Following his decisive win over Lucas Matthysse in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, newly minted WBA welterweight champion took to social media to clarify who will guide his boxing career from this point forward. In a short, but direct, post on Instagram, Pacquiao says he will be making the decisions. Not long time promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank Boxing. I, through MP Promotions, will be handling any and all negotiations for my next fight. Nobody is authorized to speak on my behalf. You know my number, call me. Speaking to Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times, Arum will be flying to the Phillippines for a last-ditch effort to salvage the relationship with Pacquiao. Arum said…
With the rubber match just over a week away, Manny Pacquiao and company hosted an open media workout at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles to give a sneak peak at his preparedness and recovery from recent shoulder surgery. In what could be his last professional fight, the Pac-Man reflected on his illustrious career and shared what he will miss the most when he’s officially retired and fully focused on political responsibilities in the Philippines.
LIVE from the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles, get a bird’s eye view as Manny Pacquiao’s trains with the cameras rolling. The workout begins at 6PM ET/ 3PM PT
Continuing it’s commitment to bringing luxury events to the world of MMA, Smash Global, in association Jackie Kallen, presented Smash Global III a black-tie charity gala honoring Hall-of-Fame trainer Freddy Roach and benefiting the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. Taking place at the Hollywood Taglyan Complex the star-studded event brought together dignitaries from the worlds of boxing and MMA for a night of fine dining and networking all for a good cause. Before heading inside to formally begin the night’s festivities, attendees walked the red carpet and gave their well wishes to the man of the hour, Hall-of-Fame trainer Freddy Roach. Sharing stories of admiration for Roach’s accomplishments in and outside of the…
BEVERLY HILLS, CA — At Tuesday’s press conference in Beverly Hills to formally announce his upcoming trilogy fight with Timothy Bradley, future Hall of Famer Manny Pacquiao teased that the bout may not be his last.
BEVERLY HILLS – Tuesday at 12:30PM PT, future Hall of Famer Manny Pacquiao and WBO welterweight super champion Timothy Bradley come together once more to formally announce the final stanza of their trilogy scheduled to take place in Las Vegas on April 9th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and you can watch it here LIVE. The first stop on a two city tour the combatants will be joined by their respective trainers Freddy Roach, Teddy Atlas and Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum.
If you were eagerly awaiting the announcement of Manny Pacquiao’s next, and potentially final opponent, you’ll have to wait a little while longer. According to his promoter Bob Arum, Pacquiao was expected to make a selection on Friday during the Metro PCS Friday Night Knockouts telecast on TruTv but according to a story by ESPN, the announcement won’t be happening as Pacquiao can’t decide who he wants to face. The delay announcement came by way of Arum spokesperson Fred Sternburg on Thursday. “I was asked to tell you on Bob’s behalf that, unfortunately, Top Rank will not have an announcement on truTV as originally planned as Manny is not ready to make a decision on…
LAS VEGAS – HOF trainer Freddy Roach (trainer of Miguel Cotto) addresses the media following Cotto’s loss. Cotto opted not to appear. During his address he says he feels Cotto won the fight, they deserve a rematch and his believe that Miguel Cotto will bounce back.
LAS VEGAS – At the conclusion of Saturday night’s Cotto vs Canelo pay-per-view fight, where Canelo Alvarez emerged the victor, promoter Oscar De La Hoya announces that Canelo will fight next in May and again in September. Dates previously held by Floyd Mayweather. Who will he fight?
In case you missed it watch as Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez, along with trainers Freddy Roach and Eddie Reynoso, sit down with Max Kellerman to discuss their upcoming bout on the HBO signature series, Face/Off. Watch as Cotto and Canelo maintain the appropriate levels of respect for each other, Roach bets his two houses and says Canelo isn’t a great fighter yet, and Reynoso says they are ready for whatever. When pressed by Kellerman on their physical attributes, Cotto concedes a size advantage to Canelo but Roach claims speed and technique for Cotto. Freddy Roach is the livest person in the room.