In a recent interview by ABS CBN (a Philippine media network) with the undefeated WBO champion, Timothy Bradley share his pre-fight ritual which is not taking a shower a week before the fight. “…a whole of the fight, before the fight, I don’t take a shower. One thing that I don’t do that I will share and I don’t care I will share to anybody and I’m not a shame of me…”, Bradley said.
When asked, Manny Pacquiao just said no comment and believes that boxers should take a bath to avoid unusual smell during the training.
Not only Bradley has a strange ritual before a big fight. Juan Manuel Marquez who admitted that he drinks his own piss believing that it will give him strength.
Timothy Bradley is now intensively training head movement as defense to Pacquiao’s attack. He is training with his father and conditioning coach. Meanwhile, Pacman’s camp said that they are on 80-90% fighting condition already. It was also reported that he made his spar mate Lydell Rhodes bleed when he was hit with the left punch of the fighting congressman.
Timothy Bradley vs. Manny Pacquiao rematch will be happening on April 12, 2014 at the MGM Grand in the US.
Video courtesy of ABS CBN news.