‘Hungry’ Joshua Pacio out to redeem self in title rematch vs Yosuke Saruta

first_img“I hope to showcase the things that I wasn’t able to show last January,” he said.“I need to be more aggressive, especially being the challenger. I’m hungry to prove myself again and bounce back.”There is extra pressure fighting at home but the Team Lakay standout hopes to use it as added motivation.“It’s pretty much the same. I’m excited and even more motivated because the rematch will happen here in the Philippines,” Pacio shared.“I must admit that there’s a bit of an added pressure on my part to perform, but at the same time, the hunger and the will to win far outweighs that.”ADVERTISEMENT Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next INSIDE THE WATER JEEPNEY: Manila to Cavite in 20 minutes? PLAY LIST 03:47INSIDE THE WATER JEEPNEY: Manila to Cavite in 20 minutes?01:57Duterte wants ‘one-on-one’ talk with Joma Sison00:52ONE CEO believes Joshua Pacio won the fight02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award View comments Kevin Belingon recalls earning ‘Silencer’ moniker, aims to make more noise in Japan card Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief “Now I need to focus even more, I need to be more confident,” Pacio said.“From what I saw in our last bout, our confidence was really low, and now we need to be more confident than ever.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsThe 23-year-old Pacio is determined to redeem himself in the co-main event of ONE: Roots of Honor scheduled on April 12 at Mall of Asia Arena.Pacio insisted he should’ve been awarded the victory in their first fight but he also knows he could’ve done more to have secured the judges’ nod. Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Joshua Pacio. CONTRIBUTED PHOTONo longer the champion this time, Joshua Pacio hopes to use his hunger to one of his advantages in his title rematch against Yosuke Saruta next month in Manila.Pacio looks to regain his confidence too against Saruta, who beat him by split decision to win the ONE strawweight world title two months ago in Jakarta, Indonesia.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifyinglast_img

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