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  1. Bute to train with Roach

    Dan Rafael

    Former super middleweight titlist Lucian Bute has lost two of his last three fights and he was uncertain if he would continue his career. He lost his super middleweight belt by fifth-round knockout to Carl Froch in May 2012, rebounded six months l...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  2. Tapia's return; Soliman-Taylor site

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • Junior middleweight Glen Tapia (21-1, 13 KOs), 24, of Passaic, New Jersey, will be back in action to face Donatas Bondorovas (18-5-1, 6 KOs), 34, of Chicago, in a scheduled 10-round bout on Oct. 4 i...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  3. Pacquiao, Algieri kick off promo tour

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao, junior welterweight titlist Chris Algieri and their teams are about to embark on a trip that makes me ill to even think about. In an effort to promote Pacquiao's defense against Algieri on Nov. 22 (HBO PPV) at ...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  4. Roach has no problem with Cotto-GGG

    Dan Rafael

    Immediately after middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin knocked out former titleholder Daniel Geale in the third round last Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York, he called for a fight with the real middleweight champ, Miguel Cotto. ...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  5. Roach has Pacquiao-Provodnikov solution

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight titleholder Manny Pacquiao is due to return Nov. 22, probably in Macau, but he has no opponent at this point. Of course, the talk is of a fifth fight with rival Juan Manuel Marquez, who became his mandatory challenger with a clear una...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  6. Roach: 'Cotto KOs Martinez in four'

    Dan Rafael

    If there's one thing Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach likes to do, it's predict a knockout victory for his fighter. So it comes as no surprise that he is calling for Miguel Cotto to knock out middleweight champion Sergio Martinez when they meet Sat...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  7. Glen Tapia's return set

    Dan Rafael

    When last seen in the ring, junior middleweight prospect Glen Tapia made his HBO debut, taking on fearsome puncher James Kirkland on Dec. 7 and suffering a sixth-round knockout loss in a hellacious fight in which Tapia took a bad beating over the las...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  8. Roach responds to Bradley sockgate

    Dan Rafael

    When Timothy Bradley Jr. faced Manny Pacquiao two years ago and won an outrageous split decision and a welterweight belt in one of the worst calls in boxing history, Bradley himself knew that he did not fight as well as he is capable of. Although ...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  9. Roach: 'It's last call for Bradley'

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao spent the first few weeks of his training camp in the Philippines preparing for his April 12 rematch with welterweight titlist Timothy Bradley Jr. (HBO PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Last week, Pacquiao and trainer Freddie Roach r...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  10. Roach will now train Tapia

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight Glen Tapia made the trainer change this week that many believed he needed to make after the debacle of his last fight. Tapia (20-1, 12 KOs) will now be trained by Hall of Famer Freddie Roach, although Tapia told ESPN.com that l...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  11. Legends meet: Pacquiao, Dylan

    Dan Rafael

    Music legend Bob Dylan once wrote an entire song, "Hurricane," about the plight of middleweight Rubin "Hurricane" Carter. On Thursday, Dylan -- who is a boxing fan -- wasn't singing about a boxer but rather was in Los Angeles in attendance at trai...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  12. Pacquiao in L.A. for next phase

    Dan Rafael

    The Pacman has landed. Manny Pacquiao, on a quest to regain his welterweight title when he meets Timothy Bradley Jr. in a rematch, arrived in Los Angeles from the Philippines on Saturday night -- via Philippine Airlines Flight 102 -- for the secon...

    Blog | March 09, 2014
  13. With Brandon Rios on deck, Manny Pacquiao promises he isn't done ...

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao vows that his career isn't over, but Brandon Rios dares you to doubt him. Will age (or a Rios right hand) catch PacMan on Saturday in Macau?

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2013
  14. Pacquiao-Rios, will be a night -- or day -- to remember

    Dan Rafael

    While the Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios fight is in the morning in China, fans in the U.S. won't see any difference and will have the same PPV experience they are accustomed to.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2013
  15. Trainers testier than Pacquiao, Rios

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios have shown a lot of respect for each other throughout the promotion for their fight. Sure, they both predict victories, but they haven't gotten on each other too much. Their trainers? No so much. There is no doubt ...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  16. Provodnikov OK with no Roach

    Dan Rafael

    DENVER -- Junior welterweight contender Ruslan Provodnikov spent the last two months being trained by Freddie Roach, but Provodnikov won't have the Hall of Famer in his corner when he goes for a world title. Russia's Provodnikov (22-2, 15 KOs) cha...

    Blog | October 18, 2013