We'll be going live on a Manny Pacquiao conference call at 12:30 p.m. ET, so in about five minutes. Follow along on Twitter for quick updates and quotes. Freddie Roach and Bob Arum will also be on the call.
GSP having dinner with Freddie Roach. He tweets: "Great dinner with Freddie yesterday! Kids were asking for his autograph and completely ignoring me!!". Source: Twitter
Freddie Roach at work, ladies and gentlemen. Less than a month after Manny Pacquiao closed up Antonio Margarito's eye, Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre did the same to Josh Koscheck at UFC 124. Props: Cagewriter
"Any one of those guys out there -- Maidana, Bradley, Alexander. I feel like Amir Khan could beat them all in one night. It doesn't really matter. They're not the best guys out there. Amir Khan is." --Freddie Roach. Roach has a busy winter coming, as he has Pacquiao-Margarito on November 13, Cotto-Chavez and Martirosyan-Wolak on December 4, and Khan-TBA on December 11. (FanHouse) (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
This week on Pound 4 Pound Radio, heard weekly on SIRIUS 98, Sergio Mora deals with a severe plumbing problem at home as he discusses facing Shane Mosley on pay-per-view on September 18. Victor Ortiz, who will reportedly be on the undercard of that event, also checks in and breaks down his victory over Nate Campbell in May. In addition, Danny Jacobs, fresh out of the gym, talks about his first world title opportunity against Dmitry Pirog on July 31. Finally, Freddie Roach analyzes Julio Cesar Chavez' exciting bout with John Duddy, and the possibility of Manny Pacquiao facing Floyd Mayweather. Segment 1 - Segment 2
"If you concede to whatever Mayweather wants, that's giving him an edge. We're bigger than Mayweather. We don't need him. We don't work for him. "So, the way I feel now, we'll go fight Clottey, then we'll fight the winner of Mosley and Berto." -- Freddie Roach, speaking to the Los Angeles Times