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Freddie Roach is betting on Manny Pacquiao, at least figuratively
Freddie Roach is betting on Manny Pacquiao, at least figuratively

If this happened in any other major sport, there’d be outrage or an investigation. Not in boxing. Not only does Floyd Mayweather Jr. take pride in posting photos on social media of his winning bets — some in excess of $10,000 — on the NFL, NBA and college sports, Manny Pacquiao’s trainer, Freddie Roach, admitted that he’s made big bets on his fighter. “I’ve won a lot of money with Manny,” Roach said Monday. Didn’t this get Pete Rose banned from baseball? There are no rules preventing members of a boxer's camp from wagering on their fighter, California State Athletic Commission Executive Officer Andy Foster said, but state...

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