Freddie Roach is acknowledged as an American based boxing trainer as well as previous professional boxer, who has an estimated net worth of $25 Million. He is best recognized for being one of the best boxing trainers of all time.
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Biography & Wiki:
Freddie Roach was born in year 1960 to father named Paul Roach, who trained him at a young age with his brothers namely Pepper and Joey. Being a teenager, this boxer was a dominant force within the New England amateur as well as AAU ranks.
He transformed pro in year 1978, combating as a lightweight as well as he has won his initial 10 bouts. He received training below a legendary trainer named Eddie Futch and appeared at 26–1 prior performing within a historic match held in year 1982.
Afterwards in his career, he, who was recognized for being capable to take on a bombardment of punches, started depicting initial signs of Parkinson’s disease.
Freddie Roach started off his career in a diversity of jobs neighbouring to Las Vegas comprising telemarketing as well as a job of busboy prior accepting a job by his prior trainer named Eddie Futch in form of an unpaid associate in year 1986.
These jobs were after he took retirement from fighting. Moreover, he has outshined in his latest position and served as Futch’s associate for span of five years.
In year 1991, actor named Mickey Rourke came back to boxing halfway by his acting career, and employed Roach in order to train him inside Hollywood, in California. In year 1995, while Rourke agreed to resign from boxing, he provided gym equipment to Roach.
He possesses Wild Card Boxing Club inside Los Angeles and serves with his brother named Pepper. Moreover, he is one among the most prevalent trainers inside field of boxing. His prized ward is essentially eight-division world champion named Manny Pacquiao.
He too trained Oscar De La Hoya intended for his year 2007 superfight in opposition to Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Furthermore, his initial world champion was Virgil Hill, the one whom he has taken from his own prior trainer named Eddie Futch.
Apart from that, he is too known to be a prior trainer for British boxers namely Gary Stretch, Training Stretch intended for his WBO Middleweight Championship bout against Amir Khan and Chris Eubanks.
These boxers turned WBA Light Welterweight Champion in year 2009 as well as IBF Light Welterweight Champion in year 2011, below Roach’s instruction.
Awards & Achievements:
Discussing his achievements, he was inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame, “Expanded Category” (Managers & Trainers). Also, in year 2006, he was known to be California Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee (Non-Boxer).
He was renowned as Boxing Writers Association of America Trainer of the Year during year 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2014.
Net Worth of Freddie Roach:
Freddie Roach has an estimated net worth of $25 Million as of 2017. He makes his fortune from being a boxing trainer, training many boxers and he also worked as a formal boxer.
It is his career as a boxing trainer that earned him higher because he imparted unique boxing talents to many boxers who are now successful because of him.
Currently, he trains UFC Welterweight Champion named Georges St. Pierre, an eight-division world champion named Manny Pacquiao, prior WBC Middleweight Champion named Julio César Chávez, Jr. and also top prospects like Peter Quillin, Jose Benavidez and Vanes Martirosyan.
Likewise, he worked as boxing coach for previous famous women’s champion named Lucia Rijker and previous junior welterweight champion named Amir Khan. Other than boxing, he is too acknowledged as an owner of the Wild Card Boxing Club and Gym inside Los Angeles, adding to his net worth.
Freddie Roach is one of the greatest appreciated boxing trainers all over the world. Though imparting talents of boxing is not so easy, but he managed it well being a boxing trainer. Under his guidance and mentorship, today many boxers have succeeded in their boxing career.