With a little over 6 weeks to go before his April 12 rematch with multi-division world champion Manny Pacquiao, WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley is already ahead of his schedule in the early stages of training camp. "I'm feeling great. I'm ahead of schedule right now. I'm not killing my body," Bradley explained during a recent conversation with FightHype.com. According to the undefeated fighter, the fact that he entered camp at a lower weight than normal was key to ensuring a peak performance come fight night.
"I did 12 weeks last training camp for the Pacquiao fight. I think I was ready around 8 weeks; it was hard, man, because I had to taper really early and then pick up again at the end. I didn't really have that peak performance like I wanted, so this time around, I'ma do 8 weeks," he continued. "My weight's great; my weight's down. I'm in the low 60's. I got about 15 pounds to drop within the next two months and that's not normal for me (laughing). Normally I'm around 170, 175. I got up to 185 after the Pacquiao fight the first time."
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