Lydell Rhodes speaks on the learning lessons he received from Manny Pacquiao and Miguel Cotto while at the Wild Card

Lydell Rhodes running with Team Pacquiao in Los Angeles (Photo: Facebook.com)

9Behind the scenes with Lydell...

By Chris Robinson

For the past six weeks, lightweight prospect Lydell Rhodes has been a key figure in the training camp of eight-division world titlist Manny Pacquiao ahead of his April 12 rematch with Tim Bradley.

Rhodes, originally from Oklahoma and now residing in Las Vegas, first made the trek to General Santos City, Philippines for the initial leg of camp before shifting to Los Angeles, where he has been soaking up the atmosphere while also serving as a chief sparring partner to Pacquiao at the Wild Card Boxing Club.

After hitting up famed gym, Rhodes instantly felt at home.

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Check out the clip as Gutierrez improves to 11-0 with 3 knockouts after another good battle.

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Virgil Hunter says the Pacquiao vs. Bradley rematch has all the ingredients of a great fight

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Kenny Porter shares his view of Manny Pacquiao vs. Tim Bradley II

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Rances Barthelemy relocates back to Las Vegas as Argenis Mendez rematch looms

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Miguel Diaz still isn’t impressed by Tim Bradley

Tim Bradley working out in Los Angeles (Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

As he heads into his April 12 rematch with Tim Bradley, there has been an overall positive buzz coming from the training camp of eight-division world titlist Manny Pacquiao.

Having had a chance to witness Pacquiao work inside of the Wild Card Boxing Club in Los Angeles on a few occasions, respected cut man and trainer Miguel Diaz affirmed just how sharp the Filipino icon has been looking.

“He’s in the best shape of his life,” said Diaz, who will be working Pacquiao’s corner when he tangles with Bradley again inside of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.