Magomed Links Up With Trainer John David Jackson

By Francisco Salazar

Unbeaten heavyweight contender Magomed Abdusalamov will now work with trainer John David Jackson, promoter/ advisor Sampson Lewkowicz told Wednesday evening.

Abdusalamov (18-0, 18 KOs) had recently been working with trainer Danny Garcia in Ventura, CA. Abdusalamov had been residing in the Oxnard area.

Lewkowicz also said the Russian-born Abdusalamov might return to the ring in October, but nothing is set.

In his last fight on April 27th in Buenos Aires, Abdusalamov dropped Sebastian Ceballos three times en route to a first round technical knockout.

A former world champion, Jackson currently trains Sergey Kovalev and Dyah Ali Davis. The Florida-based trainer has also worked with Shane Mosley, Bernard Hopkins, and Nate Campbell.

Francisco A. Salazar has written for since September and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. He also covers boxing for the Ventura County (CA) Star newspaper. He could be reached by email at [email protected] or on twitter at FSalazarBoxing

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by el_mas_chingon on 08-02-2013

[QUOTE=DoktorSleepless;13611034]So is Danny Garcia out of the training business? Or does he have someone else?[/QUOTE] I saw him here in San Antonio at the Knockout Kings undercard, he had Andrew Cancio fighting on the non-televised portion of the show.

Comment by DoktorSleepless on 08-01-2013

So is Danny Garcia out of the training business? Or does he have someone else?

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