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  1. Cotto at MSG, and Pacquiao vs. Marquez?

    Michael Woods

    Freddie Roach will bring client Miguel Cotto back to Madison Square Garden on June 7, to attempt to take Sergio Martinez's WBC middleweight title. Roach is on a nice run, with Manny Pacquiao looking good against Brandon Rios in November, and then ...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  2. Roach has full slate with Cotto, Provodnikov

    Michael Woods

    Saturday night, his top client turned in a damned fine performance, no matter what the nattering naysayers, the critique cabal, might be saying. Freddie Roach deserves a splash of sun, a session at a fancy resort kicking back, sipping cool bevera...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  3. Who's next for Mayweather, Pacquiao?

    Michael Woods

    Boxing fans are keen to see Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao square off, but that faceoff always seems to stall on the runway. It looks like we'll have to be content to learn, in the near future, who each man will next fight. Floyd has been te...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  4. NYFightblog looks back on 2013 (Part 2)

    Michael Woods

    The Big Apple fight scene was pretty darned vibrant in 2013, with Barclays Center further emerging as a go-to player in the mix as Golden Boy placed pretty compelling fights in Brooklyn -- even if Vegas, California and Texas sometimes got more love t...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  5. Miguel Cotto demolishes Delvin Rodriguez

    Michael Woods

    Cynics -- and I dare say that is most of the folks who have been covering boxing for any length of time -- took it with two grains of salt when Miguel Cotto and new trainer Freddie Roach both said that they were working on bringing back the "old" Cot...

    Blog | October 06, 2013
  6. Pacquiao, Arum in NYC to tout Macao fight

    Michael Woods

    NEW YORK -- The boxing world has shifted measurably this year, and further proof of that was presented Tuesday, when Brooklyn-born promoter Bob Arum brought his top draw, Manny Pacquiao, to New York City. Pacquiao (54-5-2, age 34) will meet Brando...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  7. Roach: Mayweather is a little bit boring

    Michael Woods

    Five time Boxing Writers Association of America Trainer of the Year Freddie Roach saw Floyd Mayweather do his thing in Las Vegas on Saturday night. His verdict? "Mayweather fought careful, calculated," he said. "The fight against Robert Guerrero was ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  8. Roach: Rios the right foe for Pacquiao

    Michael Woods

    Manny Pacquiao has lost his past two bouts, so his next scrap, against Brandon Rios in Macau on Nov. 24 (Nov. 23 in the U.S.) is beyond crucial. I checked in with Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie Roach, and asked him for his take on the bout, Rios as ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  9. Arum should know Manny foe by Sunday

    Michael Woods

    Bob Arum is looking to determine who will get the coveted slot to fight Manny Pacquiao in his next bout by Sunday, he told NYFightblog during a Wednesday press conference at Madison Square Garden. The press conference was called to hype the Saturday ...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  10. Roach sees Donaire-Rigo as '50-50'

    Michael Woods

    Freddie Roach -- who was in the corner of Top Rank prospect Zou Shiming, the two-time gold medalist from China, last Saturday in Macau -- chatted with NYFightblog about the faceoff between Nonito Donaire and Guillermo Rigondeaux, which unfolds Saturd...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  11. Should Pacquiao fight on?

    Michael Woods

    For Manny Pacquiao fans, the best-case scenario heading into his Dec. 8 clash with Juan Manuel Marquez was that he'd conclusively beat Marquez, preferably by KO, and then hammer out a deal to meet Floyd Mayweather in the spring. Things went off th...

    Blog | January 19, 2013
  12. Malignaggi: Khan was hooked like a fish

    Michael Woods

    He was a 6-to-1 underdog, in one of those situations where by and large, beyond his family, nobody expected Danny Garcia of Philly to beat the Brit Amir Khan in their junior welterweight title consolidation showdown Saturday night in Las Vegas. A...

    Blog | July 16, 2012
  13. Chambers aiming (again) at Klitschko

    Michael Woods

    So ... it didn't go swimmingly the first time around. Would Eddie Chambers even want another go at a Klitschko, even if it meant another tasty payday? "I would absolutely want another crack at [Wladimir] Klitschko," Chambers said. "He's the best o...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  14. Roach: No interest in Pac-Marquez IV

    Michael Woods

    Word is out that Juan Manuel Marquez will not, in fact, be gloving up at Cowboys Stadium in July, and it looks as though he'll be playing the waiting game, holding out for Manny Pacquiao and a fourth tangle between the two tighterthanthis rivals. ...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  15. Roach finally watched Mayweather-Cotto, says Floyd is "hittable"

    Michael Woods

    Freddie Roach got around to watching the May 5 Floyd Mayweather-Miguel Cotto fight last night. You'll forgive Dedham Freddie for the delay; he has an excuse, in that he's been knee deep in getting Amir Khan ready for the Lamont Peterson rematch, whic...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  16. How to take a punch, starring Freddie Roach and Peter Quillin

    Michael Woods

    Trainer of the moment Freddie Roach shares some wisdom on a subject he knows intimately. The former pro pug, who to be frank ate a couple along the way, because he was basically fearless, tells in this video how to take a punch, to the head and body....

    Blog | April 14, 2012