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Old 12-01-2012, 08:32 AM   #19
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Default Re: why do all the people Roach tries to help...

Originally Posted by KnuckleUp99 View Post
Not fair to say. His record has to be taken at face value. The only way to gauge a trainer's abilities are based on what his resume says.....and Roach has quite the resume. Not to mention his mentor was the late great Eddie can't have a better teacher in the sweet science than that. You drive a hard bargain.
What fighters has he built from the ground up or dramatically improved? Maybe Pac, but I think you can make a good case for Ariza's conditioning being the difference there. He's had a lot of big names for a fight or two and they move on. I like his calmness in the corner during fights but he doesn't seem to give good advice. And during interviews he appears to be an egotistical trash talker.
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