Floyd Mayweather chopping wood to prep for Manny Pacquiao fight

Floyd Mayweather chopping wood to prep for Manny Pacquiao fight

Floyd Mayweather is going old school in his training for the May 2 fight against Manny Pacquiao.

Floyd Mayweather is bringing out his inner lumberjack to help him train for his showdown with Manny Pacquiao.

In pure Rocky Balboa style, Mayweather posted a video of him hacking a log with an ax to help ready himself for the May 2 bout.

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Chopping wood is a technique used by many boxers because it builds up strength and explosiveness.

In the meantime, Pacquiao is using different training methods. According to promoter Bob Arum (via, Pacquiao is focused on  "timing and positioning."

"Knocking someone out doesn't have to do with strength," Arum said. "It has to do with timing and positioning. I really believe Manny is concentrating on that, and therefore will knock him out. I really believe his style will have changed for this fight."

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