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McGirt Happy with Taishan’s Majority Decision vs. Woods

Seven-foot heavyweight Taishan Dong took some flush, heavy shots from Jamal Woods en route to a majority decision win on Saturday night on the undercard to Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland. But th...Read More

McGirt Disputes Bellew's Claim, Says Chilemba Won

In the immediate aftermath of the draw between light heavyweight Tony Bellew and Isaac Chilemba on Saturday night, the “Bomber”, while proclaiming that he’d won the contest, announced: “Even [Chilemba...Read More

Arum Plans To Stage More Viloria Fights in Asia

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum who is putting on a blockbuster fight card at the Cotai Arena of the luxurious Venetian Resort Hotel in Macau on Saturday plans to have WBO/WBA flyweight champion Brian Vilo...Read More

McGirt Thinks Tony Bellew Could Crumble With Chilemba

Former two-weight World king Buddy McGirt says that Tony Bellew could crumble under the pressure of the hometown crowd when he faces Isaac Chilemba on Saturday night (March 30) in an official final el...Read More

Tarver’s Trainer McGirt Comments on Positive Test, PEDs

Buddy McGirt, who trains Antonio Tarver with Jimmy Williams, commented on the news that his fighter tested positive for drostanolone, an anabolic steroid, following a drug test conducted by the Califo...Read More

Macklin To Retain McGirt, Vows To Continue Title Journey

Birmingham’s Matthew Macklin fell just short when challenging consensus middleweight king Sergio Martinez at New York’s Madison Square Garden last night when the 29-year-old’s trainer, Buddy McGirt, w...Read More

Holt, McGirt Expect Performances To Soar at New Weight

The final few days leading up to weigh-ins for fights contested at the junior welterweight limit of 140 pounds have almost always been brutal for Kendall Holt. ...Read More

Macklin's Trainer: How Can They Say Martinez is Great?

NEW YORK — Buddy McGirt has nothing against Sergio Martinez. ...Read More

McGirt: Mayweather, Marquez - The True Greats of Our Era

On Wednesday at the downtown Manhattan Trinity Gym, former world champion and now topflight trainer James "Buddy" McGirt, was preparing Irish hopeful Matthew Macklin pounded for his March 17 Madison S...Read More

McGirt To Train Kendall Holt, Glen Tapia and Jose Peralta

Buddy McGirt has been hired to train former WBO junior welterweight champion Kendall Holt, undefeated junior middleweight prospect Glen Tapia and promising junior welterweight prospect Jose Peralta....Read More