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This seems to be have been a very stressful camp from Pacquiao.
Michael Koncz, Manny Pacquiao’s top adviser, is resting comfortably in the hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack, according to Pacquiao spokesman Fred Sternburg.
It’s the second time Koncz has been hospitalized since arriving in Macau, China for Pacquiao’s welterweight fight against Brandon Rios on Saturday night at the CotaiArena at the Venetian Macao.
Koncz had a Bell’s Palsy attack on his way to China. He is currently resting comfortably and we hope he gets well soon.
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Full weights from Macau, China:
Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios 146.5
Evgeny Gradovich 125.75 vs. Billy Dib 126* (IBF featherweight title)
Andy Ruiz Jr. 257.8 vs. Tor Hamer 220
Zou Shiming 111.5 vs. Juan Tozcano 110
Felix Verdejo 134.5 vs. Petchsamuthr Duanaaymukdahan 136.5
*Dib weighed in a second time and made weight
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