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Virgil Hunter: Mayweather Stops McGregor or it Gets Stopped

Conor McGregor will use a completely unorthodox approach in his upcoming boxing match with Floyd Mayweather, according to UFC president Dana White. "You laugh but when you put two people anywhere - he...Read More

Sergey Kovalev Eyes New Trainer, Move To New Weight Class

Former light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (30-2, 26 KOs) is looking to make some big changes after losing for the second time to Andre Ward. Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) won a close twelve round decisio...Read More

Hunter: I Want Ward To Face Anthony Joshua - He Can Outbox Him!

Las Vegas - Andre Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) is looking for the biggest opportunity possible for his next fight. On Saturday night, he retained his WBO, IBF, WBA light heavyweight titles with an eight round...Read More

Video: Virgil Hunter Two-Part Interview on Ward-Kovalev II

Virgil Hunter Video Interview - Roc Nation Sports, Main Events, Andre Ward Promotions and Krusher Promotions are pleased to announce the highly anticipated rematch between the unified Light Heavyweigh...Read More

Virgil Hunter: Ward Was Trained to Knock Out Kovalev This Time

LAS VEGAS – Virgil Hunter is convinced Andre Ward can knock out Sergey Kovalev in their rematch Saturday night. Russia’s Kovalev is considered the bigger puncher of the two and dropped Ward in the sec...Read More

Hunter: Kovalev Won't See Same Andre Ward in Their Rematch

Andre Ward and his trainer, Virgil Hunter, consider Ward’s ability to make adjustments one of his greatest advantages over Sergey Kovalev. They don’t think Kovalev will be able fight much differently ...Read More

Hunter: Ward Has No Fear of Kovalev; He's Getting Smashed!

Andre Ward and his trainer, Virgil Hunter, have a healthy respect for Sergey Kovalev. They won’t allow the obvious animosity among the light heavyweight rivals to detract from Kovalev’s skills. But af...Read More

Hunter: My Time Away From Camp Didn't Hurt Ward; He's A Pro

Virgil Hunter isn’t concerned about his week away from Andre Ward’s training camp. The veteran trainer, who has worked with Ward since Ward was 9 years old, wouldn’t have left last week if Hunter thou...Read More

Virgil Hunter's Decision To Save Fonfara Should Be Applauded

Virgil Hunter's Decision To Save Fonfara Should Be Applauded

By Corey Erdman - After Adonis Stevenson had hammered Andrzej Fonfara with four consecutive monstrous left hands, it was clear that if not for any intervention, the bout would only end one way—with Fo...Read More

Kovalev To Hunter: Even Drunk I Can Beat Ward and Get Robbed!

At the Oakland leg of their three city media tour - Virgil Hunter, trainer of Andre “SOG” Ward (31-0, 15 KOs), made an allegation that Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) is a big drinker. The v...Read More

Hunter on Kovalev: Can't Drink Vodka Every Year and Beat Ward!

Virgil Hunter, trainer of Andre “SOG” Ward (31-0, 15 KOs), has advised Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) to stop drinking vodka on a regular basis if he plans to have any chance of beating the...Read More

Virgil Hunter: I Challenge Anyone To Show Me Where Kovalev Won!

Virgil Hunter, trainer of Andre “SOG” Ward (31-0, 15 KOs), feels strongly that there is absolutely no way possible that Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) beat his fighter last November in Las ...Read More

Fonfara: Training With Virgil Hunter Will Make Me a Better Fighter

BAY AREA, CA - WBC #7 light-heavyweight contender, Andrzej Fonfara (29-4, 17 KOs), is back in the Bay Area, CA, training with Virgil Hunter. After scoring a technical knockout in his last fight agai...Read More

Hunter Says Andre Ward Can Still Make 168 For Golovkin Fight

According to Virgil Hunter, trainer for IBF, WBA, WBO light heavyweight champion Andre Ward (31-0, 15 KOs), his star fighter is still capable of getting down to the super middleweight limit of 168. Hu...Read More

Hunter: I Told Amir Khan That Fighting Canelo Was Stupid, Crazy

Virgil Hunter, head trainer of Amir Khan (31-4, 19 KOs), said that he tried to persuade the British fighter to reject a lucrative offer that would see him practically move up by two weight divisions t...Read More

Video: Nicola Adams on Virgil Hunter as Coach, Pro Run, More

Nicola Adams Video Interview - Olympic double medal winner Nicola Adams is hoping to emulate UFC sensation Ronda Rousey by putting women’s boxing firmly on the map. The Leeds flyweight, who makes her ...Read More

Nicola Adams Works With Virgil Hunter, Aims To Emulate P4P Pros

Nicola Adams insists she wants “to take professional boxing to the next level” and follow the routes of former amateur stand-outs Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux. The two-time Olympic champi...Read More

Hunter: I Was Totally Against Khan Taking 'Crazy' Canelo Fight

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Virgil Hunter feels much more comfortable training Amir Khan to fight Manny Pacquiao than he did preparing him to face Canelo Alvarez. Hunter hated the idea of Khan moving up tec...Read More

Virgil Hunter: Khan-Pacquiao is 50-50; Manny Can Still Fight

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Virgil Hunter was busy broadcasting fights Saturday night when Amir Khan and Manny Pacquiao confirmed through social media that they’ve come to an agreement to fight April 23. On...Read More

Hunter: Ward Mistreated By Media, HBO - Why Wouldn't He Retire?

Shortly after Andre Ward’s close unanimous decision victory over Sergey Kovalev, Ward voiced that he might retire before granting the Russian puncher a rematch — a statement that surprised many who si...Read More