WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez came together for the second leg of their international press tour yesterday when they addressed the media in New York City.
Pacquiao kicked off the press conference at Chelsea Piers with a rendition of his single ‘Sometimes When We Touch’, along with the original composer and singer of the sentimental ballad Dan Hill.
Pacquiao and Marquez are scheduled to meet on November 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas for the Filipino’s WBO welterweight title, finishing a rivalry that started in 2004 at featherweight.
During a recent trip to Los Angeles we caught up with legendary trainer Freddie Roach at the infamous Wild Card Gym. In between working with members of the general public that use the gym, filming for his own documentary series on HBO and just running the place, the energetic coach stopped to answer a few questions…
With his stock fast rising in the States, WBA and IBF light-welterweight champion Amir Khan took the opportunity to cash in on the goodwill surrounding his destruction of Zab Judah last weekend by appearing on his first US talk show.
Legendary trainer Freddie Roach believes WBA and IBF champion Amir Khan poses a real threat to Floyd Mayweather’s undefeated record after his destruction of five-time world champion Zab Judah on Saturday night.
As the light-welterweight unification contest between WBA champion Amir Khan and IBF titleholder Zab Judah enters fight week, the Bolton man has gone into fight mode shutting down all direct communication with the outside world (translate as going off Twitter for a week).
It is being widely reported that pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao has parted ways with his business advisor and most trusted confidant Michael Koncz.
According to a report from respected Filipino boxing scribe Manny Piñol of Philboxing.com, Koncz was dismissed by Pacquiao after several mistakes regarding Pacquiao’s MP Promotions.
WBA light-welterweight champion Amir Khan and trainer Freddie Roach put on a mitt show for those in attendance at their media workout earlier this week. Khan who said his preparations for upcoming tussle with Zab Judah have gone swimmingly well, proved the point by being so fast he punched one of the mitts off Roach’s hands…