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FREDDIE ROACH RUMORS

Roach: Manny Pacquiao to fight at 140 pounds after Algieri bout

With the talent pool in the 147-pound welterweight division dwindling for the division’s WBO champ, Manny Pacquiao, the Filipino star will drop down to the 140-pound division for his next bout. Pacquiao’s trainer, Freddie Roach spoke of the proposed weight drop at his Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles, citing renewed opposition and the potential for a more powerful Pacman fighting...
Via Fight Hub TV
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Freddie Roach Says Cotto Prefers to Fight Canelo over GGG

Roach and Cotto aren’t fools. Canelo is the bigger money and easier fight. Not saying Canelo is a walk over, but there is no need to put Cotto in with the monster known as GGG and possibly mess up your huge Canelo payday. Here is what Roach had to say via Boxing Scene. “HBO signed Golovkin to a six fight deal and they’re in love with him. The number one choice for Cotto right...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 18, 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

Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame hosting event on May 2 with Freddie Roach, Al Bernstein, Mike McCallum & Joe Cortez

The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame (NVBHOF) is proud to announce that its first fan event, "A Night with Boxing Legends," will be held Thursday, May 2, beginning at 7:30 p.m. PT, at Diego's Méxican Cuisine restaurant, located at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The event will feature four boxing superstars, from four different categories, from the NVBHOF's inaugural class...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 22, 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...
Via Fight Hub TV
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 BoxingScene.com 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

The Buzz “On Freddie Roach” HBO Video from New York Premiere

The HBO documentary series On Freddie Roach debuted this past Friday evening, and it has certainly had people talking already. Right here, you can watch the special HBO video of The Buzz, taken at the New York premiere of On Freddie Roach. Take a look and see what Freddie thinks of the show, what director Peter Berg has to say about the show's concept, and what HBO boxing mainstays...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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