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Pacquiao, Roach fondly recall 15 years at the Wild Card (The Associated Press)

Posted: April 6, 2016 at 5:22 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Welterweight boxer Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines waves to fans after arriving at the MGM Grand hotel-casino in Las Vegas Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Bradley and Manny Pacquiao will meet for their third fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, April 9. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP) LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

Manny Pacquiao was all kinds of hungry when he first walked into the Wild Card Boxing Club 15 years ago. When he walked out of the Wild Card for perhaps the final time this week, Pacquiao stepped onto an enormous bus with his glowering face plastered across its length. Pacquiao found everything he sought from boxing in this gloriously dilapidated Hollywood gym run by trainer Freddie Roach.

Yahoo Sports – Boxing News

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