Freddie Roach Boxing News

Roach: The knockouts will come for Pacquiao at 140

By Chris Williams: Trainer Freddie Roach says that his fighter World Boxing Organization welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) will be moving down to 140 after his catch-weight fight at 144 pounds against unbeaten Chris Algieri (20-0, 8 KOs) on November 22nd at the Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, in Macao S.A.R., China. Roach […]

Roach to start training Pacquiao next month in Philippines

By Chris Williams: Trainer Freddie Roach will start training camp with his fighter WBO 147lb champ Manny Pacquiao next month in the Philippines for his first defense of his WBO title against light welterweight Chris Algieri on 11/22 in Macao, China. Pacquiao is going to be fighting Algieri at a catch-weight of 144 pounds rather […]

Freddie Roach, Cotto, Pacquiao and Mayweather

By Nathan Haworth: A lot of people have been discussing Miguel Cotto recently, this is obviously due to the one sided bout with previous Champ Sergio Martinez. Cotto demolished Sergio in this Championship fight at The Madison Square Garden for The Ring and WBC Middleweight title. Martinez was a shadow of his former self due […]

Khan is too fast for Mayweather, Roach says

By Scott Gilfoid: Amir Khan’s former trainer Freddie Roach believes that if a fight between Khan and WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KOs) takes place in the near future, Khan would triumph largely due to his superior hand speed. Roach, who has no love lost with Khan, feels that Khan’s youth and […]

Roach now training Lucian Bute

By Dan Ambrose: 34-year-old former IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (31-2, 24 KOs) is now being trained by Freddie Roach in a move that Bute hopes will resurrect his career. Bute met with Roach at his Wildcard gym last month and he decided at that time to start training with him. Roach did a […]

Lucian Bute now trained by Freddie Roach

BOUCHERVILLE – THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 11TH – InterBox and Lucian Bute (31-2-0 24 K.O.) are proud to announce that the Romania native will continue his career and his training under trainer of the year Freddie Roach and his team.

Roach: Cotto and Pacquiao are better than Mayweather now

By Chris Williams: Trainer Freddie Roach is still stewing about WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KOs) showing little interest in fighting his No.1 guy WBO 147 pound champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) in a mega-fight. Roach has recently been saying that the only reason why Mayweather has shown no interest in […]

Roach: Mayweather vs. Maidana won’t sell any tickets

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach doesn’t see the September 13th rematch between WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KOs) and Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KOs) as selling a lot of tickets for their fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Presumably, Roach also thinks the Mayweather-Maidana 2 fight […]

Roach: How long before Mayweather fires Ariza?

By Dan Ambrose: Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach says he’s happy to hear that his former strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza is working out with WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr, but Roach wonders how long it’ll be before Ariza gets fired from his job. It’s still officially confirmed whether Ariza is actually working […]

Roach wants Cotto to fight Mayweather after Canelo

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Freddie Roach say that he wants his fighter WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto to fight one more guy after his fight against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez next year, and that’s a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Cotto would then retire after those two fights without facing Gennady Golovkin. As far as Cotto’s […]

Roach: Pacquiao will fight Mayweather at whatever weight he wants to fight at

By Chris Williams: Trainer Freddie Roach says his fighter WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) is prepared to fight WBA/WBC 147 pound champ Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KOs) at whatever weight of his choosing. Roach is so confident of the 35-year-old Pacquiao’s skills that he’s ready to agree to whatever weight that […]

Arum, Pacquiao and Roach mentioning Mayweather’s name more and more

By Chris Williams: With WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) getting ready to fight light welterweight Chris Algieri (20-0, 8 KOs), a fighter largely unknown by casual boxing fans, Pacquiao, his trainer Freddie Roach and promoter Bob Arum are all suddenly talking about wanting a Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr fight in 2015. […]

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