Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

J. Mayweather: Ariza Knows Pacquiao's Flaws, History

By Edward Chaykovsky

Trainer Jeff Mayweather, uncle to WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (47-0, 26 KOs), views the addition of strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza as a positive boost to his nephew's camp.

Mayweather is training for his high stake unification with WBO champion Manny Pacquiao on May 2nd from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Pacquiao had worked with Ariza for several years before he was fired by Manny's trainer, Freddie Roach.

Ariza came on board with Mayweather's team earlier this year. Most saw the move to hire Ariza as a pre-fight mind game by Mayweather, and even Jeff admits that he first believed his nephew was going in the direction.

After watching how his nephew is displaying an increased level of punching power in sparring, and viewing the exercises that Ariza has Floyd doing - Jeff now views the addition of Ariza as being a positive force as the camp continues.

Jeff also says Ariza's addition is important because he knows a lot about Pacquiao's flaws and personal habits from being involved in numerous training camps.

"[The change in training] is subtle, but it's a major difference for Floyd because he's never done it," Jeff Mayweather said to Mlive.com. "Floyd's a beast. The only thing I can attribute it to is his own strength, in his mind, and having a real strength trainer for the first time. Originally, I think Floyd got [Ariza] just to mess with Manny's mind. But he knows Manny's history and his flaws and everything else."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by aboutfkntime on 03-22-2015

[QUOTE=megadeth;15491991]Who is "this guy"?? Of course Floyd lies, just like Pac does. The only difference is that Pac's lies are[B] ignored[/B] by most.[/QUOTE] No, not ignored..... they are accepted by most, which is worse.

Comment by aboutfkntime on 03-22-2015

[QUOTE=kmas-ski;15491736][QUOTE=Ahmed_Ismail;15491700] No what's funny is when you *****sexuals called'em "Ariza Shakes" when he was with Manny. Now when Floyd hires Ariza it's soley based on "strength and conditioning" All yall over the top fans are comical... both sides[/QUOTE] The reason…

Comment by aboutfkntime on 03-22-2015

[QUOTE=Rath;15491527]but that's how your logic works. since Ariza is a long time friend of Memo then Ariza is a PED dealer too like memo. Since Buboy was a Friend of Ariza then Buboy is a PED dealer too and since…

Comment by 5.4ever on 03-22-2015

Incredible how people can stand behind a boxer who uses these tactics against his opponents... Boxing should be the best of one man vs the best of another... Not one man Finding every way to cheat his opponent...

Comment by gdub27 on 03-22-2015

[QUOTE=Butler;15491375]yeah right Rios hired Ariza too.. look what happened.. not only did Rios lose, he tested positive..[/QUOTE] He tested for that because a trainer can train you but if you can't put the fork down then you will be physically…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (75)
Top Headlines Spence: Jermell Charlo Beats Hurd, Enters Pound-For-Pound Photos: Gabe Rosado, Luis Arias Battle To a Split Draw Photos: Claressa Shields Earns More Gold, Easily Beats Rankin Archie Sharp Aims To Land Ryan Garcia, His Female Fans Too Buboy Studying Broner, Getting Pacquiao's Camp Ready Rizin CEO Warns: Nasukawa Will Aim To Knock Mayweather Out! Josh Kelly: Usyk Not Ready For Joshua, Can He Take The Power? Seniesa Estrada Wins Big; Tom Schwarz and Krasniqi Win Too Jarrell Miller Blasts Out Bogdan Dinu in Four Rounds Jarrell Miller vs. Bogdan Dinu - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Claressa Shields Dominates Hannah Rankin, Wins Decision Claressa Shields vs. Hannah Rankin - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Brandon Rios Breaks Down, Stops Ramon Alvarez in Ninth Brandon Rios vs. Ramon Alvarez - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Gabe Rosado, Luis Arias Fight To a Twelve Round Split Draw Gabe Rosado vs. Luis Arias - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Miller-Dinu Undercard Results From Mulvane, Kansas Kerman Lejarraga Knocks Frankie Gavin Out in Fourth Round Harley Benn Gets Win, Moves To 5-0 In Brentwood Michael Dutchover Takes Out Ruben Tamayo in Three Rounds Liam Taylor Beats Tyrone Nurse, Moves Closer To British Title Cornflake Beats Arnaoutis, Driven To Be 'World-Class-Level Fighter' Luis Coria Faces Stiff Test in Thomas Valdez in Arizona Jarrell Miller: Deontay Wilder Might Knock Tyson Fury's Head Off! Spence, Crawford Trade Heated Words - Agree on $1 Million Bet Chordale Booker Ready To Show He's 'The Gift' in North Carolina Kerman Lejarraga Will Become a Huge Attraction, Says DiBella Promoter: Dinu's A Top-10 Heavyweight; Toughest Fight For Miller Omar Figueroa Craves Errol Spence Rematch in The Future Jarrell Miller: I'll Impose Will On Dinu & Get Him Out Of There Photos: Maurice Hooker Breaks Down, Stops Alex Saucedo Lennox Lewis: Wilder-Fury Will NOT Look Like Klitschko-Fury Daily Bread Mailbag: Spence-Garcia, Mayweather, Usyk, More Photos: Kavaliauskas in Line For Crawford After Arriaza KO Win Frank Warren Discusses a Big December For British Boxing Chael Sonnen Cautions of Mayweather-Nasukawa Double Cross Arum: We're Going To Look Very Closely at Crawford-Kavaliauskas Whyte Warns: Joshua Will Get a "Whooping" When Time Comes Kavaliauskas: I'm Ready To Fight Terence Crawford Next! Terence Crawford, Errol Spence Meet Face To Face in Oklahoma
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement