Found January 20, 2012 on
Pro Boxing Fans:
Tonight on HBO, the six-part documentary series On Freddie Roach will debut, directed by Peter Berg. The documentary is a real life look into the world of Freddie Roach, well known both as one of the top boxing trainers in the world, as well as a man struggling with Parkinson's Disease. For boxing fans and for the general viewing public as well, this should be an intriguing show, and something that's worth catching.
Critics who have gotten a glimpse at the show early agree. You can view a few quick features and previews for On Freddie Roach below:
From Bryan Armen Graham, Sports Illustrated: The Fight of His Life ... also, a Q&A with Peter Berg
From Lem Satterfield of RingTV: Q&A: Roach tells all, bares all in HBO Reality Series
Watch a video promo for On Freddie Roach here
From what has been said, Roach is leaving nothing hidden behind closed doors, and people will get an up close and personal look at his life, good and bad, highs and lows, and everything in betw...
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