Alfredo Angulo’s trainer, Virgil Hunter, said he’s got a feeling Saturday’s event will be more about what the fighters do in the ring than what is said in the corners, and implored the referee to “just let them go.”
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.
Junior middleweight contender Alfredo Angulo revealed in an episode of All Access the importance of trainer Virgil Hunter beyond the work they do in the gym.
Alfredo Angulo has been sparring with Amir Khan under the guidance of mutual trainer Virgil Hunter in preparation for his March 8 junior middleweight bout with Canelo Alvarez.
The 8-year-old daughter of Alfredo Angulo inspires the junior middleweight veteran to be at his best when he faces former champ Canelo Alvarez on March 8 in Las Vegas.
Trainer Virgil Hunter says the best is yet to come from THE RING and WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward.
Trainer Virgil Hunter believes Amir Khan “can shock the world” and defeat Floyd Mayweather Jr. if his fighter gets a shot at the reigning welterweight and junior middleweight champ on May 3.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer believes that a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Amir Khan fight would attract a large number of viewers based on the fighters’ mutual popularity.
A recent statement from Amir Khan was sent out to dispel the rumor that he has pulled out of a potential match-up against Devon Alexander on Dec. 7 to take a fight against Floyd Mayweather in May.
2012 Trainer of the Year Virgil Hunter was in attendance at last Saturday’s megafight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul Alvarez, and had a lot to say about the art of boxing, Matthysse’s lack of “oomph,” and Andre Ward’s next assignment.
Abel Sanchez, the trainer of WBA middleweigiht beltholder Gennady Golovkin, gave RingTV.com’s Lem Satterfield his thoughts on the stacked middleweight division. A showdown between Golovkin and fellow puncher Curtis Stevens is close to being finalized for Nov. 2.
Heavyweight Seth Mitchell on his pending showdown with veteran Chris Arreola: “I think that the only chance that he does have to beat me is to be the bull and that’s what I expect.”
“I don’t think that he’s done at all,” trainer Tony Morgan said of the future of his former fighter Andre Berto, who was knocked out by Jesus Soto Karass on Saturday. “Sometimes, a fighter has to ask himself is it the man in your corner or the man in the mirror?”
Mike Tyson will be inducted into the Nevada Hall of Fame on Aug. 10, along with former titleholder Mike McCallum and the late Diego Corrales.
Negotiations are ongoing for an early September fight between heavyweights Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.
Devon Alexander’s trainer, Kevin Cunningham, is hopeful that his fighter will get a talked-about matchup with former 140-pound titleholder Amir Khan, who he calls a “confused” fighter. Cunningham thinks Alexander, the IBF weltewreight beltholder, would “destroy” the British star.