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FREDDIE ROACH AND THE WILD CARD GYM (CONCLUSION)
Tue, 17 Feb 2009
Freddie Roach is an avid fan of ?The Greatest? Muhammad Ali. He had a picture of Ali giving advices to his daughter Laila, who took up the ruthless sport following his footsteps. The picture was taken at the Wild Card Gym. Accordin
FREDDIE ROACH AND THE WILD CARD GYM (PART II)
Mon, 16 Feb 2009
Freddie Roach was born on March 5, 1960 in Dedham, Massachusetts and he will be turning 49 next month. There were seven kids in their family and his dad was an ex-pro fighter who wanted his children to become boxers also.
FREDDIE ROACH AND THE WILD CARD GYM
Sun, 15 Feb 2009
The term ?wild card? in American slang refers to something unpredictable. The name perfectly fits the Wild Card Gym, in Hollywood, the ideal place to train Manny Pacquiao and other prominent fighters. The Gym make
UNDEFEATED: CALZAGHE, MAYWEATHER, MARCIANO, ET AL
Sat, 14 Feb 2009
On February 5, 2009, Joe Calzaghe announced his retirement from professional boxing, winning all 46 professional fights with 32 KO victories. He was rated by Ring Magazine as one of the top 10 pound for pound
DONAIRE RUNNING OUT OF QUALITY OPPONENTS
Tue, 10 Feb 2009
Nonito Donaire, Jr. was scheduled to face Mexican Fernando Montiel in a WBO super flyweight championship, but things went sour when Montiel could not make the weight limit anymore. The replacement was announced to be P
THE REAL DREAM MATCH: PACQUIAO VS. MAYWEATHER
Sun, 08 Feb 2009
After Oscar de la Hoya, the number one pay-per-view earner in boxing, was beaten by Manny Pacquiao in the Dream Match that turned out to be his nightmare,
JUANMA LOPEZ -- GERRY PE?ALOSA?S ACID TEST
Fri, 06 Feb 2009
Geronimo "Gerry" Pe?alosa was able to hold two world championship belts, the WBC super flyweight and the WBO bantamweight titles. The San Carlos City native is considered an excellent defensive boxer and counter-puncher. A
HATTON CAN PULL THE TRIGGER, BUT CAN HE HIT THE TARGET?
Thu, 05 Feb 2009
No less than Manny Pacquiao?s ?boxing father? coach and trainer Freddie Roach proclaimed that Ricky Hatton ?can pull the trigger.? Unlike the last Pacman foe, the Golden Boy Oscar de la Hoya, whom Roach precisely predicted as the boxer
NIETES? QUEST FOR SUPERSTARDOM
Wed, 04 Feb 2009
World Boxing Organization (WBO) mini-flyweight champion Donnie ?Ahas? Nietes will make his second title defense against Mexican Erik Ramirez in Oaxaca, Mexico. This is a tough assignment for Nietes since he will be fi
PACQUIAO?S RING RATINGS: #1 POUND-FOR-POUND, #2 LIGHTWEIGHT, AND #5 WELTERWEIGHT
Tue, 03 Feb 2009
Manny Pacquiao maybe rated number one pound-for-pound fighter by the authoritative Ring Magazine and its 2008 Fighter of the Year, but he is ranked lesser in the lightweight and welterweight divisions. The Pacman ranks number 5