Macau, China ---"TEAMS BATTLE AT WORKOUT" --- Teams battled and tempers flared at a workout today when the camps of Team Rios and Team Pacquiao crossed paths during training sessions Wednesday at The Venetian Macao Resort . Superstar Manny Pacquiao and former world champion Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios will battle at The Venetian Macao Resort in Macau,China and will be televised live in the US, Saturday, Nov. 23, 9pm ET/6pm PT on HBO Pay-Per-View.
After some verbal sparring between the two camps, things quickly became physical as Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach went over to confront strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza, who threw a kick to keep Roach back. Then Roach made a racial remark to a Rios camp member, which nearly turned into another near brawl. After security broke things up, the two sides continued to blast each other with verbal bombs.