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Freddie Roach To Algieri: This is a Fight, Not a Marathon

By Edward Chaykovsky

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach says he is hoping that Chris Algieri comes to fight, and not to run, when he faces WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao on November 22nd at the Venetian in Macao, China.

Back in June, Algieri (20-0, 8 KOs) won a twelve round split decision over Ruslan Provodnikov at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Roach, who also trains Provodnikov, felt his fighter did enough to win, because he also felt Algieri was not being effective and running around the ring for most of the rounds. Now with the opportunity to get revenge, Roach doesn't want a fight where Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) is chasing after Algieri for twelve rounds.

"I underestimated Algieri when he faced Ruslan Provodnikov in June but I won't make that mistake again," said Roach.  "I hope he understands that this is a fight and not a marathon.  Algieri is going to face the best of Manny Pacquiao because Manny is going to have his toughest training camp ever. I am looking forward to a great fight and Manny's finest hour on November 22."   

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Realboxingfan1 on 08-26-2014

[QUOTE=ADP02;14886929]If you check out the face-off between Manny vs Bradley, Manny explains that where he is from, they use the word running as to mean boxing. after 6 min mark, Manny explains it [/QUOTE] Haahhaaahhaa…

Comment by richardt on 08-26-2014

[QUOTE=p4p-champ;14887594]who the fu[I]c[/I]k is Algieri?[/QUOTE]Guess you never heard of Ruslan or Herrera or Alvarado or Rios then because one or more have fought each other. It's impossible to know who all these guys are and not know who Algieri is.…

Comment by p4p-champ on 08-26-2014

who the fu[I]c[/I]k is Algieri?

Comment by bigjavi973 on 08-26-2014

[QUOTE=GoToTheBody;14886838]The guy was 20-0 in sanctioned professional kickboxing fights including 2 World Titles. So what are you talking about? What does u studying martial arts for 10 years and not hearing of Algieri have to do with anything? Algieri lost…

Comment by bigjavi973 on 08-26-2014

[QUOTE=LarryXXX;14886421]I know this is running [/QUOTE] Hands down the last punch was the funniest **** I ever saw!!!

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