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Abel Sanchez feels Ruslan Provodnikov is too durable and relentless for Manny Pacquiao to take on in his next fight

Ruslan Provodnikov hammering Mike Alvarado in Denver last month (Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

Well-versed in several aspects of the sport, trainer Abel Sanchez is a good source to turn to when you are looking for some boxing feedback.

Tucked away in Big Bear Mountain in Southern California for most of the year, Sanchez’s Summit Gym plays host to a bevy of world-class fighters from across the globe, including WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin.

Asked for his take on boxing’s most recent big event, Sanchez seemed to feel that Manny Pacquiao’s unanimous decision victory over Brandon Rios this past Saturday night in Macau, China went according to the script.

‘Everybody wants my spot’ – Tim Bradley on the Provodnikov victory, Rios-Alvarado II, and his future

Chris Robinson catches up with WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley, as he speaks on his thrilling victory over Ruslan Provodnikov on March 16th, while also speaking on the March 30th rematch between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado