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Roach: I Think Margarito Should Be in Jail For Attempted Murder

If the punishment was up to Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, former world champion Antonio Margarito would have been serving a prison sentence for attempted murder....Read More

Roach: If We're Gonna Stay in Boxing, Manny Must Fight Crawford!

NEW YORK – Freddie Roach believes there’s no better time than the present for Manny Pacquiao to fight Terence Crawford. Pacquiao’s Hall-of-Fame trainer previously has indicated that Crawford’s style w...Read More

Roach: Miguel Cotto Has A lot Left, I Peed Blood After Body Shots

According to Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, his veteran fighter Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) has a lot left in the tank. On February 25th, Cotto will return for the first time since a twelve round...Read More

Arum: I Never Discusssed Money for Pacquiao Fight with Crawford

Arum: I Never Discusssed Money for Pacquiao Fight with Crawford

By Keith Idec - Bob Arum supported Terence Crawford’s contention Saturday that Crawford never asked for $7 million – or any sum of money – to fight Manny Pacquiao. Freddie Roach, Pacquiao’s trainer, t...Read More

Roach Might Train Chavez for Canelo, But Would Have Short Leash

Freddie Roach is willing to train Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. for a big fight against Canelo Alvarez. Chavez’s on-again, off-again trainer has made the stipulations for a potential reunion very clear, howe...Read More

Video: Freddie Roach on Pacquiao, Rousey, Crawford, Cotto, More

Freddie Roach Video Interview - NEW YORK, NY - Five-Time World Champion Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) and James “Mandingo Warrior” Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs) participated in a media tour with stops in New ...Read More

Roach: Pacquiao Was Ready, Crawford Wanted Too Much Money

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach rejects any claim that his star fighter, Manny Pacquiao, tried to avoid a potential showdown in the coming months with WBO/WBC junior welterweight champion Terence C...Read More

Roach: Cotto Beat Canelo - They Owe Us a Rematch!

NEW YORK – Miguel Cotto would like another crack at Canelo Alvarez. If Puerto Rico’s Cotto can beat James Kirkland on February 25 in Frisco, Texas, the former four-division champion considers views a ...Read More

Roach: Crawford Was Only Pacquiao Opponent Arum Mentioned

NEW YORK – There is only one opponent promoter Bob Arum has discussed with Freddie Roach for Manny Pacquiao’s next fight. Roach said Wednesday before a question-and-answer session in Manhattan with Mi...Read More

Freddie Roach: Rousey Should Retire, Everyone Has Her Number

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach has urged MMA superstar Ronda Rousey to hang up her fight gear, insisting it's time for her to quit the UFC. Last Friday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Rousey l...Read More

Denis Lebedev Will Continue To Train With Freddie Roach

WBA cruiserweight world champion Denis Lebedev (29-3, 22KOs) has no plans to change his existing team around, according to his manager Vadim Kornilov. For his last few camps, Lebedev travels to the Un...Read More

Freddie Roach: Jesus Cuellar Can Win Titles at 130 and 135

Former champion Jesus Cuellar (28-2, 21 KOs) surprised many when he weighed in at 124 pounds for his December 10th featherweight fight against Abner Mares that headlined a Showtime televised doublehe...Read More

Roach: Crawford's Win Helps His Cause To Land Pacquiao Fight

Half of Fame trainer Freddie Roach recently stated that he believes Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2) has two fights left in his legendary career. One potential opponent for Pacquiao is Top Rank stablemate, WBC...Read More

Freddie Roach: James Kirkland is at His Best With Ann Wolfe

Last week, a deal was finalized for a February 25th pay-per-view event - which features former four division world champion Miguel Cotto (40-5) making his ring return against James Kirkland (32-2). ...Read More

Video: Freddie Roach on Pacquiao-Crawford, Mares-Cueller

Freddie Roach Interview Video - Abner Mares (30-2-1, 15 KOs) scored an impressive, upset 12-round split decision over defending champion Jesus Cuellar (28-2, 21 KOs) to capture the WBA Featherweight W...Read More

Roach: Pacquiao-Crawford Possible, I like Pacquiao-Canelo Better

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach is sizing up the potential 2017 opponents for WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38KOs). Last month Pacquiao returned from a short-lived retirement an...Read More

Roach: Cuellar Said He Was Never Learning Anything At Garcia's Gym

Freddie Roach playfully posed with Robert Garcia for promotional photos Wednesday in Los Angeles. That didn’t stop the Hall-of-Fame trainer from taking a not-so-subtle shot at his rival when discussin...Read More

Photos: Roach vs. Garcia, Breadman vs. Shields - Go Face To Face

LOS ANGELES - Four of the top trainers in the sport, Freddie Roach, Robert Garcia, Ronnie Shields and Stephen Edwards met with media in Los Angeles to discuss their fighters' respective showdowns this...Read More

Crawford's Trainer: We Won't Get Pacquiao If It’s Up to Roach

If heavily favored Terence Crawford gets past John Molina Jr. on Saturday night, the undefeated 140-pound champion will find himself in a similar situation to the one he occupied at the same time last...Read More

Freddie Roach Impressed: Murat Gassiev Was a Beast in There

Undefeated slugger Murat Gassiev has maintained his streak of wins with a split points decision over compatriot Denis Lebedev to win the IBF cruiserweight title. Gassiev knocked Lebedev down in the fi...Read More