Freddie Roach

RingTv image RingTV poll: Trainer of the Year: Robert Garcia

RingTV poll: Trainer of the Year: Robert Garcia

Robert Garcia edged out rival Freddie Roach in RingTV.com’s year-end award fan poll for Trainer of the Year. [Editor’s note: this is not THE RING magazine’s official choice for Trainer of the Year. The magazine’s official year-end awards for 2013 will be announced in the March edition.]

RingTv image Reconstructing Manny Pacquiao

Reconstructing Manny Pacquiao

In tomorrow’s matchup with Brandon Rios, Manny Pacquiao and his team will also need to vanquish a second enemy: the image of the Filipino icon lying unconscious on the canvas in Las Vegas.

RingTv image Roach: I don’t want Pacquiao and Provodnikov to fight

Roach: I don’t want Pacquiao and Provodnikov to fight

Freddie Roach, who trains both Manny Pacquiao and Ruslan Provodnikov, is not keen on his top two boxers fighting in the near future. Bob Arum, Pacquiao’s promoter, recently stated that Pacquiao could face Provodnikov if he beats Brandon Rios on Saturday.

RingTv image Video: Alex Ariza on Freddie Roach incident, work with Brandon Rios

Video: Alex Ariza on Freddie Roach incident, work with Brandon Rios

Strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza spoke with RingTV’s Ryan Songalia about the kicking incident that transpired Wednesday afternoon between himself and Freddie Roach at a public workout in Macau. Ariza, who previously worked with Roach as Manny Pacquiao’s strength coach, also discussed his work with Brandon Rios.

RingTv image Q&A: Ruslan Provodnikov

Q&A: Ruslan Provodnikov

Ruslan Provodikov was one-half of one of the best fights so far of 2013, his brutal 12-round battle with Tim Bradley in March. The Russian bomber tells RingTV.com that his Saturday showdown with Mike Alvarado will be just as dramatic. “I think it will be another candidate for fight of the year,” said Provodnikov.