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Roach To Brandon Rios: We Are Going To Knock You Out!

by Ronnie Nathanielsz
 
An elated Freddie Roach says he wants a message delivered to Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios, who had earlier claimed he would go for the kill and send “Fighter of the Decade” Manny Pacquiao into retirement when they clash for the WBO Intercontinental welterweight title at the Corai Arena of the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino in Macau on November 24.

Roach  said “tell Rios we are going after him and we'll  knock him out.”

The celebrated Hall-of-Fame trainer was exuberant after Pacquiao went 14 scintillating rounds on the punch-mitts as part of his regular routine on non-sparring days.

Roach told us that Pacquiao sparred 12 rounds with rugged Filipino welterweight Dan Nazareno and British light middleweight Liam Vaughan last Saturday and looked great, even as he indicated everything was coming on really well.

In a reaction to concerns that Pacquiao’s sparring partners lack the experience and the quality of some his sparring partners in the past who included Ruslan Provodnikov, Raymund Beltran, Glenn Tapia and other talented fighters - Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told us - “I don’t think that’s important.”

His sentiments which are shared by many is that sparring partners “are only important to get your timing, that’s all.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Souwester on 11-12-2013

[QUOTE=dynomyte1444;13921994]rios is gonna put him into retirement[/QUOTE] Let's see about that.

Comment by TLC8 on 11-12-2013

Alvarado got exposed by Provo. Rios will get exposed in the fashion Ricky Hatton got exposed by Pacquiao. Rios moved up in weight to beat a B-level fighter, who came back and beat him. That's his claim to fame. He…

Comment by jbpanama on 11-11-2013

[QUOTE=ailicec;13921987]Well I honestly can't give you a thread because it was from 3 or 4 months ago and was probably in either Boxingscene or ************. I don't make things up. LOOK IT UP YOURSELF! BUT JUST TO PROVE MYSELF RIGHT,…

Comment by ailicec on 11-11-2013

SO, here is the thread, from JULY 15th 2013 "ROACH DOES"T WANT PACQUIAO TO STAND IN FRONT OF RIOS FOR ANY LENGHT OF TIME"!!!! DAMN I'M GOOD!!!! APOLOGY ACCEPTED. Almost forgot, it is from "80X1NG KNEWs 2four" site. Again, APOLOGY…

Comment by dynomyte1444 on 11-11-2013

rios is gonna put him into retirement

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