Wild Card gym boasts a pair of aces

Freddie Roach's little Hollywood gym has become a second home to Manny Pacquiao

Updated: November 11, 2011, 5:50 PM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- The characters that walk up the concrete stairs and through the metal screen door of Freddie Roach's Wild Card Boxing Club are as eclectic as those walking up and down Hollywood Boulevard, a few blocks to the north.

That's what happens when your gym is located on the second floor of a strip mall above a laundromat and you only charge customers $5 per day to train in what has become one of the world's most famous boxing clubs.

On a cool November night, just ...

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