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Manny Pacquiao is peaking at the right time, insists Roach

Oct 24, 2016 - 05:37PM ET
Eight division world champion and Philippines Senator Manny Pacquiao is back in the United States to make the final preparations for his latest challenge against current WBO Welterweight titlist Jessie Vargas.  

Manny Pacquiao vs Barrera shocker: Roach recalls his favorite bout

Oct 19, 2016 - 03:21PM ET
In less than three weeks, future Hall of Fame fight legend Manny Pacquiao will enter the professional ring for the 67th time, as he takes on current WBO Welterweight title holder Jessie Vargas at the Thomas and Mack Center in…  

Manny Pacquiao vs Vargas prediction: "No f***** way," Roach insists

Sep 11, 2016 - 03:43PM ET
With the staging of this past Thursday's press conference at the renowned Beverly Hills Hotel, featuring eight division world titlist Manny Pacquiao and current WBO Welterweight champion Jessie Vargas, Top Rank's promotion for their November 5th PPV event is now…  

Golovkin vs Brook predictions: Harsh forecasts by Manny Pacquiao and Roach

Sep 09, 2016 - 02:22PM ET
On Thursday, September 8, 50 year fight promoter Bob Arum, Philippines Senator Manny Pacquiao and Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach participated in a press conference at the Beverly Hills Hotel to announce their event, "Pacquiao vs. Vargas: Legend vs.…  

Manny Pacquiao: Trainer says Adrien Broner not in the same league, likes Garcia match-up

Sep 03, 2016 - 10:20AM ET
Two weeks ago, after former four division world titlist Adrien Broner was released from a 30-day incarceration, the trash-talking fighter from Cincinnati stated to ESNews that he eventually wanted to land a match-up against future Hall of Famer Manny Pacquiao.  

Manny Pacquiao: Does PacMan still need Freddie Roach?

Sep 02, 2016 - 03:55PM ET
Although the match-up between Manny Pacquiao and Jessie Vargas won't officially be announced until September 8 in Beverly Hills, California, the eight division world titlist has already begun preparing for the current WBO Welterweight champion at the famed Elorde Gym…  

Floyd Mayweather tells Roach: "I haven’t worked out a day"

Jul 28, 2016 - 10:25AM ET
Although eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao is still very much absorbed with his duties as a Senator of his beloved Philippines, rumors have been circulating throughout the boxing community of a potential November 5 return to the ring.  

Manny Pacquiao: Should PacMan avoid young lion, Terence Crawford?

Jul 25, 2016 - 11:02AM ET
It's difficult being Freddie Roach sometimes.  

Crawford vs Postol odds: Upset as solid as a Warren Buffett investment?

Jul 23, 2016 - 02:35PM ET
Tonight, from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, current WBO 140 pound champion Terence Crawford (28-0, 20 KOs) will challenge undefeated Viktor Postol (28-0, 12 KOs) for his WBC Super Lightweight title in the main event of a four-bout…  

Manny Pacquiao vs who? "Broner and Garcia are full of s**t," Roach insists

Jul 21, 2016 - 05:37PM ET
At the final press conference in support of this Saturday's, 140 pound unification bout between Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol, Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach took time out to speak with FightHubTV about Filipino fight legend Manny Pacquiao and…  

Manny Pacquiao vs Terrence Crawford: Top Rank Wants to Protect 'Ace in the Hole?'

Feb 16, 2016 - 12:23PM ET
Did Manny Pacquiao and Freddie roach target unbeaten, red hot Terrence Crawford for PacMan's presumed retirement party in April?  

Miguel Cotto: Team Wanted No Part of Amir Khan?

Feb 05, 2016 - 07:05PM ET
Earlier this week, hall of fame fight trainer Freddie Roach told FightHype that Team Khan, prior to reaching an agreement with Canelo Alvarez & Co., was interested in pursuing Cotto vs Khan.  

Manny Pacquiao: Roach Admits Fighter Not a KO Artist at 147

Feb 05, 2016 - 04:54AM ET
So what happened to that bloodthirsty gentleman who used to terrorize opponents in the ring?  

Cotto vs. Canelo prediction: “Miguel will win by knock-out,” says esteemed trainer

Aug 27, 2015 - 11:05AM ET
During the first stop of the four-city “Cotto vs Canelo” media tour, Hall of Fame fight trainer Freddie Roach made the most of his limited time in front of the podium, keeping his message to the fight fans in attendance…  
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