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.
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum talks to RingTV.com about the kicking incident between Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach and Brandon Rios’ conditioning coach Alex Ariza, plus the possibility of Pacquiao facing Ruslan Provodnikov and more.
Boxing-bred former amateur star Karl Dargan faces fellow unbeaten lightweight prospect Michael Brooks on Saturday in Verona, N.Y. The fight is the co-feature to the Vyacheslav Glazkov-Garrett Wilson main event, which will be televised by NBC.
Little is known about what former heavyweight contender David Tua has left as he approaches his clash with Alexander Ustinov on Saturday in New Zealand. The 40-year-old puncher, one of the most popular big men of the 1990s, says he’s ready but he also knows that he’s near the end of his career.
Filipino veteran Rolly Lunas will make his U.S. debut this Saturday when he faces sturdy contender Chris Avalos in a 10-round junior featherweight bout at the AVI Resort & Casino in Laughlin, Nev. The fight will be televised on UniMas.
WBO junior flyweight titleholder Donnie Nietes and WBO 105-pound titleholder Merlito Sabillo will make their next title defenses at home on Nov. 30, when they face separate opponents at the Araneta Coliseum in Manila, Philippines.
After training Miguel Cotto for last Saturday’s Delvin Rodriguez fight, Freddie Roach arrived to Manny Pacquiao’s gym in General Santos City, Philippines, on Thursday. Roach, who brought two sparring partners with him, will take over the final six weeks of Pacquiao’s camp for the Nov. 24 bout with Brandon Rios.
Manny Pacquiao works the heavybag and double-end bag at his Pacman Wild Card Gym in General Santos City, Philippines as he prepares for his Nov. 24 bout against Brandon Rios in Macau, China. Pacquiao’s speed, timing and reflexes are gradually coming together.
Jermall Charlo, a 14-0 junior middleweight prospect, is looking to gain ground on his slightly more advanced twin, Jermell, a 21-0 standout in the same division, by looking sharp against fringe contender Antwone Smith on Friday’s edition of ShoBox: The New Generation.
Manny Pacquiao addresses the media at the Venetian Resort in Macau at the press conference announcing his Nov. 23 clash with Brandon Rios.
Brandon Rios spoke to RingTV.com’s Ryan Songalia about his feelings about his Nov. 24 showdown Manny Pacquiao after the first press stop in Macau. Rios also ripped into his critics. Parental discretion is advised. (Rios uses rather colorful language when expressing himself.)
Junior welterweight Jason Pagara scored a unanimous decision over Aaron Herrera on Saturday at the Waterfront Hotel in Cebu City, Philippines. The 24-year-old is popular and clearly the best 140-pounder in the Philippines, but he’s limited in terms of talent and technique.
RingTV.com’s Ryan Songalia spoke with a very confident (and crass) Adrien Broner after the New York City press conference for the undefeated WBC lightweight beltholder’s Saturday title defense against former 140-pound titleholder Gavin Rees.