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Peter Quillin Starts Rebuilding Career - With Virgil Hunter!

Former WBO middleweight world champion Peter 'Kid Chocolate' Quillin (32-1-1, 23KOs) is ready to begin the road back. The New Yorker has been inactive since getting stopped in one round last December...Read More

Andrzej Fonfara Hires Virgil Hunter as New Head Trainer

After years of working with Sam Colonna was time for a change. Light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara (28-4, 16 KOs) parted ways with the coach and hired a new, much more familiar trainer. ...Read More

Video: Virgil Hunter on GGG-Brook, Ward's Career, Crawford

Virgil Hunter Interview - OAKLAND, CA – On Thursday, August 4, Roc Nation Sports hosted the final press conference for Two-Time World Champion and top-rated pound-for-pound fighter Andre Ward (29-0, ...Read More

Roach Fires Shots at Virgil Hunter For Demanding Golovkin-Canelo!

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach is furious with some of the post-fight happenings last Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. ...Read More

Virgil Hunter: Canelo Must Quit Hiding and Fight Golovkin

Canelo Alvarez got on his knees to check on Amir Khan after knocking him unconscious with a big right hand in the sixth round of their title fight....Read More

Video: Virgil Hunter Discusses Factors in Canelo vs. Khan

Virgil Hunter Interview - LAS VEGAS - Fighters on the undercard of Canelo vs. Khan hosted a final press conference today at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino ahead of Saturday's bouts. Co-main event fighters...Read More

Hunter: Khan Winning is No Upset, Canelo is NOT Very Good

VIRGIL HUNTER reckons Amir Khan beating Saul Alvarez would not even be an upset. And the British fighter’s trainer taunted the Mexican by claiming he is not as good as everyone believes as he stoked t...Read More

Hunter Feels Canelo's Edge Due to Weight a Bit Exaggerated

Amir Khan is taking inspiration from Leicester City's remarkable Premier League title triumph as he prepares for a daunting battle with World Boxing Council middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez...Read More

Hunter Admits Amir Khan Lacking 'Killer Instinct' in His Arsenal

Two days before the biggest fight of his career, Amir Khan's trainer Virgil Hunter has conceded his fighter lacks "killer instinct". The 29-year-old will on Saturday challenge WBC middleweight champio...Read More

Hunter: If I Had Khan at 9, We Wouldn't Be Talking Mayweather

Virgil Hunter insists Amir Khan would be a superior fighter if he had always trained him, revealing a belief his previous development has been flawed. Khan has been groomed for a high-level career sin...Read More

Video: Virgil Hunter Breaks Down Canelo vs. Khan Clash

Virgil Hunter Interview - Former two-time world champion Amir "King" Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) today hosted a media workout at his gym in Hayward, Calif. ahead of his battle against WBC, Ring Magazine and L...Read More

Khan Admits: At First Hunter Told Me To Stay Away From Canelo

British superstar Amir Khan (31-3, 19KOs) admits that his trainer, Virgil Hunter, initially advised him to stay away from a proposed fight with WBC middleweight champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (46-1-1,...Read More

Hunter Not Impressed With Canelo's Power, Streak of Wins

Virgil Hunter, the trainer for British star Amir Khan (31-3, 19KOs), gets his second crack at Mexican superstar Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (46-1-1, 32KOs). Back in March of 2014, Hunter was in the corne...Read More

Hunter: Khan Bigger Than Mayweather, Enough Pop For Canelo

Virgil Hunter, head trainer for British superstar Amir Khan (31-3, 19KOs) is very excited about the upcoming fight against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, which is scheduled for May 7th at the T-Mobile Arena i...Read More

Hunter Made The Call To Pull Andre Ward From PPV

Up until a few short weeks ago, this coming Saturday night was expected to be the light heavyweight debut of Andre Ward, who ruled the super middleweight division for several years. Ward (28-0, 15K...Read More

Hunter Smiles: I've Seen Pacquiao-Khan Sparring Tapes

Virgil Hunter, trainer of welterweight contender Amir Khan, has a very good feeling about his boxer's ability to stun Manny Pacquiao in a potential 2016 showdown. The two fighters had once trained...Read More

Andre Ward's Coach: We Look Forward To Kovalev Bout

Virgil Hunter, trainer of Olympic gold medal winner Andre Ward (28-0, 15KOs), looks forward to next year's battle with WBO/IBF/WBA light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (28-0-1, 25KOs). Ward h...Read More

Hunter: Unfortunate Public Was Denied Ward-Golovkin

Virgil Hunter, trainer of former super middleweight king Andre Ward (28-0, 15KOs), is disappointed that a showdown never happened with WBA/IBO/IBF middleweight champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (34-0, 3...Read More

Hunter: Canelo Has Not Faced The Best, Cotto Has Edge

Veteran trainer Virgil Hunter, who works with such fighters as Andre Ward, Amir Khan and Andre Berto, is picking WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto to defeat Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on November 21 a...Read More

Khan's Trainer Expects Mayweather To Remain Retired

British star Amir Khan believes Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26KOs) will return next year to pursue his 50th victory. Khan has been chasing Mayweather since 2013, but the fight never came together....Read More