Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Tarver Admits Tough Training, Expects To Be on Weight - Boxing News
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
 Boxing Articles
 Boxing Interviews
 Breaking News
 Boxing Press Releases
 Boxing Results
 World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
 
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
 Register A Free Account
 Account Login
 Boxing Schedule
 Boxing Champions
 Boxing Downloads
 Boxing Forums
 Boxing News Wire
 Boxing Photos
 Boxing History
 Boxer Search
 Fantasy Betting
 Feedback
 Fitness and Health  
 Free Homepage
 Mixed Martial Arts
 Pound For Pound
 Upcoming Fight Archive
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  5/27/2011       Read more by Phil D. Jay         
   
Tarver Admits Tough Training, Expects To Be on Weight
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

By Phil D. Jay

Four-time world light-heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver is planning on losing a considerable amount of the bulk that saw him move up to heavyweight for the first time in October last year against Nagy Aguilera. The 42 year-old came in at 221lbs for his first bout at the top limit, looking flabby and slow as he laboured to a one-sided points win in Oklahoma.

The Floridian southpaw is now facing the tough task of shedding the excess weight he piled on for his heavyweight bout, in order to hit the 200lb or under cruiserweight limit and knows he faces a challenge to get back to the sort of shape that saw him be such a world-class operator at 175lbs for over ten years.

"It's going to be tough work but I'm not immune to tough work," Tarver told The West Australian.

"Everything I've had to accomplish in life has been tough. If it's not tough it's not worth it.

"At heavyweight, I didn't even have to run that much. I'm going to have to put in the work in order to be the best 200 pounds (90.7kg) I can be.

Tarver had looked a shadow of his former self in moving up the two weight divisions last year and with time ticking for the aging former champion, it remains to be seen if he can successfully drain down to the 200lb limit and take on a live challenger like two-weight world champion Green, 38.

"Right now we are going to lean down and you are going to see the best Antonio Tarver July 20th," he said.

"I'm going to be lean, mean and I'm going to be a fighting machine. If I come here in great shape and I'm strong, I'm going to give Danny Green nightmares.

"I don't care what weight we fight at, added Tarver.

Phil D. Jay covers the boxing scene for worldboxingnews.net

Tags: Danny Green , Tarver-Green , Tarver vs Green , Antonio Tarver


 

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by Rosseboi, on 05-27-2011
I smell controversy in this fight.... No way Green KO's Tarver and fater 4-6 rounds Green'll gas and tarver'll box the 2nd half - this fight's going to a decision.

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (1) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Dmitry Chudinov Sets His Eyes o...
  Ievgen Khytrov Fights Willie Fo...
  Hryunov Explores Fedor Chudinov...
  Saunders: Eubank Jr. Has a Ming...
  Porter on Thurman Clash: I'll F...
  Andrade: Mayweather Should Give...
  Denis Lebedev Inks Three Year D...
  Chavez-Froch Showdown Eyed For ...
  Joseph Parker Also Facing Visa ...
  Team Golovkin Looking to Expand...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2003-2013 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.