Trainer Virgil Hunter expressed solidarity with RING and WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward following the California State Athletic Commission’s decision to uphold the fighter’s contract with Dan Goossen,
Amir Khan tells RingTV.com’s Tom Gray that his disappointing 2013 may have set up a banner 2014, which starts with Saturday’s showdown with Luis Collazo, the co-feature to Mayweather-Maidana. “The career setbacks and fights falling through have allowed me to work on things in the gym,” Khan said.
Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach is unimpressed by Amir Khan’s recent form, yet reasoned that the British fighter’s speed could give Floyd Mayweather Jr. “problems” and believes a fight between Khan and Pacquiao could take place before the Filipino retires.
Amir Khan says making 140 pounds has always been a drain on him, and that fighting at welterweight against Luis Collazo will make him a stronger, more energetic fighter.
Karim Mayfield and Danny Garcia have a common opponent in Mauricio Herrera. That gives Mayfield great confidence if he ever got a crack at Danny Garcia.
Canelo Alvarez spoke to the boxing media about his sharp performance against Alfredo Angulo during the post-fight press conference. Angulo’s trainer Virgil Hunter talked about the controversial 10th-round stoppage.
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.