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Ramirez defends WBC belt minus Roach

Jul 06, 2018 - 11:00 AM

The iconic boxing trainer won't be around when Jose Ramirez tries to retain his super lightweight world title

WORLD CHAMPION. Under Freddie Roach, Jose Ramirez (left) bagged a world title by beating fellow American Amir Imam in New York on March 17. Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao will knock out Bradley, says trainer Robert Garcia

Mar 14, 2016 - 2:43 PM

Trainer Robert Garcia believes that Manny Pacquiao will punctuate his rivalry with Timothy Bradley Jr in convincing fashion

ONE MORE FIGHT. Boxing trainer Robert Garcia thinks Manny Pacquiao will score his first knockout in years against Timothy Bradley Jr. File photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Mayweather wants to erase doubts in Maidana rematch

Jul 18, 2014 - 2:18 PM

Floyd Mayweather Jr says he wants to defeat Marcos Maidana more conclusively in their second fight but vows to choose his opponent s gloves once again

ONE MORE TIME. Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) says that Marcos Maidana deserves a second shot at his unbeaten record because of his solid challenge in their first fight. Photos by AFP

Introducing Pacquiao conditioning coach Cecilio Flores

Mar 08, 2014 - 3:58 AM

Conditioning coach Cecilio Flores came to the Philippines to chase his dream of working with Manny Pacquiao It paid off

DREAMS COME TRUE. Cecilio Flores at the Pacman Wild Card Gym in General Santos City, Philippines. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Rios: Pacquiao did not hurt me one bit

Nov 24, 2013 - 6:25 PM

Brandon Rios denies he was at all hurt by Manny Pacquiao despite receiving a beating from the Filipino in his unanimous decision defeat

All you need to know about Pacquiao-Rios

Nov 23, 2013 - 4:06 PM

Rappler compares both fighters and tells you why this fight is important and what to expect for the showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios

CLASH IN COTAI. Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios will step in the ring Sunday, November 24 for the WBO International Welterweight Championship. Photo by Dale de la Rey/AFP

Rios' trainer says Pacquiao has slowed down

Nov 23, 2013 - 1:54 PM

Two days before the Clash in Cotai in Macau on Sunday Brandon Rios’ trainer Robert Garcia says Manny Pacquiao is no longer as dangerous as he used to be

PAST HIS PRIME. Brandon Rios' trainer Robert Garcia says Manny Pacquiao is not the same fighter he once was. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

'Pacquiao is not the same fighter he used to be'

Nov 22, 2013 - 2:56 PM

Brandon Rios trainer Robert Garcia says Manny Pacquiao is still a good fighter but believes he is past his peak

NOT THE BEST. Brandon Rios' trainer Robert Garcia believes Manny Pacquiao is no longer as good as he once was. Photo by Edwin Espejo

Rios to Pacquiao: I'm not your tune-up fight

Nov 21, 2013 - 12:59 AM

If Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao and up and coming boxer Brandon Rios are to be believed that they are at the best shape of their life then the bout on Sunday November 24 for the vacant WBO international welterweight title will surely be one for the books

Roach gets into a scuffle with Rios’ camp

Nov 20, 2013 - 10:38 PM

Tensions rise as Manny Pacquiao’s coach Freddie Roach gets into a scuffle with members of Brandon Rios’ camp days ahead of the Clash in Cotai

HIGHLIGHTS: Pacquiao-Rios pre-fight press conference

Nov 20, 2013 - 9:35 PM

Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios face the press four days before their Clash in Cotai

Pacquiao, Rios react to trainers' scuffle; Ariza not sorry

Nov 20, 2013 - 8:18 PM

Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios say their trainers scuffle won t affect their fights but Robert Garcia and Freddie Roach argue their respective camps had done nothing wrong

HIGHLIGHTS: Pacquiao-Rios Fight Week Day 2

Nov 20, 2013 - 4:46 PM

Day 2 of Pacquiao Rios Fight Week in Macau took a peculiar twist when Pacquiao head coach Freddie Roach got into a tussle with the Rios camp Here is a chronological sequence of the day s events

Pacquiao's, Rios' coaches get into heated scuffle

Nov 20, 2013 - 11:52 AM

The rumble involved Freddie Roach getting kicked right below his chest

Mostly Filipino crowd welcomes Pacquiao, Rios in Macau

Nov 19, 2013 - 11:37 PM

Fight week officially begins as Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios arrive in Macau for one of the biggest boxing bouts of the year a fight crucial to both boxers careers

MOSTLY FILIPINO. An overwhelmingly Filipino crowd cheers for Manny Pacquiao at the grand arrival of both fighters. Photo by Rappler

Opinion: Should Amir Khan part ways with Freddie Roach?

Jul 24, 2012 - 5:42 PM

To save his career Amir Khan needs to say goodbye to Freddie Roach thank him for all the help and move on to bigger and better things