The inspiring and amusing autobiography of the greatest trainer in boxing today, Freddie Roach.
About the Author
Freddie Roach is the #1 trainer in boxing today, having been named trainer of the year by the Boxing Writers Association of America in 2003, 2006, and 2008. A former professional fighter himself, he currently trains light welterweight world champion Manny Pacquiao, who is widely regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. Other champion boxers Roach has trained include Mike Tyson, Oscar De La Hoya, Bernard Hopkins, and James Toney. He is a 2007 inductee of the World Boxing Hall of Fame and makes his home in Los Angeles, California. Peter Owen Nelson is a writer whose work has appeared in Vanity Fair, Harper's, The Believer, McSweeney's, and other publications. He also serves as a writer for HBO Sports's series 24/7. He lives in Los Angeles, California. Manny Pacquiao is the IBO light welterweight champion and considered the best pound-for-pound boxer/fighter today.