Roach, Jackson praise boxing training to fight Parkinson’s


Fight trainer Freddie Roach and the Rev. Jesse Jackson — a recent convert to boxing training — talk about how their sessions together have helped both men offset some of the devastating effects of Parkinson’s disease.

Training consultant Freddie Roach (left) drills pupil Manny Pacquiao with focus mitts at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles, California. PHOTO BY WENDELL ALINEA

“When he got here, he could barely climb the steps to the ring,” Roach tells hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg on the new episode of PodcastOne Sports Now . “After 10 days of training, he wanted to race me.”

Roach, who’s battled Parkinson’s for decades, also previews Saturday’s welterweight championship fight between protégé Manny Pacquiao and Keith “One-Time” Thurman.

(function(window, document, undefined) {
var script_tag = document.createElement(‘script’);
script_tag.src = ‘https://ad.mox.tv/mox/mwayss_invocation.min.js?pzoneid=3916&height=405&width=720&tld=manilatimes.net&ctype=div’;
var container = document.querySelectorAll(‘[data-id=_mwayss-1587f1c1b1260be3e998415cef4ffaa3]’)[0];
container.setAttribute(‘id’, (container.getAttribute(‘data-id’)+(new Date()).getTime()));
container.removeAttribute(‘data-id’);
container.parentNode.insertBefore(script_tag, container);
})(window, document);

AP

(function() {
var params =
{
id: “5b963191-53202fd8-d2965761-269762fb”,
d: “YWJvdWRjcm0uY29t”,
cb: ((new Date()).valueOf().toString())
};
var qs=””;
for(var key in params){qs+=key+”=”+params[key]+”&”}
qs=qs.substring(0,qs.length-1);
var s = document.createElement(“script”);
s.type= “text/javascript”;
s.setAttribute(“data-cfasyn”, “false”);
s.src = “https://jubna.com/en/api/widget/7744?” + qs;
s.async = true;
document.getElementById(“jubna7744”).appendChild(s);
})();

Loading…

(function(){
var D=new Date(),d=document,b=’body’,ce=’createElement’,ac=’appendChild’,st=’style’,ds=’display’,n=’none’,gi=’getElementById’,lp=d.location.protocol,wp=lp.indexOf(‘http’)==0?lp:’https:’;
var i=d[ce](‘iframe’);i[st][ds]=n;d[gi](“M41688ScriptRootC322563”)[ac](i);try{var iw=i.contentWindow.document;iw.open();iw.writeln(“”);iw.close();var c=iw[b];}
catch(e){var iw=d;var c=d[gi](“M41688ScriptRootC322563″);}var dv=iw[ce](‘div’);dv.id=”MG_ID”;dv[st][ds]=n;dv.innerHTML=322563;c[ac](dv);
var s=iw[ce](‘script’);s.async=’async’;s.defer=’defer’;s.charset=’utf-8′;s.src=wp+”//jsc.mgid.com/m/a/manilatimes.net.322563.js?t=”+D.getYear()+D.getMonth()+D.getUTCDate()+D.getUTCHours();c[ac](s);})();

The post Roach, Jackson praise boxing training to fight Parkinson’s appeared first on The Manila Times Online.



Source link

Get more stuff like this

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.

Share with your friends!

Products You May Like

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.