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Roach: Marquez was The First Choice For Miguel Cotto's Return

Freddie Roach, who trains Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto, is disappointed that a deal wasn't reached for a fight with Juan Manuel Marquez. Cotto was hoping to face Marquez in a battle of former f...Read More

Roach: It Was a Terrible Decision, Cotto Deserves Canelo Rematch

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach would have loved the idea of ??a rematch between his protege Miguel Angel Cotto and WBO 154-pound champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs). Instead, Cotto is ...Read More

Roach: Cotto Will Break Kirkland Down Early, Stop Him in Late

Legendary trainer Freddie Roach has rejected any doubts about Miguel Cotto’s ability, revealing that the 36-year-old’s punches in training leave him urinating blood. Puerto Rico’s only four-weight Wor...Read More

Frankie Gomez Goes AWOL From Wild Card Gym, Says Roach

Last May on the Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan undercard at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Frankie Gomez won a clear-cut ten round unanimous decision over veteran Mauricio Herrera. But the undefeated ...Read More

Roach Turned Down Offer To Train Chavez Jr. For Canelo Fight

On May 6th, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will face Mexican rival Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in a highly publicized catch-weight bout of 164.5-pounds. What's not clear is just who will be training Chavez Jr. for...Read More

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