Trainers Go Nuts in Macao

By Boxing News on November 20, 2013
Trainers Go Nuts in Macao
We owe it to our gender to show the world how little we've evolved. (Chris Farina/Top Rank)

People expect the worst from boxing and boxing is happy to oblige. While Manny Pacquiao remains cool, calm, collected, and out of sight, and Brandon Rios gleefully focuses on the task ahead, their trainers, Freddie Roach and Robert Garcia/Alex Ariza respectively, showed no such restraint. Of course we’re men, and as such we should be men and act accordingly (whatever that might mean). Whether ego driven, testosterone fueled, or in deference to our tree-swinging cousins, we owe it to to our gender to show the world how little we’ve evolved. The trainers clashed Wednesday morning at a gym in the basement of the Venetian Macao. There was cursing. There were racial slurs.There was kicking. And Roach’s Parkinson’s was mocked by the Rios camp (again). Welcome to thug life, brought you live on videotape. Watch it and weep.

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  1. NYIrish 06:07pm, 11/23/2013

    Boxing rarely deals with the top of the class. You’ll hear more ignorance under pressure from Rios corner tonight.

  2. Don from Prov 10:49am, 11/20/2013

    Ah, why weep?  It is boxing after all.

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