Virgil Hunter, trainer to Andre Ward, Amir Khan and Andre Berto among others, was kind enough to stop and talk with Sean Zittel of thaboxingvoice.com and share his thoughts on the supposed impending super-clash between Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather Jr. (47-0,
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Andre Ward is gearing up for the next chapter in his career. Over the course of the last year Ward has had legal issues preventing him from fighting and it was unclear when those issues would be resolved. Ward would
The former cruiserweight champion of the world Johnny Nelson has done a great job talking about boxing since retiring from the sport in 2006. The Sheffield born fighter has worked as an analyst for Sky Television and has done some
Tha Boxing Voice caught up with trainer Virgil Hunter and the topic of discussion was Amir Khan. Hunter was asked what it has been like working with Khan since his knockout loss to junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and if
Virgil Hunter, the trainer of Amir Khan made some bold statements during the final press conference yesterday. He feels Amir “King” Khan will soon be the king of the pound for pound lists in the world of boxing overtaking the
“We expect to see Andre Ward real soon [after] things get ironed out the way they are suppose to be,” said lifelong boxing trainer of Andre Ward, Virgil Hunter, to Fernando Pimentel of ThaBoxingVoice.com. Hunter then went on to make
It seems as if the partnership between Abner Mares and Virgil Hunter is no more. Mares announced via his Facebook that he was headed back to Clemente Medina. “I’m back where I started, with my trainer from before, Clemente Medina,
During the “Camp Life” feature on ThaBoxingVoice YouTube channel Troy King (2-0 2KOs) explained that he was going to get bring the smoke to his opponent. A week prior to the fight King offered choice words for his foe, “He
“I’m really happy with Andre’s commitment and the fact that he is willing to re-invent himself without compromising who he is,” stated Andre Berto’s trainer, Virgil Hunter, in the build up to his long-awaited comeback fight live from Cincinnati later
“Mr. Boxing Voice” Troy King, who has been featured multiple times on ThaBoxingVoice YouTube channel will finally get to make his return to the ring in 2014. King announced via social media late last night he would return September 26th
The narrative seems to be written by the media on Andre Ward. Even when he puts on a clinical display of the effective use of his boxing time after time, the loudest voices in the room try to dispel his
Tha Boxing Voice caught up with Abel Sanchez giving him an opportunity to answer some of the things fellow trainer Virgil Hunter recently had to say about a potential fight between his star pupil Andre Ward and Sanchez’ fighter Gennady Golovkin. Hunter
Virgil Hunter Says If the Angulo That Fought Lara Showed up Against Alvarez It Would Have Been Interesting
Virgil Hunter spoke with Thaboxingvoice.com to reflect on Alfredo Angulo’s performance against Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez last March. ”I’m surprised Alfredo didn’t got knocked out”, Hunter told us. Referee Tony Weeks stopped the fight after nine and a half one-sided rounds.
27 year-old Amir Khan (29-3, 19 KOs) looked great in his last fight against Luiz Collazo (35-6, 18 KOs) but that was back in May and before that he hadn’t fought in over a year, when he did well to
Andre Ward and Carl Froch have taken different paths since they met on that foggy day in Atlantic City to crown the best Super Middleweight in 2011. Ward was victorious that night and staked his claim as a pound for
It’s been almost a year since Abner Mares has been in the ring since his KO loss to Jhonny Gonzalez. Mares was on hand at the Arreola-Stiverne rematch and says a return is eminent. “I have a scheduled fight for
(LOS ANGELES, CALIF.) – Former two-time World Champion Andre Berto (Winter Haven, Fla.) has received clearance to begin light sparring following his August shoulder surgery. Berto returned to Dr. Neal ElAttrache’s office for a follow-up appointment on Monday, during which
“I had a fight on ESPN2 in 2002 and then I got picked up just after that.” Those are the words of Bilal Mahasin, a Bay Area junior welterweight prospect who had his professional boxing career delayed by ten years.
Andre Berto lost Saturday night in a valiant effort against Jesus Soto Karass in San Antonio in a crossroads battle for both in their careers. Berto suffered the first knockout loss of his career and has lost three of his
Amir Khan Believes That Moving Up In Weight Will Give Him A Better Chin Especially Against Alexander
Amir Khan is sure of his skill, speed and power, but delusional when it comes to his chin. In a recent interview Khan touched up on the subject. “Part of my punch resistance is due to my weight,” said Khan.