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‘Spence will walk through Mikey Garcia’ says Lubin

By Jeff Aranow: Junior middleweight contender Erickson Lubin says that Errol Spence Jr.  → read full article

Hunter says Khan will need a lot of “luck” to beat Crawford

By Chris Williams: Amir Khan’s trainer Virgil Hunter fully understands what he’s up against in facing unbeaten #2 pound-for-pound fighter Terence Crawford (34-0, 25 KOs) for his WBO welterweight title on April 20 on ESPN PPV at Madison Square Garden in New York.  → read full article

Amir Khan now trained by Joe Goosen for Lo Greco fight

By Tim Royner: Amir Khan has a new trainer in Joe Goosen to help him prepare him for his April 21st comeback fight against journeyman Phil Lo Greco (28-3, 15 KOs) after the recent health problems of his trainer Virgil Hunter.  → read full article

Parker sparring Tony Yoka; Joshua using Marlo Moore

By Tim Royner: WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (24-0, 18 KOs) seems to have won the battle in getting the best sparring partner in 2016 super heavyweight Olympic gold medalist Tony Yoka, whereas Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) is using American Marlo Moore as his sparring partner.  → read full article

Hunter says Khan should make no weight concessions for Brook fight

By Tim Royner: Trainer Virgil Hunter thinks Amir Khan (31-4, 19 KOs) should not give Kell Brook (36-2, 25 KOs) any kind of weight concessions if the two of them face each other later this year in a Matchroom Sport promoted mega-fight in the UK.  → read full article

Rigondeaux: Lomachenko can never beat me

By Chris Williams: Undefeated Cuban star Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs) says Vasyl Lomachenko (9-1, 7 KOs) can never beat him no matter how many times he was reborn.  → read full article

Ward’s trainer says they’re targeting Anthony Joshua

By Allan Fox: Andre “SOG” Ward will be targeting a title shot against heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua when he moves up to heavyweight in the near future, according to trainer Virgil Hunter.  → read full article

Kovalev interested in working with Virgil Hunter

By Jeff Aranow: Former light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-2-1, 26 KOs) is reportedly interested in adding the help of Andre Ward’s trainer Virgil Hunter, according to Fighthype.  → read full article

Hunter says Ward has backup plan if he gets dropped by Kovalev

By Allan Fox: Trainer Virgil Hunter says Andre “SOG” Ward has a specific backup plan that he’ll be implementing if he gets dropped this Saturday night in his rematch with Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.  → read full article

Hunter: Canelo will never be great as long as he demands catchweights

By Jeff Aranow: Trainer Virgil Hunter doesn’t like the catchweight that Saul Canelo Alvarez is using for tonight’s fight against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.  → read full article

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