Saturday, May 19, 2012

Coach Freddie Roach

With the connection to the upcoming fight of Pacquiao vs Bradley this June 9, 2012 live from MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas Nevada, it is of great idea of making a discussion and knowing more about the people behind the strengths, inspiration and success of both fighters. As of now, let us first know the ridiculous yet amazing and incredible coach of Manny Pacman Pacquiao; Coach Frederick Freddie Roach.


Real name:         Frederick Roach
Nickname(s)      Master Roach
La Cucaracha
The Choir Boy
Rated at:              Featherweight
Super Featherweight
Nationality:         American
Birthdate:            March 5, 1960
Age:                       52 years old
Birth Place: Dedham, Massachusetts
Stance  Orthodox
Boxing records:
Total fights          53
Wins      40
Wins by KO         15
Losses   13
Draws   0

Interesting Facts:

52 year old Coach Freddie Roach is currently one of the best American boxing trainers in the world. Roach is once a professional boxer that his name is pleaded to the entire arena of boxing realm. A mixture of three different races; Irish, Canadian and French, Roach do have the name now in boxing history. Producing and molding great boxers of all time. He is currently the boxing coach of UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre, as well as trainer of eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao, former world champion Amir Khan, current WBC Middleweight Champion Julio César Chávez, Jr. and top prospects Jose Benavidez, Peter Quillin and Vanes Martirosyan. Roach was also the trainer of former two-time world champion and arguably one of the best women boxers Lucia Rijker.

Roach is also a nominee for Trainer of the Year by the Boxing Writers Association of America in 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010. A great name that as a boxer addict and fanatic you should know and be on your list.


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