Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Roach Already Has Plan For DeMarco To Shock Rios - Boxing News
 
Follow BoxingScene
 
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  4/11/2014       Read more by Rick Reeno         
   
Roach Already Has Plan For DeMarco To Shock Rios
Mobile Version Share Click Here To Email   Search BoxingScene Database 

By Rick Reeno

MGM Grand, Las Vegas -  Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach has already mapped out a strategy for Antonio DeMarco (30-3-1, 23KOs) to overcome Brandon Rios (31-2-1, 23KOs). The battle of former champions is being discussed for a potential summer clash at a catch-weight of 143-pounds.

Roach has already gone up against Rios. The veteran coach's star fighter, Manny Pacquiao, dominated Rios over twelve rounds last November in Macau. 

The key to beat Rios is outboxing him, says Roach, because the tough slugger has an iron chin that is capable of absorbing big punches all night.

"[Rios is a fight] a fight where we have to box. We have a game plan to win a twelve round decision. [DeMarco is] not going to out-bang him, he's going to have to box him. He can't get too wild. He's a pretty good boxer when he wants to be," Roach told BoxingScene.com.

"The more weight Rios weighs, the more he's not in shape - because he's lazy. He's a lazy kid. He had no business fighting Manny at 147, he was fat."

Roach is actually going to use DeMarco to help prepare Miguel Cotto for his June 7th HBO Pay-Per-View showdown with WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez.

"DeMarco fit in pretty well. Do you know why I brought DeMarco in? He brings the height and the southpaw stance. He's a little but too small [compared to Martinez], but I can use him at the end for sparring and so forth. It would be good for both of them. Miguel has sparred with world champions. DeMarco is a former world champion, but he's still very young and he's still learning," Roach said.

Tags: Brandon Rios , Freddie Roach , Antonio DeMarco



 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by CTC JOHNNY, on 04-12-2014
[QUOTE=Bronx2245]If Rios can't beat DeMarco, he's finished![/QUOTE] He is all ready Finished!!

comment by CTC JOHNNY, on 04-12-2014
[QUOTE=way2strong]if demarco can beat rios then roach is a true training god ..[/QUOTE] What ??? Do you even know what your talking about Sir!!! DeMarco isn't a SCRUB !!! Rios is a true Punching bag tho!!! Richard Abril boxed the socks off of Rios !!

comment by Bronx2245, on 04-12-2014
If Rios can't beat DeMarco, he's finished!

comment by bojangles1987, on 04-12-2014
That's a big weight jump. I wouldn't count DeMarco out just because Rios is one of those guys who has been through wars, and that will show one day when he steps in the ring and looks broken down.

comment by Rok4, on 04-12-2014
This should be a fun fight! Rios is better than people tend to give him credit for on this site but I still got Demarco in what will be a hard fight.

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (7) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Khan Hints He'll Target Pacquia...
  NSAC Stand By Bradley-Chaves, H...
  Stiverne-Wilder Delay Dismissed...
  Denver Cuello Faces Carlos Orte...
  Wilder: I Want Short Night With...
  Bob Arum on Latest Pacquiao-May...
  Stiverne’s Manager: Wilder’s Ca...
  Juan Francisco Estrada-Brian Vi...
  Amir Khan To Donate 47K Shorts ...
  Stiverne vs. Wilder: Showtime t...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.