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Pacquiao begins training with Roach

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) has started his official training with his longtime trainer Freddie Roach as of last Sunday to get ready for his July 2 title defense against fellow Top Rank fighter Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. Roach wants to have the 38-year-pold […]

Roach: Canelo beats Chavez Jr. and possibly GGG

By Jeff Aranow: Trainer Freddie Roach believes that Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will beat Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. tonight in their fight on HBO PPV, and then potentially Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in September if that fight gets made. Roach isn’t sure if Canelo’s promoter Oscar De La Hoya wants to take the risk yet of having […]

Watch: Roach worried Chavez Jr. might be weakened by making weight

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Freddie Roach says he’s hearing from his sources that Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) still is 8 pounds away from the 164 ½ pound catch-weight limit for his fight this Saturday night against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. … Read

Video: Roach wants Cotto vs. Golovkin fight

By Jeff Aranow: Trainer Freddie Roach wants his inactive fighter Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) to step inside the ring with IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs). Roach says Cotto can beat Golovkin because he’s the better boxer. He says he’ll beat Golovkin just like he beat Saul Canelo Alvarez in 2015. […]

Spence: Thurman doesn’t want to fight me; Roach picks Joshua over Klitschko – News

By Scott Gilfoid: The highly rated #1 IBF welterweight contender Errol Spence (21-0, 18 KOs) says WBA/WBC champion Keith “One Time” Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) doesn’t want to fight him. Spence thinks Thurman doesn’t want to take the fight with him. He won’t commit to the fight. When the two of them were sitting next […]

Wladimir: I’ll help Joshua up after I beat him; Roach wants Pacquiao to KO Horn – News

By Scott Gilfoid: Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (64-4, 53 KOs) is saying that he’ll hurt Anthony Joshua (18-0 18 KOs) up off the canvas after he beats him this month in their big fight on Sky Box Office pay-per-view, HBO and Showtime Championship Boxing from the giant Wembley Stadium in London, England. Wladimir talks […]

Roach says Jeff Horn to get Pacquiao ready for Mikey Garcia

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Freddie Roach says there’s a possibility that former eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao will be facing lightweight champion Mikey Garcia in his second fight of the 2017 after he gets done with his July 2 title defense of his WBO welterweight belt against Jeff Horn. Roach says the Horn (16-0-1, […]

Roach: Andre Ward beats Gennady Golovkin

By Allan Fox: After noticing how much problems Daniel Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs) gave middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) with his boxing ability in their fight on March 18, trainer Freddie Roach says he’s changed his mind about Triple G being able to move up to light heavyweight to take on and […]

Roach: It’s now or never for Cotto-Marquez fight

By Allan Fox: Freddie Roach says it’s time that Juan Manuel Marquez take the fight with Miguel Cotto, because they don’t have time for him to take tune-up fights to get ready for a fight. Cotto will be retiring at the end of this year. He can’t wait for Marquez. Roach says that Cotto will […]

Roach wants Cotto vs. Golovkin

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Freddie Roach says he’d be interested his fighter Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) fighting middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) right now after the way he performed in his last fight against Daniel Jacobs. Roach thought Golovkin did enough to win the fight against Jacobs, but he says he […]

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