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Antonio Tarver targeting Marco Huck and Guillermo Jones

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – (June 8, 2013) Five time World Boxing Champion Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver is no stranger to overcoming the odds.  → read full story

Tarver turns 44 today

By Dan Ambrose: Former IBF/WBA/WBC light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver turns 44 today.  → read full story

CSAC upholds Tarver 1-year suspension; Vazquez Jr. looks improved enough to beat Donaire now

By Chris Williams: Earlier today the California State Athletic Commission reportedly upheld their earlier 1-year suspension for 43-year-old former IBF/WBA/WBC light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver (29-6-1, 20 KO’s) for him having tested positive for an anabolic steroid drostanolone from his last fight against unbeaten cruiserweight contender Lateef Kayode on June 2nd in Carson, California.  → read […]

Danny Green now wondering about his loss to Tarver

By Allan Fox: With yesterday’s news of 43-year-old IBO cruiserweight champion Antonio Tarver (29-6-1, 20 KO’s) testing positive for anabolic steroids for his 12 round draw against Lateef Kayode earlier this month, former IBO cruiserweight champion Danny Green (31-5, 27 KO’s) is now wondering whether Tarver was on the stuff when he beat Green last […]

Tarver won’t be working Ortiz-Lopez telecast for Showtime

By Dan Ambrose: If you’re a fan of listening to Antonio Tarver break down fights in his role as a Showtime analyst, you’ll be disappointed to learn that Tarver has reportedly been pulled from tonight’s Showtime broadcast for the Victor Ortiz vs.  → read full story

43-year-old Tarver tests positive for a banned substance

By Eric Thomas: 43-year-old IBO cruiserweight champion Antonio Tarver (29-6-1, 20 KO’s) has allegedly tested positive for the anabolic steroid Drostanolone from a urine test taken before his fight against unbeaten cruiserweight contender Lakeef Kayode earlier this month on June 2nd.  → read full story

Tarver’s performance against Kayode makes it difficult to take him seriously as an opponent for Wladimir Klitschko

(Photo: Esther Lin/Showtime) By Eric Thomas: IBO cruiserweight champion Antonio Tarver (29-6-1, 20 KO’s) wanted to put in an especially impressive performance last Saturday night in his title defense against unbeaten Lateef Kayode (18-0-1, 14 KO’s), as the 43-year-old Tarver was hoping that a victory would be a springboard for a fight against IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight […]

Tarver: Kayode was running all night

(Photo: Esther Lin/Showtime) By Dan Ambrose: 43-year-old IBO cruiserweight champion Antonio Tarver (29-6-1, 20 KO’s) seemed to recognize that the blemish on his record last night with his 12 round draw against unbeaten contender Lateef Kayode (18-0-1, 14 KO’s) wasn’t one of his better performances.  → read full story

Will Kayode’s fights be televised by SHOWTIME in the future?

(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) By Dan Ambrose: If you watched last night’s fight between IBO cruiserweight champion Antonio Tarver and Lateef Kayode, you’ll have likely noticed how Kayode went off after the fight when he was being interviewed by Showtime analyst Jim Gray.  → read full story

Tarver not interested in Kayode rematch, wants Huck or Wlodarczyk next

By Dan Ambrose: IBO cruiserweight champion Antonio Tarver (29-6-1, 20 KO’s) had to settle for a disappointing 12 round draw against unbeaten contender Lateef Kayode (18-0-1, 14 KO’s) last night at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California.  → read full story

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