LAS VEGAS - Conditioning coach Alex Ariza believes Manny Pacquiao is not yet past his prime, but insisted the boxing hero needs to fire the people around him and find a new team.Ariza, who joined Floyd Mayweather's camp following his ...
May 3, 2015
LAS VEGAS - Strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza played down his role in the welterweight unification bout between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather.Although he's now working for Mayweather after a falling out with Pacquiao and trainer Freddie roach, Ariza stressed ...
Apr 29, 2015
LOS ANGELES - Manny Pacquiao's conditioning coach assured the Filipino boxing hero will be in the best shape of his career for the Floyd Mayweather fight, dismissing concerns about anything from weight to chronic cramps."There's no more concern, he is ...
Apr 27, 2015
THE attempt of Floyd Mayweather Jr. to add swimming to his training regimen only drew a sarcastic reaction from Manny Pacquiao trainer Freddie Roach."Sounds like we should start calling him Floyd 'Flipper' Mayweather," said Roach, obviously referring to the old television ...
Apr 8, 2015
ALEX Ariza, the former strength and conditioning coach of Manny Pacquiao, refused to comment on the failed drug test of one-time lightweight champion Brandon Rios after working with the American in his last fight against the Filipino boxing icon.Rios tested ...
Dec 15, 2013
FOR attacking a much older man, Ilocos Sur governor Chavit Singson said Brandon Rios' conditioning coach Alex Ariza deserves to be fed to his tigers.A political kingpin down north who takes care of a number of tigers in his famous ...
Nov 24, 2013
MACAU - Robert Garcia believes the behavior of Alex Ariza during the scuffle with Manny Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach was uncalled for - the reason, Garcia said, he has asked the controversial strength and conditioning coach to issue a public apology."Definitely, ...
Nov 22, 2013
MACAU - Freddie Roach admits he rarely asks a favor from the generous Manny Pacquiao.But he's making an exception in the fight against Brandon Rios.Saying he felt ridiculed and violated in a bust-up against the group of Rios ...
Nov 22, 2013
MACAU - Stringent security measures will be implemented in the days leading to the Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios fight in the wake of the fracas that erupted between the trainers of both camps.Top Rank chairman Bob Arum said added security is going ...
Nov 20, 2013
MACAU - Just after doing the mitts with Freddie Roach in training Wednesday afternoon, Manny Pacquiao playfully mocked his Hall of Fame trainer by trying to kick him in the midsection.Just about everyone inside the room where the makeshift gym was set ...
Nov 20, 2013
MACAU - Brandon Rios doesn't see his preparation for his welterweight fight against Manny Pacquiao being affected by the fight involving his trainer Robert Garcia and conditioning coach Alex Ariza and Pacman's trainer Freddie Roach on Wednesday."It's not ...
Nov 20, 2013
MACAU - Tension rose between the camps of Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios Wednesday morning when a heated exchange of words led to a scuffle involving trainers Freddie Roach, Robert Garcia, and former Pacman conditioning and strengthening coach Alex Ariza.Roach and Garcia ...
Nov 20, 2013
THERE are some lines that we do not cross, particularly those that could potentially burn bridges down the road.In October 1951, shortly after knocking out a faded Joe Louis in eight rounds, a teary-eyed Rocky Marciano went straight to the ...
Sep 25, 2013
MANNY Pacquiao's former conditioning coach Alex Ariza bad-mouthing his former employer is to be expected, especially from someone who is so full of himself.I dont know if he has yet to realize the fact that the last two ...
Sep 23, 2013
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