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Kirkland Heads To Wolfe, Santos Heads To Lara

By Rick Reeno

Sources with knowledge of the details have advised BoxingScene.com that junior middleweight contender James Kirkland (31-1, 27KOs) will be heading back to former trainer Ann Wolfe.

Kirkland has been training with Bob Santos in California, but Santos has a scheduling conflict and has to depart in order to join the camp of Erislandy Lara (18-1-2, 12KOs), who is training in Texas to face Austin Trout (26-1, 14KOs) in a Showtime televised fight for the vacant WBA "regular" 154-pound title on December 7th at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

The conflict for Santos comes in because Kirkland is also scheduled to return on December 7th, against undefeated Glen Tapia (20-0, 12KOs) in an HBO televised fight from the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

Kirkland has trained with Wolfe for the majority of his career and he is undefeated with her in the corner.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by cmarkland on 10-31-2013

at least we know his conditioning will be on point.

Comment by Hougigo on 10-31-2013

This guy.....

Comment by larryusa on 10-31-2013

[QUOTE=bojangles1987;13889259]Seriously. I guess she has been there long enough and cares for him enough that his behavior doesn't upset her enough to tell him "f*ck you."[/QUOTE] yea,thats love man,i think she genuinely loves dude and understands him...like a mother figure

Comment by Derranged on 10-31-2013

[QUOTE=torosboxing75;13889369]I think he wasn't trained to good for that fight. He took massive shots from Angulo and came back to KO him.[/QUOTE] He has no defense and takes a poor punch. He's physically imposing and does have heart however, I'll…

Comment by Warrios on 10-31-2013

[QUOTE=Floyd R;13888757]Stop talking foolishness. I swear boxing fans are some of the biggest idiots of all sports fans. Since when is an amino acid or energy supplement considered a steroid. Lucas Mattysee was caught by Virgil Hunter taking an amino…

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