Rushton’s 10-point plan bears fruit

first_imgChina furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong What ‘missteps’? Brisbane could stage potential Pacquiao-Horn rematch Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Even then, Rushton warned Horn that against Pacquiao, there’s little room for error. He demanded perfect execution.While Horn did commit some mistakes, Rushton acknowledged that it was the best under the circumstances.“Pacquiao being a great champion and a legend,” said Rushton, who warned the champions and the contenders in the welterweight division that Horn is still a work in progress.“He’s still evolving, improving,” noted Rushton.Basing from his performance against Pacquiao, Horn is a new superstar coming.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Cayetano to unmask people behind ‘smear campaign’ vs him, SEA Games Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ According to Rushton, Justin said the only way Jeff Horn would win is “if Manny gets tripped.”Fortune’s words carried a lot of weight for Rushton.Jeff Horn of Australia celebrates after beating Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their WBO World welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, July 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)Horn, on the other hand, took offense when he was informed that Pacquiao was texting throughout Wednesday’s press conference.“It was a bit disrespectul. It shows his lack of interest (in the fight),” said Horn then, adding that he would have put Pacquiao in detention if he did that (texting) in his classroom.Pitted against seven-time trainer of the year Freddie Roach, Rushton carefully charted and nurtured a 10-point plan, which he said would bring down Pacquiao if his focus wanders.ADVERTISEMENT LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Rivera In toppling Manny Pacquiao from his pedestal, they’ve accomplished Mission Impossible.READ: Horn stuns Pacquiao for unanimous decision winFEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsAnd, according to Rushton, a self-made millionaire who ran away from home at 14 to fend for himself, they got unexpected help from Team Pacquiao.Rushton said during Sunday’s post-fight conference that he felt disrespected upon hearing what Justin Fortune, Pacquiao’s strength and conditioning coach, said about Horn’s chances of dethroning the Fighting Senator. MOST READ BRISBANE, Australia—Glenn Rushton can now return to his mansion at Stretton and allow the enormity of what he and Jeff Horn have just done to sink in.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend Roach on Pacquiao-Horn match: ‘It was a good fight’1.2K viewsSportsVentuno Web Player 4.51 View commentslast_img