Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach on Canelo vs GGG, how the fight plays out, who he’s picking and more ahead of the super fight.
There’s perhaps fewer technically more adept people on the face of the planet to call Saturday night’s big fight than renowned coach Freddie Roach.
Trainer of many, many world champions over decades in the sport. Roach has seen it all.
James Toney, Mike Tyson, Manny Pacquiao some of the star pupils Roach has coached over the years – Roach has trained some of the biggest names in boxing.
Often known for his offensive style of coaching Roach prefers to get his fighters to get their punches of first rather than be defensive minded traditionally.
Speaking on TV to Stephen A.Smith and the rest of the ESPN panel here is Freddie Roach on Canelo vs GGG ahead of Saturday night:
There you have it.
Freddie is not writing Canelo off like a lot seem to be at the moment. Much of the late money appears to be going on Golovkin with a few days remaining.
Canelo has shown consistent improvement over the last few years since his sole defeat of his career to Floyd Mayweather and as Roach says above, he thinks these changes and improvements will be enough to change what happened when Canelo and Golovkin sparred in the past, where ‘GGG’ apparently got the better of the spar.