Manny Pacquiao Boxing News
By Chris Williams: Trainer Freddie Roach is convinced that there will never be another fighter as great as WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao. Roach talks of Pacquiao’s accomplishments of winning eight world titles as part of the reasons why he sees the Filipino guy never being matched by fighter in the this lifetime.
By Chris Williams: This Saturday night HBO will air the first Pacquiao/Marquez 24/7 episode #1 on October 22nd at 10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT. This is part of a four episode series to hype the fight so that it can bring in big pay per view number.
HBO SPORTS’ 24/7 PACQUIAO/MARQUEZ, A FOUR-EPISODE, ALL-ACCESS SERIES LEADING UP TO THE PAY-PER-VIEW SHOWDOWN AT THE MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS, DEBUTS OCT. 22, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO
By John F. McKenna (McJack): World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (53-3-2, 38 KO’s) demonstrated yesterday why sparring partners should never be too cocky or trash talk when sparring with the Filipino icon.
By Edgar Solorzano: Some say that Manny Pacquiao has fought old, slow, weak fighters. Others disagree, and believe the eight division world champion deserves to be called the pound for pound king. It’s true that there are several Manny Pacquiao critics in the sport of boxing; there’s nothing wrong with that, it’s great for the […]
By Chris Williams: We have about a month to go before the third fight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez on November 12th, and Pacquiao is acting really worried about this fight unlike any I can remember Pacquiao being in. Pacquiao is reportedly training like a workhorse, and is really tearing into his sparring […]
By Chris Williams: November 12th will be Manny Pacquiao’s third time and trying to solve the riddle of Juan Manuel Marquez. This time Pacquiao has the WBO welterweight trinket that he’s in possession of and Marquez, now 38, will be trying to relieve Pacquiao of this belt.
By Chris Williams: Trainer Emanuel Steward thinks WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (53-3-2, 38 KO’s) will be too big and too busy for his older opponent, 38-year-old Juan Manuel Marquez (53-5-1, 39 KO’s) on November 12th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Steward thinks that Marquez, who fights at 135 lbs at lightweight, […]
By Jason Kim: Bob Arum has gone to all the trouble to signing WBO light welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (27-0, 11 KO’s) to a fight contract with Top Rank Promotions in what many boxing fans see as a prelude to Arum feeding Bradley to his gravy train fighter WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in early […]
By John F. McKenna (McJack): Trainer Freddie Roach arrived in Los Angeles after three weeks of training with WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (53-3-2, 38 KO’s) in the Philippines.
By Chris Williams: Despite WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and his trainer Freddie Roach feeling confident that they’ll come out on top in their November 12th fight against the smaller, older 38-year-old Juan Manuel Marquez, Pacquiao and his team has included a rematch clause just in case Marquez somehow beats Pacquiao. Isn’t that rich?
By Chris Williams: Lightweight Jorge Linares was used by trainer Freddie Roach to spar with WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao to help get Pacquiao ready to fight Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez on November 12th.
By Chris Williams: Freddie Roach thinks his fighter wants to really win in an impressive manner on November 12th against Juan Manuel Marquez to erase any doubt in the minds of boxing fans who the better fighter in between the two boxer/punchers.
By Chris Williams: You got to like Freddie Roach. He makes the same knockout predictions for his fighter Manny Pacquiao fight after fight, not matter who Pacquiao is facing. It’s always a knockout prediction and generally Roach starts with a late knockout prediction and inches it downwards as the fight nears.
By Dan Ambrose: Freddie Roach, the trainer for WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, says that someone from Pacquiao’s camp told him not to let IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan spar with Pacquiao recently. Roach didn’t say who that person is, but you have to guess it’s someone really high up on the totem pole […]