HBO and Emmy-nominated filmmaker Peter Berg will team up for the new primetime series 'On Freddie Roach.' The cinéma-vérité series focuses on Freddie Roach, the world-famous boxing trainer who owns and operates the famed Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, where he has produced a host of world champions. This intensely personal look at Roach chronicles his life and career against the backdrop of Parkinson's disease, an ailment very likely linked to his own boxing past.
Runtime: 30 minutes
On Freddie Roach - Brandon Ríos - Netflix
Brandon Lee Ríos (born April 29, 1986) is an American professional boxer. He held the WBA lightweight title in 2011 and has challenged once for the WBO welterweight title in 2015. Nicknamed “Bam Bam”, Ríos is known for his aggressive pressure fighting style, formidable punching power, and exceptionally durable chin.
On Freddie Roach - Victor Ortiz feud - Netflix
As amateur boxers both Brandon Ríos and Victor Ortíz fought out of the same boxing gym in Garden city, Kansas, the Garden City Boxing Club where they were both trained by Manuel Rios. For a short time Brandon's father trained Ortíz when they both still lived in Kansas. Ortíz would later move to Oxnard to train under Roberto García, Rios also left Kansas after being invited by García to train in Oxnard. In 2009 after an incident involving Brandon, Victor Ortíz and Victor's younger brother Temo, their relationship became strained. A fight between Ríos and Ortiz has been proposed at a catch weight of 138 lbs or even at 140 lbs, with Ríos stating on numerous occasions that he's gotten the better of Ortiz many times during sparring when they were growing up.
On Freddie Roach - References - Netflix