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Roach Impressed With Jose Ramirez, Wants to Improve Defense

This past Saturday night, Jose Ramirez picked up his biggest career win to date, when he won a solid twelve round unanimous decision over Amir Imam, who was viewed as a very live opponent. By defeatin...Read More

Roach: Linares Has Fight Left in Him; Might Be Too Old for Loma

NEW YORK – Like most boxing observers, Freddie Roach favors Vasyl Lomachenko over Jorge Linares. But Roach, Linares former trainer, was impressed enough by what he saw from the WBA lightweight champio...Read More

Roach: Ramirez Won Every Round, 2 Judges Should Be Investigated!

Ramirez relentlessly pressured Imam and pounded away with hard left hooks, and Imam just couldn't keep him off for all three minutes. Ramirez won the final three rounds on all three scorecards after I...Read More

Roach: Imam Isn't Anything Special; Ramirez Should Stop Him

NEW YORK – Freddie Roach doesn’t expect Jose Ramirez’s next fight to be nearly as easy as his last bout. Nevertheless, Ramirez’s renowned trainer does think Ramirez will leave The Theater at Madison S...Read More

Freddie Roach: Jose Ramirez is a Much Better Puncher Now

This coming Saturday night, renowned trainer Freddie Roach leads undefeated Jose Ramirez into battle against Amir Imam for the vacant WBC junior welterweight title at the Theater at New York's Madison...Read More

Hovhannisyan May Have Earned Rey Vargas Shot With Rios KO

On Friday night at the OC Hangar in Costa Mesa, California, Azat Hovhannisyan impressively halted former title challenger, Ronny Rios, in six rounds. With that nature of his victory, he may have earne...Read More

Freddie Roach Wouldn't Be Surprised If Quigg Knocks Out Valdez

Freddie Roach feels Scott Quigg’s power has been underestimated entering his featherweight title shot against Oscar Valdez. England’s Quigg, who Roach has trained for a little over a year, has knocked...Read More

Roach Warns Valdez: Try To KO Quigg - He'll Put You on Your Ass!

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who leads the corner of former champion Scott Quigg, is confident that his boxer will come out on top when he challenges WBO featherweight king Oscar Vadez on March...Read More

Manny Pacquiao To Return Without Freddie Roach?

The event is roughly six weeks or so away, and there is still no official word on whether or not eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring on April 14th at the Mandalay Bay ...Read More

Roach: No Fear of Lomachenko, He's Beatable and Already Lost!

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach is rejecting some of the circulating talk that labels his star pupil, eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs), as a heavy underdog in a potenti...Read More

Roach Very Confident That Pacquiao Would Beat Lomachenko

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who guides the career of eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs), is really high on a potential fight with WBO super featherweight champion Va...Read More

Roach Embraces The Idea of Manny Pacquiao vs. Lucas Matthysse

Following his eight round TKO of Tewa Kiram at The Forum in Los Angeles, Argentinean puncher Lucas Matthysse - who captured the 'regular' version of the WBA welterweight title - expressed interest in...Read More

Scott Quigg Excited By Roach Connection, Facing Valdez in The U.S.

Scott Quigg’s decision to relocate to LA to work with Freddie Roach was not a kneejerk reaction to his decision defeat to Carl Frampton in February 2016. Unlike many major fighters, Quigg (34-1-2, 25...Read More

Roach: Linares Can Beat Lomachenko or Garcia on a Good Night

This past Saturday night, Jorge Linares retained his World Boxing Association lightweight world title with a twelve round unanimous decision over Filipino fighter Mercito Gesta. The 32-year-old Linare...Read More

Gesta: Freddie Roach Knows Linares Well, How I Can Beat Him

Mercito Gesta feels he has an advantage over Jorge Linares he wouldn’t own if Freddie Roach wasn’t his trainer. Roach once trained Linares, knows his weaknesses well and is confident Gesta can upset L...Read More

Roach: Joshua Has To Lose Some of That Muscle To Beat Wilder

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach believes IBF, IBO, WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) has packed on too much muscle for his own good. When Joshua made his pro debut in October o...Read More

Photos: Jerwin Ancajas Hits The Wild Card - Shows Off His Form

Jerwin Ancajas Hits The Wild Card Photos Gallery - Filipino fireball JERWIN "Pretty Boy" ANCAJAS will make his U.S. debut, Saturday, February 3, at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, TX. A p...Read More

Roach: Gesta Could Take Linares' Heart, Make Him Fall Apart

Freddie Roach knows exactly what Mercito Gesta is up against on Saturday night. Roach trained Jorge Linares for part of his career, including his last loss nearly six years ago. What Roach learned abo...Read More

Roach Sees Winnable Fight: Pacquiao Can Beat Lomachenko!

There has been talk of a showdown between Top Rank stablemates Vasyl Lomachenko (10-1, 8 KOs) and Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs). For the time being, this fight will not be happening as Lomachenko's ...Read More

Roach Gives Crawford Edge Over Spence: The Best Fight in Boxing

There is already buzz building about a future match-up between IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence (23-0, 20 KOs) and former undisputed junior welterweight king Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs), who...Read More