Cedric Agnew: “Sergey Kovalev is a good fighter, but I’ve got a plan”

26
Mar

Cedric Agnew: “Sergey Kovalev is a good fighter, but I’ve got a plan”

Unheralded light heavyweight Cedric Agnew believes his ring smarts, style and underrated amateur background will give unbeaten WBO titleholder Sergey Kovalev trouble when they fight on Saturday.

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04
Mar

Virgil Hunter: “We have to knock Canelo out to win the fight”

Trainer Virgil Hunter acknowledges Canelo Alvarez’s skill and talent but also sees flaws that his fighter, Alfredo Angulo, can exploit this Saturday. Hunter says Angulo is ready to upset the odds – by knockout.

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27
Jan

Dusty Hernandez-Harrison: Determined to succeed

Washington, D.C.-area prospect Dusty Hernandez-Harrison will be back in the ring on Jan. 31 to face Tim Witherspoon Jr. Like his opponent, the son of a former heavyweight champ, Hernandez-Harrison has learned much from his father – about boxing and life.

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17
Dec

Amateur sensation Ievgen Khytrov invades America

Is Ukrainian middleweight star Ievgen Khytrov, an amateur world champion who had more than 500 bouts in the unpaid ranks, the second-coming of Gennady Golovkin? The 2012 Olympian makes his pro debut on Wednesday at Webster Hall in New York City, N.Y.

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28
Oct

‘Team Mom’ Kathy Garcia guides her fighters to stardom

Manager Kathy Garcia is as much of a mother to her fighters as she is the guiding force in their professional careers but the “Mom and Pop” approach of Salinas, Calif.-based Garcia Boxing works despite the usual ups and downs of the sport. Garcia-managed Paul Mendez fights on Fox Sports 1 on Monday.

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04
Jul

Working the corner: Joe “The Punisher” Gumina

Boxing writer John J. Raspanti takes you behind the scenes for a before, during and after look at the work day of a pro boxer, in this case light heavyweight Joe “The Punisher” Gumina.

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