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Team Alexander "Khan is Disrespecting Another Trainer"

By Ryan Burton

Devon Alexander's manager and trainer Kevin Cunningham recently spoke to BoxingScene.com about Amir Khan's decision to bring in Rick Coward to work the mitts in Khan's training camp for his December 7th fight against Alexander.

Khan recently posted the decision on his Twitter account.  He said that he is bringing in Coward who is known as "Coach Rick the Mittologist" and according to his Twitter account is a reality tv star.

Khan also tweeted that Coward will do all of the mitt work in this camp while trainer Virgil Hunter coaches from the side. 

"Khan continues to disrespect great trainers. He blamed (Freddie) Roach for his loses and now he brings in a Roger Mayweather copy cat trainer to do mitts. So I guess he's saying Virgil Hunter's mitt work isn't good enough," Cunningham told BoxingScene.com.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by P-4-P-King on 09-27-2013

Alexander is trying to land a big money fight. poor man talks too much.

Comment by LacedUp on 09-27-2013

People talk way too much of Khan's excuses. He was clearly in some dodgy **** vs Peterson, and had every right to ask questions. The judges, the ref, the man in the hat - it was some dodgy affair. He…

Comment by springfiels on 09-27-2013

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;13787155]All fighters make "excuses" or have reasons why they lost a fight. Alexander used the exact same reason to explain why Matthysse beat his ass.[/QUOTE] As many as Khan?? I dont think so...

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 09-27-2013

[QUOTE=springfiels;13786945]Khan is an entertaining fighter and has been in some great fights... I'm a fan but what annoys me about him is there is always some excuse. Making the weight is killing him - when he loses at WW he'll…

Comment by Jack Napier on 09-27-2013

it really has nothing to do with anything, but you can't help but be struck by the name "Rick Coward;" doesn't sound like a good choice :laugh:

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