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50 Cent Wants James Kirkland Back With Ann Wolfe

by David P. Greisman

Much has been made of James Kirkland’s latest parting with longtime trainer Ann Wolfe. The junior middleweight had left Wolfe once before and had lost to Nobuhiro Ishida by shocking first-round technical knockout in April 2011. And he left Wolfe again prior to his bout with Canelo Alvarez this past Saturday, which ended with Alvarez scoring an emphatic third-round KO.

Afterward, Kirkland’s co-promoter, rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson of SMS Promotions, said he wants his fighter to return back to where he found his greatest success.

“I’m very proud of him. He fought like a true warrior,” Jackson was quoted as saying afterward. “But I’m sending him back to Ann Wolfe.”

Kirkland, 31, of Austin, Texas, is now 32-2 with 28 KOs.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by SonofZorro on 05-11-2015

Jesus in Kirklands corner wouldn't have helped the slow wide open poorly prepared slow Kirkland. Same with Alla babba dabba doo guy.

Comment by Ravens Fan on 05-11-2015

The Big Bad Wolf himself could have been in Kirkland's corner and it wouldn't have made a difference. But Disney could have wrote the script for his career as an elite fighter because it is in fact little more then…

Comment by Main Source on 05-11-2015

Kirkland isn't a good technical boxer but he actually had some good head-movement coming in and had snap to his punches back in the day. Now he solely throws arm-punches. Also, he's not a fighter who can rely on skills…

Comment by leegeelee on 05-10-2015

50 wants Kirkland back with Ann? For what? We all need to face it Kirkland is good for one thing. As a setup to be brutalized for the entertainment of so-called boxing fans. They tried to get him for GGG…

Comment by BattleAxePurist on 05-10-2015

Kirkland was hurt repeatedly against Tapia in the 1st round difference is Tapia isn't a much of a puncher and gassed after that , Canelo is a better puncher/fighter really if Tapia had proven to be anything of substance Kirkland…

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