Freddie Roach, you’re not alone.
Senator Manny Pacquiao on Wednesday claimed that identical to his world-famous coach, he has but to obtain his P500 million “pay check” from his latest boxing bout with Australian Jeff Horn the place he misplaced his welterweight world title.
“My purse has not yet been released by (Bob) Arum,” Pacquiao mentioned in a textual content message to reporters, referring to his promoter in addition to founder and CEO of Top Rank, knowledgeable boxing promotion firm primarily based in Las Vegas.
Pacquiao issued the assertion in response to reviews that the senator has not but paid Roach for his companies practically two weeks after the July 2 Brisbane brawl.
Pacquiao, nonetheless, clarified that he has no difficulty in opposition to Roach however he harassed that he was not chargeable for his coach’s paycheck.
“I’m not the one paying him. It’s Bob Arum. The trainer’s fee is automatically deducted by the Top Rank from my purse. So if Coach Freddie has not yet received his payment, we are on the same boat,” the senator mentioned.
Roach mentioned that Pacquiao barely spoke to him after the mentioned boxing match held at Suncorp Stadium, noting that the senator wouldn’t even say two phrases and even look him within the eye.