Matthysse- Provodnikov will come for war; Ruslan- 100% this is fight of the year

Training camp has wrapped for Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse and “The Siberian Rocky” Ruslan Provodnikov as they head to their showdown on Saturday, April 18 at the Turning Stone Resort Casino. The junior welterweight fight will be televised as part of a split site doubleheader live on HBO Boxing After Dark®, beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT. Matthysse has been training...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Manny Pacquiao workout live today

This week, both Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are hosting live public and media training sessions from their respective training camps. Suddenly, May 2nd and Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight night is fast approaching, only a few weeks away, so it’s a great time to take a look at the fighters and how they’re doing in camp. Right here, you can watch Manny Pacquiao’s workout...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Freddie Roach: Mayweather will be Mr. 47-1; Matthysse-Provodnikov is greatest match in the world

Today may be Tax Day in the U.S. but that doesn’t mean Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach is wishing undefeated Floyd Mayweather many happy returns. Just 17 days away from their May 2 welterweight world championship unification rumble at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Roach offered his own audit of Manny’s next opponent. “I am so glad that Mayweather...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos from Manny Pacquiao’s training session

Manny Pacquiao trained with Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach and strength coach Justin Fortune for his upcoming 12-round welterweight world championship unification mega-fight against Floyd Mayweather today at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles, California. While this evening was actually Floyd Mayweather’s public workout, while Pacquiao’s is slated for tomorrow, we still...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao motivated by Mayweather’s history of domestic violence

I don’t think Manny Pacquiao needs any extra motivation for a win over Floyd Mayweather, but he has apparently found it in Mayweather’s history of domestic violence. Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) will face Mayweather (47-0, 26 KOs) on May 2 in Las Vegas, and the title of “best fighter of this generation” will be on the line. But according to Pacquiao’s trainer, Freddie Roach...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Videos: Freddie Roach says Pacquiao has everything he needs to win; Fortune says cramps claims are bogus

Today we have a few more quick videos for you giving you some updates from Team Pacquiao, as everyone continues prepping for the May 2nd showdown against Floyd Mayweather. Here, see what Freddie Roach and Justin Fortune have to say. Here’s what Roach had to say, following up on his criticism of Mayweather’s training methods: “This is our fight. I’ve got the guy who can punch...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Glen Tapia & Seanie Monaghan featured on May 8 truTV card from Prudential Center

Glen “Jersey Boy” Tapia and “Irish” Seanie Monaghan will headline an action-packed boxing card to be televised live on truTV at 10 p.m. ET – on Friday, May 8 from Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. Tapia, who hails from nearby Passaic, will defend his NABO junior middleweight title against one-time world title challenger Michel Soro of France. Monaghan, the undefeated World...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Freddie Roach questions Floyd Mayweather’s training methods

Freddie Roach isn’t keeping quiet in the weeks leading up to his charge, Manny Pacquiao’s, fight against Floyd Mayweather. After Mayweather released video of himself doing some training in the pool, Roach wonders if Mayweather is scared of being taken to deep water by Pacquiao. More than that, he wonders why Mayweather would try something brand new, now, for the biggest fight...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Freddie Roach thinks Pac-Man wins now and 2010

Courtesy: HBO A lot of debate has been made about if the super-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is too late, and how the fight would differ if it took place in 2010. Freddie Roach, Pacquiao’s hall of fame trainer has his thoughts on the subject and he says the latest version of Pac-Man can give Mayweather a run for his money. “That is an interesting question...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthysse vs. Provodnikov conference call quotes

Lucas Matthysse, Ruslan Provodnikov and their teams hosted a conference call to discuss their upcoming clash. Find the full transcript of the apparently hard to translate discussion here. Mr. Freddie Roach: Hey, thank you, Artie. Ruslan is doing really well and he’s in a really good shape for this fight. He knows just how to fight and he’s a good fighter and I look forward to...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Freddie Roach takes more shots at Floyd Mayweather

Freddie Roach is never shy about speaking his mind, whether it’s about an upcoming opponent specifically, a prediction for a knockout of said opponent by his charge Manny Pacquiao, or anything else. These days, he’s been taking plenty of shots against Floyd Mayweather, as training camps have opened for the May 2nd mega-fight between the two boxing greats. The latest of which...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Freddie Roach says ‘Money May’ runs into ‘Pac-man’s’ left and gets KO’d

Everyone has their own prediction to the long-awaited super-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, including hall of fame trainer Freddie Roach. Sticking to what he has said along when questions about the outcome were based of if, not when the two would fight, now Roach’s words mean a little more. “I’ve been looking at the game plan for five years,” Roach...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

2014 Boxing Trainer of the Year

The Best Trainer in Boxing in 2014: The Trainer of the Year award in boxing tends to bring up the same old names time and again. Perhaps that causes a bit of fatigue, or a lack of appreciation for the difference that certain trainers have year in and year out, from fighter to fighter. Nevertheless, this year we're unapologetically handing our award to shall we say, a familiar name...
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December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Final pre-fight quotes from trainers Freddie Roach & Tim Lane

Freddie Roach and Tim Lane, trainers for Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri respectively, hosted a conference call on Thursday, from The Venetian Macao. Take a look at all the quotables from the trainers here. It’s been quite a ride for you and Chris since beating Ruslan Provodnikov and becoming a world champion. What are your feelings headed into Saturday night’s fight? TIM LANE...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Roach: ‘Manny frequently put Amir on the floor, knocking him cold four or five times’

If you believe what hall of fame trainer, Freddie Roach says, then Amir Khan‘s questionable chin stayed true to form during several instances against Manny Pacquiao in past sparring matches. Roach told The Daily Mail that Pacquiao was able to drop Khan on a few different occasions when the two sparred back when Roach was Khan’s trainer. “Manny frequently put Amir on the floor...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Freddie Roach talks trash about Chris Algieri

Based on the amount of trash talk Manny Pacquiao’s camp has down towards Chris Algieri, you have to wonder whether they forgot how to sell a fight. See, Pac-Man’s camp has done nothing but disparage Algieri leading up to the Nov. 22 fight between the two sides. They’ve said Algieri is not very good and...Read More
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Freddie Roach: Manny Pacquiao will drop the curtain on “The Chris Algieri Show”

"Rocky" is fiction and so is "The Chris Algieri Show," says Freddie Roach, trainer of Manny Pacquiao. With just seven days to go until Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri fight week begins, it seems like the winds of war are beginning to blow from Pacquiao's Philippines-based training camp. "Manny looks tremendous. He has worked hard against the best sparring partners he has ever had...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Jones vs. Freddie Roach in the corners for Vargas-DeMarco fight

When Jessie Vargas squares off against Antonio DeMarco, on the PPV undercard of the Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri fight,  it will be more than a battle between two Mexican warriors, it will be the first time Freddie Roach and Roy Jones Jr. have worked the same fight as trainers from opposite corners. Furthermore, Jones will be doing the commentary on the remaining pay-per-view...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lucian Bute being trained by Freddie Roach at Manny Pacquiao’s camp in the Philippines

InterBox and Lucian Bute (31-2, 24 KOs) are proud to announce that the Romania native will now be continuing his career under trainer Freddie Roach and his team. A few weeks ago, while Lucian was visiting California, the famous trainer got to see him in action. Impressed by what he saw, and being confident in Bute's abilities, the alliance between Freddie Roach and Bute naturally...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Freddy Roach Breaks Down Kayode vs. Ortiz

Las Vegas NV (September 8, 2014)–This Thursday night at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas,  World Boxing Association number-five ranked Heavyweight, undefeated Lateef “Power” Kayode (20-0, 16 KO’s) will fight against fellow undefeated top rated contender Luis Ortiz ((21-0, 18 KO’s) for the WBA Interim Heavyweight title. The fight will headline a card that will be televised...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kayode Ready For WBA Interim Heavyweight Bout

Hollywood, CA (August 27, 2014)–World Boxing Association number-five ranked Heavyweight, undefeated Lateef “Power” Kayode (20-0, 16 KO’s) has been preparing for WBA Interim Heavyweight championship bout against fellow undefeated top rated contender Luis Ortiz ((21-0, 18 KO’s) on September 11 at  Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The resident of Hollywood, California...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Freddie Roach interview on Miguel Cotto, Manny Pacquiao’s next fight & more

In this exclusive video interview with Freddie Roach, the trainer discusses all of his star pupils, and their most recent or upcoming fights. Roach likely just sealed up his latest Trainer of the Year honors with Miguel Cotto's epic beat down of Sergio Martinez, and he discusses how Cotto was able to hit and hurt Martinez, and what the plan was there. Roach was surprised about the...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Quick Jabs: Bob Arum Trolling; Bernard Hopkins Trolling; Freddie Roach Trolling; More

Everybody’s trolling these days. The only appropriate response is to put up a couple knockout videos from recent weekends before discussing it all, so as to give you happy thoughts before delving into the sad business stuff (if you can be happy about knockouts, anyway). The one above is from this past weekend, via Andy Lee, and it lands in an odd place for a knockout punch —...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Freddie Roach talks Cotto’s win over Martinez & feels he would knock out Mayweather in a rematch

Miguel Cotto’s performance on Saturday at the Garden can be attributed to hard work, dedication and Freddie Roach. The hall of fame trainer has done wonders with the Puerto Rican fighter who in his last two fights has looked spectacular with wins over Delvin Rodriguez and of course, Sergio Martinez. With the middleweight title now resting on his shoulders, talk of Cotto’s next...
Via Fight Hub TV
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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