101 Search Results for freddie roach

Feb 22, 2017 10:15 am

How Freddie Roach helped secure Georges St-Pierre’s new UFC deal

By the sound of things, the MMA community owes famed boxing trainer Freddie Roach a big ‘thank you!’ Earlier this month, it was announced that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre had reached a multi-fight deal with the UFC, which the pair were close to finalizing. Shortly after, it was announced that St-Pierre had officially...

Jan 3, 2017 10:29 am

Freddie Roach: Ronda Rousey should retire

This past weekend at UFC 207, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey made her return to the Octagon for the first time since suffering the first loss of her career at the hands of Holly Holm over a year ago. Unfortunately for Rousey, her return didn’t go as planned. While leading up to the...

Dec 16, 2016 12:20 pm

VIDEO | Freddie Roach on Conor McGregor: ‘He’s not that good of a fighter’

Famed boxing coach and trainer Freddie Roach has worked with some big names in mixed martial arts. From Georges St-Pierre to Anderson Silva, Roach is familiar with talent in both MMA and of course, boxing. With current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor recently getting his boxing license, it has caused quite a buzz in the...


Sep 29, 2016 6:45 pm

Freddie Roach roasts Conor McGregor: He punched like a girl against Nate Diaz

Last month at UFC 202, featherweight champion Conor McGregor not only avenged his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz, but also left the MMA community stunned as he dropped the Stockton superstar three times over the course of the fight. Diaz, who has only been finished once over the course of his 12-year, 30 fight...

Jul 14, 2016 10:25 pm

Freddie Roach: Michael Bisping declined fight with Georges St-Pierre

After Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 to claim the UFC middleweight championship, it was revealed that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre had reached out to Bisping’s camp for a fight. Bisping stated that if St-Pierre, who hasn’t fought since 2014, wanted a title shot, all he...

Jun 8, 2016 11:18 am

VIDEO | Freddie Roach wonders what’s in store for him following Muhammad Ali’s death

Earlier this week tragedy struck the combat sports community when it was announced that boxing icon Muhammad Ali had passed away at the age of 74. While Ali’s death was undoubtably devastating for many members of the combat sports community, Ali’s death certainly hit close to home for famed boxing trainer Freddie Roach. Roach also...

May 31, 2016 12:00 pm

Floyd Mayweather asks Freddie Roach to help train Conor McGregor

While a potential fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather has yet to be formally announced, combat sports fans haven’t been able to resist discussing the potential matchup. Famed boxing trainer Teddy Atlas went on record saying that he wouldn’t train McGregor to fight Mayweather because of the overwhelming odds, however Freddie Roach has stated...

May 31, 2016 10:59 am

Conor McGregor not doing well against Freddie Roach trained pro boxers

With talk of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match currently being the talk of the combat sports world, famed boxing trainer Freddie Roach has found himself in the middle of the situation. After Teddy Atlas stated that he wouldn’t train McGregor for a fight with Mayweather, Roach stated the he would in...

May 28, 2016 6:42 am

VIDEO | Freddie Roach weighs in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

While the odds of a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match actually happening are still relatively low despite reports that the bout will go down in September, the MMA community can’t help but think ‘what if’. Earlier this week, famed trainer Teddy Atlas weighed in on the situation, stating that he didn’t think McGregor...

May 17, 2016 8:51 am

Freddie Roach will help Conor McGregor train for Floyd Mayweather

While a boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is reportedly being discussed, the odds of a fight between the pair happening are rather slim given that McGregor fights in the UFC, and Mayweather is currently retired from boxing. Despite that, if a fight were to go down between two of the most powerful...

Apr 4, 2016 1:46 am

VIDEO | Freddie Roach gives his prediction on Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor rematch

Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor are set to headline UFC 200 in a non-title welterweight rematch. The historic UFC 200 event takes place on July 7th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Freddie Roach, famed boxing trainer and owner of the Wild Card Gym talks about their initial matchup and gives his pick for the rematch. Are...

Apr 1, 2016 10:43 am

VIDEO | Freddie Roach details one condition for a Georges St-Pierre return fight

Famed boxing coach Freddie Roach has trained with some of MMA’s elite including both Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva. The owner and head trainer of the Wild Card Boxing Club has been busy preparing his star fighter Manny Pacquiao for his supposed last fight before retiring against Timothy Bradley but touched upon St-Pierre’s highly rumored...

Feb 4, 2016 9:05 am

Freddie Roach breaks down Conor McGregor’s 13 second KO win

Back at UFC 194 Conor McGregor knocked out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds. The win was not only the biggest one of McGregor’s career, but also one of the biggest moments in combat sports history. In the wake of the bout McGregor announced that he would be moving up to lightweight to challenge Rafael...

Jan 17, 2016 9:51 am

OUCH! Freddie Roach Video: Talks Ronda Rousey – Not sure on rematch –

Freddie Roach is waiting to see if he’ll be training Miguel Cotto in a possible bout against Juan Manuel Marquez this year. The legendary boxing trainer gave his views on Holly Holm and Ronda Rousey in this brief interview and offers his point of view on the historic UFC 193 event from a boxing perspective....

Jan 11, 2016 3:43 pm

Freddie Roach on Cotto: Manuel Marquez – Would be perfect

Legendary trainer Freddie Roach is back at it again and this time he has 4 time division champion Miguel Cotto looking for a fight and Roach thinks he found his fighter. Manuel Marquez appears to be fit for the plan that Roach has in store.  Marquez (56-7-1, 40 KO) hasn’t seen action since his unanimous...

Nov 17, 2015 8:41 pm

Freddie Roach on Rousey’s boxing: ‘It was embarrassing’

Saturday night at UFC 193 Holly Holm put on a striking clinic, laying out the blueprint for how to negate Ronda Rousey’s elite level Judo and keep Rousey off her game with flawless striking and footwork. Famed boxing coach Freddie Roach spoke to Fight Hub TV to discuss Holm’s win over Rousey, as well as...

Oct 21, 2015 9:47 am

GSP training with Freddie Roach again at Wild Card Boxing Club in LA

Speculation continues to grow that Georges St-Pierre will make a return to fighting in the UFC again. GSP’s post to Instagram on Tuesday has even more people thinking that he is itching to get a fight in. “Rush” was in LA training once again at the infamous Wild Card Boxing Club with world-renowned trainer Freddie...

May 5, 2015 4:02 pm

WRAP IT UP! Floyd Mayweather and Freddie Roach Argue Over Glove Wraps

The fight may be over, but the behind the scenes footage is just starting to roll out. One of the occurances that prevented this bout between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao from happening for so long was their need to agree upon EVERYTHING. Now, Freddie Roach has some objections as Floyd Mayweather gets taped and...

May 3, 2015 6:48 am

Freddie Roach On Mayweather’s Performance: ‘I Thought He Ran Very Well’

During the post-fight press conference Manny Pacquiao’s trainer, Freddie Roach, had a few things to say about Floyd Mayweather. When asked how he thought Mayweather moved during the fight, this was Roach’s response: “I thought he ran very well. You know, when he wasn’t punching he was just running and moving backwards. I feel Manny...

Apr 24, 2015 1:48 pm

Freddie Roach Talks May-Pac In Epic Fight Breakdown

Combat sport legend Freddie Roach breaks down the upcoming bout between his fighter Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather. Even though Roach is Pac-Man’s coach, he still gives a lot of respect to Mayweather in this video! The bout between Mayweather and Pacquiao is set to break pay-per-view records and should live up to the hype....