Roach Admits Pacquiao to Blame for Original Mayweather Fight Not Happening

This is something that has been known within the boxing community for years. The original fight with Mayweather and Pacquiao was done. They had agreed on revenue splits, weights, venue, who walked out first and etc. I had booked a hotel and flight that is how sure I was it was a done deal Only one issued remained and that was drug testing. Pacquiao had been knocking out fighters...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao: I have no fear of Bradley; Freddie Roach likes knockouts & I like making him happy

Manny Pacquiao has insisted his killer instinct is still alive and well despite Tim Bradley questioning the motivation of the Filipino superstar. The pair clash this weekend at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, looking to settle an old score following Bradley’s controversial points victory back in 2012, when Bradley won a split decision, to the bewilderment of most onlookers. Since then...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ruslan Provodnikov next fight set for June 14 on HBO, arrives in LA to train at Wild Card

Ruslan Provodnikov arrived late Monday night in Los Angeles to begin preparations for his June 14 title defense that will be live on HBO. Provodnikov will be training at the Wild Card Gym with Freddie Roach. Of course, his training with Roach will have to wait in earnest for at least a week, until after Manny Pacquiao's fight with Timothy Bradley. Then, Roach will be back...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Freddie Roach says Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather are ‘going to have to fight each other’

Freddie Roach still believes that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are eventually “going to have to fight each other.” Completely unfounded rumors recently surfaced that the 37-year-old Mayweather (45-0, 26 KOs) and 35-year-old Pacquiao (55-5-2, 38 KOs) were set to throw fists on September 13 at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada. Finances and drug testing protocols...
Via Sports by Colin
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao Returns To LA To Train

LOS ANGELES (March 10, 2014) –  Photos Credit Chris Farina / Top Rank Fighter of the Decade  MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO and his Hall of Fame Trainer World-Famous Freddie Roach broke camp in General Santos City in the Philippines and arrived at LAX Saturday night.    On Monday, at Roach’s Hollywood-based Wild Card Boxing Club, they will begin phase two of training for...
Via BadCulture
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jagermeister donates $50k to Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame in conjunction with Freddie Roach.

Jägermeister donates $50,000 to the newly formed Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame in conjunction with “A Brother in your Corner,” the iconic brand’s social responsibility campaign and consumer competition with legendary boxing trainer, Freddie Roach. In February, Jägermeister announced a partnership with Hall of Fame boxing trainer, Freddie Roach, to launch the pioneering ‘A...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Freddie Roach talks UFC 148: St-Pierre vs. Diaz “Nick Diaz more street fighter than boxer”

Somewhere in Lodi, Nick Diaz is packing his bags for Montreal whilst simultaneously throwing out the patented double middle-finger in Freddie Roach’s direction. It’s not every day when Nick Diaz’s boxing skills are slighted, but it’s not like it’s some message-board troll talking crap, it’s Freddie Roach, and when Freddie Roach breaks down your fight game, you better...
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March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

The brilliant Freddie Roach sounds like a loon saying David Price can compete with either Klitschko

Legendary trainer Freddie Roach insanely told that unproven 29-year-old British heavyweight David Price can compete with the Klitschko bothers. The 6-foot-8 Price (13-0, 11 KOs) has never fought an even remotely adequate prizefighter and it’s comical to even hint … Continue reading →
Via Sports by Colin
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Legendary trainer Freddie Roach to become a Hall of Famer after Pacquiao wins

Legendary trainer Freddie Roach will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Sunday afternoon in Canastota, N.Y. Prior to being immortalized, Roach will be in the corner of WBO world welterweight titlist Manny “Pac-Man” … Continue reading →
Via Sports by Colin
June 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Bryant Jennings, the best American heavyewight prospect according to Freddie Roach, in action June 16

During the June 1st NBC Sports Network Fight Night broadcast, Freddie Roach commented, "I think Bryant Jennings is the best prospect America has right now in the heavyweight division." Jennings shared his thoughts on this, "I totally went crazy after I heard that! He had told me personally, but when he announced it on national television I was blown away. Freddie...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 06, 2012  |  Discuss

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