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Naazim: Wilder Might Be Best Heavyweight Puncher in History

Veteran trainer Naazim Richardson is going to receive from criticism, after stating that he believes WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder might be the hardest punching heavyweight in history. Wilde...Read More

Contender on EPIX: Andre Ward as Host - Roach, Naazim Added

As host, Ward brings his undefeated record and undisputed boxing expertise to The Contender. Throughout his incredible 13-year undefeated career, he’s held multiple world titles in two weight classes ...Read More

Hopkins' Ex-Coach Warned Him About Vicious Joe Smith Outcome

According to veteran trainer Naazim Richardson, he warned former world champion Bernard Hopkins about the possibility of suffering a vicious knockout loss. After Hopkins suffered a one-sided twelve ro...Read More

Naazim Richardson: I Hope Hopkins Don't Go Out on His Back

Future Hall of Famer Bernard Hopkins (55-7-2) will enter the squared circle as a professional fighter tonight at The Forum in Los Angeles, Calif. against Joe Smith (22-1). The fight will headline an H...Read More

Video: Naazim Richardson Reacts To Parting With Bernard Hopkins

Naazim Richardson Video Interview - A Los Angeles-area fighter caused controversy Friday in Omaha, Nebraska, but there wasn’t any drama on the scales in Los Angeles. All four fighters made weight for ...Read More

Hopkins' Trainer Could See Him Retire Without Final Fight

Former middleweight and light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (55-7-2, 32KOs) turns 51-years-old on January 15th. He's been inactive since losing a twelve round decision in his unification with S...Read More

Naazim: Andre Ward Can Get Up and Whoop Kovalev's Ass

One of the more anticipated fights this year is a showdown between Olympic gold medal winner Andre Ward (28-0, 15KOs) and WBO/WBA/IBF light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (28-0-1, 25KOs)....Read More

Naazim: Klitschko Was Scared, Fury Was Glad He Was!

Veteran trainer Naazim Richardson was very disappointed with Tyson Fury's huge upset over Wladimir Klitschko last month to capture the WBO/WBA/IBF/IBO heavyweight titles in Germany. ...Read More

Naazim: Cunningham Crafty Enough To Hang With Wilder

North Bergen, NJ - Naazim Richardson is old school and by old school he means coming up in the era of same day weigh-ins. Richardson feels boxing has changed because of the weigh-ins taking place 24 h...Read More

Cunningham-Tarver: Naazim Richardson Breaks it Down

North Bergen, NJ - Naazim Richardson has been in the corner of Steve Cunningham through many of his challenges. Come tonight as part of the Premier Boxing Champions broadcast, he hopes to guide Cunnin...Read More

Video: Naazim Breaks Down Cunningham vs. Tarver

NORTH BERGEN, N.J. - Fighters participating on Friday's Premier Boxing Champions on Spike event held a media workout Tuesday at Global Gym in North Bergen, N.J. before their August 14 fights at Pruden...Read More

Hopkins' Coach Reflects on Mayweather-Pacquiao Outcome

Much has been written about the 'Fight of The Century' - Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao - which took place on May 2nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. After five to six years of anticipation...Read More

Hopkins' Coach: Mayweather-Golovkin is a Super Fight

Naazim Richardson, best known as the head trainer for living legend Bernard Hopkins, sees a catch-weight fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Gennady "GGG" Golovkin as being a bigger spectacle than ...Read More

Naazim: Don't Defang Kovalev After Hopkins Beats Him!

Trainer Naazim Richardson has a lot of respect for WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (25-0-1, 23KOs). The Russian puncher has been pushed as a future star, a destroyer with a murderous pun...Read More

Hopkins' Trainer: Sergey Kovalev is a Freak of Nature

Naazim Richardson, trainer of IBF/WBA light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins, anticipates a very dangerous fight when they face WBO champion Sergey Kovalev in a three belt unification on November ...Read More

Photos/Quotes: Steve Cunningham-Visinia Final Presser

Kathy Duva, Main Events' CEO This is our 21st show in the series which will end with its 22nd show on NBCSN on November 8. It has been the greatest privilege of my life putting on a series like thi...Read More

Naazim Says Mayweather-Pacquiao Too Close To Call

Veteran trainer Naazim Richardson sees Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao as a fight that is too close to call. When Pacquiao was demolishing the competition several years ago, Naazim was convinc...Read More

Naazim: Algieri Will Not Be Easy Fight For Pacquiao

Veteran trainer Naazim Richardson, best known for his years of work with light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins, says WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri (20-0, 8KOs) will be a very tou...Read More

Video: Naazim Richardson Breaks Down Hopkins-Kovalev

Bill "Two Scoops" Emes catches up with trainer Naazim Richardson to discuss the upcoming HBO televised light heavyweight unification between Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev, taking place on Novembe...Read More

Naazim Richardson Gives His Take on Mayweather-Maidana

Naazim Richardson, trainer of Bernard Hopkins and Steve Cunningham, spoke with BoxingScene.com on April 18. BoxingScene.com: How do you see the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana...Read More