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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...

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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 Futch....you 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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