The trainer of Jermain Taylor has responded to a bizarre video in which the former middleweight champ is shown firing a gun and saying “I’ll never lose to another white boy,” presumably in reference to his showdown with IBF beltholder Sam Soliman tonight.
In what looks like former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor’s last, true shot at glory, trainer Pat Burns says his charge is ready to face IBF titlist Sam Soliman on Wednesday night.
Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor ended a 14-month ring absence with Saturday night’s seventh-round technical knockout of Juan Carlos Candelo.
Former middleweight champ Jermain Taylor on those who criticize his comeback, which continues on Saturday: “They told me that I was never going to be a world champion and I did that. Now, they’re looking at me and they’re saying that same thing, that I can’t come back and win a world title.”
Adrien Broner: “I know what fight can happen, and that’s me and [Manny] Pacquiao.”
Jermain Taylor’s resume includes 12 major titleholders over the course of his past 14 bouts, including two victories over future hall of famer Bernard Hopkins.
Gary Russell Jr. will return to action against Dat Nguyen on the undercard of a Showtime-televised main event featuring Abner Mares against Eric Morel from El Paso, Texas.