Freddie Roach

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Trainer Freddie Roach and boxer Manny Pacquiao:  The 39-year-old congressman has not his final decision who will be his trainer for the fight in Kuala Lumpur on July 14th. Photograph:  Chris Hyde/Getty Images

Manny Pacquiao sounds like a confused fighter in the autumn of his career or, at the very least, the team around him are in disarray. Last week the Fi(...)

  Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor face off during their  news conference at the KA Theatre at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino  in Las Vegas. Photograph:  Ethan Miller/Getty Images

As fool’s errands go, making a case for Conor McGregor against Floyd Mayweather should come with a free jester’s hat. At least according to the boxing(...)

Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh is confident he can spring a surprise in fight with Floyd Mayweather. Photo: Gary Carr/Inpho

Conor McGregor’s UFC coach John Kavanagh has warned Floyd Mayweather the Irishman’s boxing skills are improving all the time. The mixed martial arts (...)

Manny Pacquiao’s world title fight with Jeff Horn will be “short and sweet” with a knockout likely, his trainer Freddie Roach  predicted.  Photograph: Patrick Hamilton/AFP/Getty Images

In a country blessed with a wealth of sporting options to choose from, boxing features very low on the totem pole in Australia. Manny Pacquiao will (...)

WBA featherweight champion Carl Frampton: his appeal has brought thousands of fans from Ireland and beyond to the Las Vegas strip.  William Cherry/Presseye/INPHO

Carl Frampton grew up in Tiger’s Bay dreaming of becoming a world champion, but it is debatable whether his wildest imagination captured him on a larg(...)

Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor square up in Dublin ahead of their proposed meeting at UFC 189, a fight that was cancelled after the Brazilian picked up an injury. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

1. Jose – gone in 60 seconds? John Kavanagh not only teaches Conor McGregor but learns from him too. His gut feeling that the fight could be over wit(...)

 Amir Khan is reported to have signed an agreement to fight  Manny Pacquiao next year. Photograph: PA

Amir Khan is reported to have signed an agreement to fight Manny Pacquiao next year, which sets pulses and alarm bells ringing simultaneously. A repor(...)

 Floyd Mayweather  sits in his corner between rounds against Manny Pacquiao during their welterweight unification championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images

On a night of many riches – from the “cheap” seats in the gods to the impossibly well-heeled gathering near the lit square below – Floyd Mayweather a(...)

Manny Pacquiao is hugged by Floyd Mayweather at the post-fight press conference. Also pictured are Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach and boxing promoter Bob Arum. Photo: EPA

Manny Pacquiao cast a shadow over Floyd Mayweather’s conclusive points victory in Las Vegas by claiming he considered postponing the welterweight show(...)

 Floyd Mayweather in defensive mode  against  Manny Pacquiao  during their welterweight unification boxing bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Photo:  John Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images

There were not enough superlatives to describe the excitement in the lead-up to the super fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, but in th(...)

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