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Hernandez is Ready To Sue Roach For Defamation

By Rene Umanzor

Angel Hernandez, the strength and conditioning trainer of Juan Manuel Marquez, has spoke to his lawyers are he is ready to sue Manny Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie Roach, for defamation. In the last few days, Roach has conducted several interviews where he questioned the natural nature of Marquez's new muscular body. Roach even promised to "kiss the ass" of Marquez if his body was actually natural.

"What he is doing is a tactic because Roach thinks he's so funny. Juan Manuel wants to fight and shut their mouths. In the 60s it was very common to use steroids because it was an easy way to make you strong, but now there are supplements where you can achieve [great physical results] without anything illegal being in the body," Hernandez said.

"The fact is, I'm going straight to the federal laws, and I talked to my lawyers yesterday and it is a fact that Freddie Roach will be sued for defamation. We are ready to proceed."

The situation is an ironic twist, Roach's fighter, Pacquiao, had a long-standing lawsuit against Floyd Mayweather Jr., and members of his family, for similar allegations. The case was settled a few months ago.

Pacquiao-Marquez takes place on December 8th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by larryusa on 12-01-2012

lmfao...damn this is hilarious

Comment by strykr619 on 12-01-2012

[QUOTE=Fighting_Pride;12756565]what's ironic about it? not one of roach's fighters ever came up as positive for PEDs. you think roach is juicing his prize fighter, that's your opinion. roach thinking hernandez (or whatever his name is) is a cheat, based on…

Comment by strykr619 on 12-01-2012

[QUOTE=BennyST;12756296]So does Roach. His fighters have been caught with PEDs mate. Unlike Hernandez and Marquez though, Pac, Roach and Arum are [I]not[/I] willing to take any proper testing. Interesting that...[/QUOTE] ROFL when did Freddie Roach get busted for selling PED's…

Comment by josenoway on 12-01-2012

great precedent set by team Pac-Stupid.

Comment by littlemac on 12-01-2012

[QUOTE=Fighting_Pride;12756565][B]what's ironic about it? not one of roach's fighters ever came up as positive for PEDs.[/B] you think roach is juicing his prize fighter, that's your opinion. roach thinking hernandez (or whatever his name is) is a cheat, based on…

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