIf necessary, Fenech said Horn should go “dirty.” Ready to shove and push Pacquiao backward to change the fight around.Fenech offers a simple explanation. “Nobody throws punches while going backward.” LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Rivera Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekendcenter_img Kobe Paras future of Gilas, says Reyes MOST READ Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jeff Fenech. Photo by Roy LuarcaBRISBANE, Australia—Here’s an advice from boxing great Jeff Fenech to title aspirant Jeff Horn if he wishes to stun Manny Pacquiao on Sunday.“Take Manny (Pacquiao) somewhere he hasn’t been before,” said Fenech, an Australian three-divison world champion who retired in 2008. “Don’t allow him the luxury of fighting his fight.”ADVERTISEMENT View comments LATEST STORIES Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekendlast_img

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