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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

Hunter Says Canelo is Doing Golovkin Dirty With Flat Fee Offer

Virgil Hunter, who trains Andre Ward, Amir Khan, Andre Berto and several other boxers, has continued his criticism of Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs). Hunter worked the corner...Read More

Virgil Hunter: Jacobs Can Shock Golovkin, Has To Be Mentally Strong

Veteran trainer Virgil Hunter is giving Daniel Jacobs (32-1, 29 KOs) a very good shot to upset IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin (36-0, 33 KOs). Their HBO Pay-Per-View fi...Read More

Virgil Hunter: What Canelo is Doing is a Mockery To Boxing!

Veteran trainer Virgil Hunter, who works with boxers like Andre Ward, Amir Khan, Andre Berto and several others, is not pleased with the way Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) is handling his care...Read More

Fonfara: With Hunter in My Corner - I Feel I Can Beat Anyone!

(BAY AREA, CA) - Light heavyweight contender, Andrzej Fonfara (28-4, 16 KOs) is enjoying his time with new coach, BWAA 2012 trainer of the year, Virgil Hunter. The two have been working together at f...Read More

Tony Yoka Pumped To Go Pro With Richard Schaefer, Virgil Hunter

Ringstar Sports has added one of the most exciting prospects to emerge from the 2016 Olympic Games, super heavyweight gold medalist Tony Yoka. "It is a great pleasure for me to welcome our first Olymp...Read More

Golovkin's Coach Talks Canelo-Chavez, Virgil Hunter Helping Jacobs

New York - Trainer Abel Sanchez is preparing his star fighter, WBC, WBA, IBF, IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (36-0, 33 KO’s) for his mandatory defense on on March 18th inside Madison Squar...Read More

Jacobs Not Sure Virgil Hunter Will Be In His Corner Vs. Golovkin

NEW YORK – Daniel Jacobs doesn’t know whether Virgil Hunter will work his corner March 18. All Jacobs knows is that Hunter has volunteered to help his longtime trainer, Andre Rozier, prepare him for t...Read More

Mayweather: Kovalev Beat Ward, Hunter is Not a Good Trainer!

Retired former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. touched on a number of topics when he sat down with reporter Brian Campbell of ESPN for a live chat on Facebook. One the discussions wa...Read More

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