With potentially the biggest fight in recent memory nearly upon us, WBO welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao reflects on the importance of facing RING champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. this Saturday.
Trainer Freddie Roach: capable of offering a fair assessment of his charge, Manny Pacquiao, or hyperbolic hype-master? Whatever you decide, he sees something wholly different about the WBO welterweight titlist.
Manny Pacquiao spent the early part of Wednesday in the gym, then went down the street for what has become a pre-fight tradition: starring on the “Jimmy Kimmel Live” show.
Junior welterweight Ruslan Provodnikov is motivated for Lucas Matthysse on Saturday in a fight that potentially has brutality written all over it.
With the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao showdown less than a month away, veteran boxing writer Michael Woods wonders if the quiet version of Mayweather Jr. is just part of the promotion or a sign that the often-troubled superstar has matured. Freddie Roach isn’t buying it but wishes Mayweather were a better role model.
Nobody earned a cool grand for scoring a knockdown on Manny Pacquiao on day one of sparring at the famed Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, California, reported Pacman’s trainer Freddie Roach on Tuesday late afternoon to RingTV.com.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao say their May 2 fight, which many boxing fans believe should have taken place five years ago, is happening when it should. The two superstars met face to face for the first since the event was made on Wednesday at an L.A. press conference.
Freddie Roach and Manny Pacquiao had their first day of camp together at Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, California, on Monday. The two have eight weeks to prepare for the biggest fight in decades, Pacquiao’s May 2 showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Roach told RingTV.com’s Michael Woods that Pacquiao is physically and mentally dialed in for the big challenge.
RingTV caught up with Zou Shiming before the two-time Olympic gold medalist left Los Angeles to challenge IBF flyweight titleholder Amnat Ruenroeng on Saturday in Macau. Hall of famers Freddie Roach and Bob Arum spoke about training and promoting the Chinese star.
Is there any merit to the ‘Fighter A beats fighter B beats fighter C’ theory? Can it be applied to the May 2 super-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao? Michael Woods asked Freddie Roach these very questions.
While many others are geeking out over the May 2 meeting between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, others are waiting with bated breath for Ruslan Provodnikov-Lucas Matthysse. Our own Vladimir Lik caught up with the ‘Siberian Rocky’ for a one-on-one.