Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Photos: Love Putting in Work With Roger Mayweather

By Chris Robinson

On Monday afternoon I swung by the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas and saw middleweight prospect J’Leon Love (13-0, 7 KO’s) in one of his final workout sessions prior to his upcoming fight this weekend. Love faces off with Tyrone Selders (8-3, 6 KO’s) on Saturday night in Humble, Texas in a bout that will be aired on FOX Sports Net, FOX Deportes, and FUEL TV.

Typically one to hit the gym around 2:30 pm, Love arrived a little early on this day and was seen in the back of the facility finishing up his regimen around 3 pm as he went through a mitt routine with outspoken trainer and former two-division champion Roger Mayweather.

Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Love moved to Vegas late last year and got close to Floyd Mayweather Jr. after serving as one of his sparring partners as he readied to face Miguel Cotto.

Having watched Love go some rounds with his nephew, Roger instantly spotted his potential.

“He’s got tremendous boxing ability,” Roger would say of Love. “I know that, because I’ve seen him. I know that because I’ve seen him before. I already told him ‘You are the best fighter in this gym besides my nephew’”.

Love noted that his corner will still remain the same this weekend, with Nelson Figueroa and Angel Caivallo, whom he has worked with since his amateur days, joining strength and conditioning coach Bob Ware.

Roger’s pre-fight routine was simply to add a few wrinkles, claims Love.

“Roger is one of the best trainers in the world,” stated Love. “To add a little flavor of what he has to our style, I think we can do great things.”

Tags: photos image   J'Leon Love image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PulpFriction on 10-30-2012

This guy won't be relevant til 2016 but he may be pretty good.

Comment by Russian Crushin on 10-30-2012

Might wanna close his mouth when he punches

Comment by ddangerous on 10-30-2012

Not sold on Love yet, but he is training with a guy who can definitely help mold him into a better fighter.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (3)
Top Headlines UK News: Ohara Davies, David Allen, Nicola Adams, Natasha Jonas Alex Leapai To Appeal Technical Draw: Lenny Z, Paul Fleming Win Team Hammer Smile at UKAD Ruling To Reverse Tyson Fury Loss Melindo Vows To Take Down Ryoichi Taguchi in Unification Bout De La Hoya: I Don't Think Anything Can Stop Canelo-GGG Deal Video: Kell Brook Discusses His Ring Return, Injuries, More Caleb Truax: I Worked My Ass Off - Everything Came Together Corcoran to Horn: This Isn't a Head-Butting Contest; Fight Fair! WBA: Rigondeaux Will Be Stripped After Loss To Lomachenko! Photos: Cletus Seldin, Antoine Douglas, O'Sullivan Workouts Video: Billy Joe Saunders Aims To Box Lemieux's Ears Off Haymon Boxing: DeGale Does Have Rematch Clause For Truax Photos: David Lemieux Training For Promised KO of Saunders Lomachenko Manager: Preference is To Unify at 130 Photos: Billy Joe Saunders Putting in Work For David Lemieux Video: David Lemieux Very Pumped To Face Billy Joe Saunders Arum: Dates in March, April on Hold For Crawford's Title Fight Photos: Lucas Matthysse, Mercito Gesta - Los Angeles Presser Mayweather Claims UFC Approached Him With Multi-Fight Deal Crawford Trainer: 'Boatload of Money' to Fight Horn in Australia Skoglund Update, Dimitrenko-Rovcanin Set, Murat News, More News: Clestus Seldin, Efren Lopez, HBO's Fight Game, More Edis Tatli Regains Euro Title, Decisions Francesco Patera Hearn on DeGale: When You Are Free Agent, Nobody Gives a F***! Fury To Joshua: Where You at Boy? No One Blocking My Path Now! HBO's Tripleheader Peaked at 618,000 Viewers Saturday Night Shohjahon Ergashev vs. Sonny Fredrickson on ShoBox, Jan. 12 Carlos Cuadras vs. McWilliams Arroyo on Superfly 2, Feb. 24 Rigondeaux's Left Hand Bruised, Not Broken, in Lomachenko Loss Amir Khan Will Scout Jeff Horn: I'd Go To Australia To Fight Him Photos: Katie Taylor vs. Jessica McCaskill, Undercard - Weigh-In ESPN’s Loma-Rigo Watched By 1.73M; Basic Cable’s No. 2 Since 2012 Tyson Fury Free To Box After UKAD Ruling Lomachenko Isn't Impressed With What He Has Done This Year Saunders: I'll Give Lemieux My Purse if My Chin Doesn't Hold Up! Ward Does Not Think Kovalev is Back, Just Had Perfect Opponent Horn Trainer: No Judges From Australia, No Advantage for Us Lee Selby Ready To Fight Josh Warrington at Elland Road Katie Taylor Aims For 'Big 2018' - To Unify Lightweight Division NSAC Head: No Reason Not To Give Boxing License To Nate Diaz
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement