Freddie Roach believes Conor McGregor can beat Floyd Mayweather

Freddie Roach has gone back and forth with his opinion of whether or not Conor McGregor can pull off a stunning upset against Floyd Mayweather Jr, but apparently Manny Pacquiao’s recent loss to Jeff Horn has helped the trainer make up his mind.In an interview with Greg Bishop of Sports Illustrated, Roach said he believes McGregor has a chance to beat Mayweather after what he saw...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Freddie Roach: Pacquiao hasn’t paid me for Horn fight, could be angry

Manny Pacquiao was understandably frustrated after he lost his WBO welterweight title to Jeff Horn in a controversial unanimous decision. Just how upset was he? Apparently so much so that he didn’t speak a single word to his trainer.Freddie Roach, Pacquiao’s longtime trainer, told Greg Bishop of Sports Illustrated recently that Pacquiao “wasn’t himself” in the fight against...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Manny Pacquiao hands out money to children in the Philippines

Manny Pacquiao may have just lost a controversial and gut-wrenching decision to Jeff Horn, but he’s back in his native Philippines and continuing to do a lot of good for the poor children of that nation. Here, we see Pacquiao handing out bill after bill of cold-hard cash to children in the impoverished nation. Pacquiao may not be wanting for money after earning $10 million in...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao endorses request for WBO to review his ‘loss’ to Jeff Horn

Ask anyone who watched Manny Pacquiao’s latest championship fight against Jeff Horn on Sunday and they will likely tell you the same thing: Pacquiao was robbed.He may agree with that thought.Pacquiao has reportedly backed a request to have the World Boxing Organization review the officiating in his bout with Horn. The request was formally made by the Philippines’ Games and Amusements...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao wants his loss to Jeff Horn investigated

Manny Pacquiao took a shocking loss at the hands of Jeff Horn on Sunday in Australia, a controversial decision in what looked like an obvious win for one of the sport’s legends.Pacquiao, seeking to continue getting his boxing career back on track, took up the fight with Horn in what many perceived as a launching pad to bigger fights in the coming years.Then the decision came in...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Freddie Roach may tell Manny Pacquiao to retire

Manny Pacquiao lost his WBO welterweight title to Jeff Horn on Saturday following a unanimous decision that has been labeled a complete sham, and the Filipino legend’s trainer may encourage him to not bother trying to win the belt back.Pacquiao’s longtime trainer, Freddie Roach, told the Daily Telegraph on Sunday that he is calling for one of the judges from the Pacquiao-Horn...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Hall of Fame boxing analyst unloads on Stephen A. Smith

Manny Pacquiao was robbed on Saturday night when he lost his title to Jeff Horn by unanimous decision, and Hall of Fame boxing analyst Al Berstein was among the many people who were outraged. But before the fight even got started, Bernstein was upset about something else.Stephen A. Smith seems to have that effect on people, doesn’t he?Smith criticized Horn on Saturday for not fighting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Horn Upsets Manny Pacquiao, Wrongly

We got a surprisingly competitive fight Saturday evening on ESPN when Manny Pacquiao faced underdog Jeff Horn, but we surely shouldn’t have gotten the result we did: The Australian amateur talent upset the all-time great as Horn took a unanimous decision from Pacquiao in their welterweight bout. To be clear, this welterweight showdown was not clear cut. But almost no one outside...
Via The Queensbury Rules
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao Vs Jeff Horn Preview With Rafe Bartholomew And Alex McClintock

Saturday night at 9 p.m. EST, from Brisbane, Australia on ESPN, Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao will face unheralded Australian Jeff Horn in a welterweight bout. In order to get a better idea of what the bout will mean for the fighters, and their respective countries, Matthew Swain talked with TQBR’s Alex McClintock and author Rafe Bartholomew.     (BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA — Manny...
Via The Queensbury Rules
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao says McGregor 'has no chance' against Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor are training for the latest hyped fight of a lifetime, and the anticipation continues to rise from the boxing and MMA worlds. The pay-per-view is widely expected to do huge numbers, but there is one person who seems to be lacking in the hoopla and excitement. That man is Manny Pacquiao.Pacquiao, having battled with Mayweather once before in 2015...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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