Grantland Channel: Jalen Rose Sits Down With Boxing Greats Manny Pacquiao, Freddie Roach, and Bob Arum

Listen to all three interviews in audio form here.

Jalen Rose sits down with the one and only Manny Pacquiao to discuss Pacquiao’s long-awaited fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr., his humble beginnings, and Jalen and Manny’s mutual love of basketball.

Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach discusses his game plan for the mega-fight with Mayweather, how Mickey Rourke helped him get his start, and telemarketing.

Legendary boxing promoter Bob Arum talks about promoting the mega-fight between Pacquiao and Mayweather, his fractured relationship with Mayweather, and getting his start with Muhammad Ali.

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