Sparring partner confident Manny Pacquiao can KO Adrian Broner
Philippines’ Manny Pacquiao (R) fights Argentina’s Lucas Matthysse during their world welterweight boxing championship bout at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur on July 15, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Mohd RASFANMANILA, Philippines — Adrien Broner hasn’t been stopped through 38 professional fights but that streak could be in jeopardy against Manny Pacquiao in their welterweight title fight on January 19.Pacquiao’s sparring partner George Kambosos believes the Filipino ring superstar still has the punching power to deal Broner his first knockout loss.ADVERTISEMENT Lacson: 2019 budget delay due to P75-B House ‘insertion’ PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH 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 Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting “If someone’s gonna knock Broner out, Manny can do it,” Kambosos, who has sparred with Pacquiao for more than 100 rounds since the Jeff Horn bout, told INQUIRER.net Tuesday.The 29-year-old Broner has lost only thrice—all by unanimous decision—against Marcos Maidana, Shawn Porter and Mikey Garcia.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine football chiefMaidana decked Broner twice and nearly knocked him out several times throughout their fight in 2013.Kambosos, a feisty undefeated lightweight prospect primed for a world title shot, has no doubt Pacquiao will beat Broner but added the four-division champion won’t go down quietly. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. TS Kammuri to enter PAR possibly a day after SEA Games opening LATEST STORIES Hotel management clarifies SEAG footballers’ kikiam breakfast issue View comments LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviño Cavaliers’ Tristan Thompson could miss month with sprained left foot “I expect Manny to win every round, win convincingly,” he said.“It’s not an easy fight. Broner is a hell of a fighter, a good boxer and he’s training very, very hard for this fight. This is an opportunity for him to push his career back up. He needs this win but Manny understands that.”Pacquiao, who ended his knockout drought with seventh-round stoppage of Lucas Matthysse five months ago to win the WBA welterweight title, skipped Tuesday’s training to rest after a busy day in Senate.Pacquiao, who turns 40 on Monday, is expected to get more rounds of sparring on Wednesday before leaving for General Santos on Thursday to continue his training camp. ADVERTISEMENT SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion MOST READ Is Luis Manzano planning to propose to Jessy Mendiola?