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Hunter: If 'Kitty' Kovalev Fought Inside - Ward Would Stop Him!

Virgil Hunter, the head trainer for WBO, WBA, IBF light heavyweight champion Andre Ward (31-0, 15KOs), feels confident that his fighter would have been able to stop Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1, 26KOs) - if...Read More

Virgil Hunter: Supposedly Stronger Kovalev Couldn't Fight Inside

LAS VEGAS – Virgil Hunter realized quickly Saturday night that Sergey Kovalev didn’t want to engage Andre Ward on the inside. Kovalev typically doesn’t fight inside, but Andre Ward’s trainer wasn’t qu...Read More

Hunter: Kovalev Didn't Want To Fight, Very Sour Grapes By Duva

Virgil Hunter, trainer for newly crowned WBA, WBO, IBF light heavyweight champion Andre Ward (31-0, 15KOs), felt Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1, 26KOs) was the one who was grabbing and holding the majority of...Read More

Video: Virgil Hunter Explains Why Andre Ward Beat Kovalev

Virgil Hunter Interview on why Andre Ward beat Sergey Kovalev in Las Vegas - Sergey Kovalev kept coming, and Andre Ward never stopped battling. With the crowd roaring in approval, they put on a fight ...Read More

Kovalev's Coach Reacts To Hunter's Claim of Training Camp Turmoil

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Virgil Hunter, who is the head trainer for Andre Ward (30-0, 15KOs), has been throwing more than his fair share of verbal jabs at Sergey Kovalev and his entire team....Read More

Hunter: There is a lot of Disarray in Kovalev's Camp With Jackson

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - According to Virgil Hunter, the head trainer for Olympic gold medal winner Andre Ward (30-0, 15KOs), there is turmoil in the training camp of IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champ...Read More

Hunter Warns Kovalev: If You Kick Ward, You Will Get Kicked Back!

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - WBA/IBF/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (30-0, 26KOs) is very concerned with possibility of "dirty tactics" being used against him by Andre Ward (30-0, 15KOs). Kov...Read More

Ward's Trainer Shades Main Events, Says Kovalev is Underpaid

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Virgil Hunter, trainer for unbeaten challenger Andre Ward (30-0, 15KOs), had a full storm attack on Main Events - claiming the New Jersey-based promotional company is underpayin...Read More

Video: John David Jackson vs. Virgil Hunter - Fight Debate

John David Jackson vs. Virgil Hunter Video Debate - MGM Grand, Las Vegas - This Saturday night, No. 2 Pound-for-Pound and WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (30...Read More

Photos: Kovalev vs. Ward Undercard Fighters Hit Las Vegas

Ward vs. Kovalev Undercard Fighters Hits Las Vegas - MGM Grand, Las Vegas - This Saturday night, No. 2 Pound-for-Pound and WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (3...Read More

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