If you missed Episode 1, we have it on the site for you to watch.
Pacquiao is leaving Baguio because of the storms, and is training in Manilla before flying back to LA. Roach says his focus just isn’t there training in the Philippines.
They show Cotto with his son spending quality time. Again, when are we going to see this guy as a killer who has a chance to win this fight? I don’t really care about sensitive Miguel. In fact, I want to see someone who can compete with Manny and this show isn’t convincing me based on what they’re showing.
We get to see Manny singing karaoke on a TV show in the Philippines. This might be the greatest thing from the 24/7 series thus far.
Michael Koncz, one of Manny’s advisors and Alex Ariza, Manny’s trainer aren’t getting along, creating something unnecessary going into such a big fight.
Finally, we get to see some Cotto action in the round, but it’s only in still shots because he doesn’t like people shooting his sparring.
Manny acknowledges that being in his hometown is a bit hard and training in LA gives him a chance to focus.
Michael Moorer isn’t around this time and Roach says that he needs to work on his people skills. He threw some folks out of Manny’s room and he didn’t ask Manny first it seems. Not good, says Roach.
Hey, we get more jumping off diving boards like last week. That’s what I want to see that’s going to give me an idea that Cotto has a shot here. Good grief HBO.
Part of the reason that Cotto let his uncle go from his camp is because he wanted to be in Tampa and his uncle thought the camp should be in Puerto Rico. I don’t know if this is the reason, but the show makes it seem as if he wants to goof off a bit more in Tampa, when I’m guessing that’s not the big reason.
This was very much another nothing episode of this show. It’s amazing to me that Cotto is the family man who goofs off, while Pacquiao is a diva who has a hard time staying focused. Even if this was true, why would they hype the fight this way? How about you have two of the greatest fighters in the world and work from there?