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Manny Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach reveals life lessons he has learned from boxing, including the impact of love on fighters and more, in a six-video series. 

By SI.com Staff
April 30, 2015

For the week leading up to the Fight of the Century between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 2, SI.com has partnered with True.Ink for a series titled "Six Lessons," where Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach reveals the six life lessons he has learned from boxing, including the impact of love on fighters and more. Roach even reveals tidbits about his personal life, including his secret admiration for his father. The videos will be released on SI.com, Facebook and the magazine's website each day leading up to Saturday's fight. 

Check out each one of Roach's lessons learned below as they are released and be sure to visit SI.com for more exclusive coverage of the Mayweather-Pacquiao bout.

Lesson 1: Romance is not good for you

Lesson 2: Admiration is dangerous

Lesson 3: Fear works

Lesson 4: Be careful with the truth

Lesson 5: Avoid regrets

Lesson 6: Love Isn't Everything

 

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