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VIRGIL HUNTER EXPECTS TO SEE NO RUST FROM ANDRE WARD AGAINST EDWIN RODRIGUEZ DESPITE LAYOFF

By Fernando Pimentel | September 29, 2013
"I don't expect to see any rust from him at all because he's a professional from the top to the bottom...I take my hat off to Team Rodriguez. They got a great team and I know they're going to be prepared. We're looking forward to a great, great fight," stated world-class trainer Virgil Hunter, who talked about the November 16 showdown between his fighter, undefeated super middleweight king Andre Ward, and undefeated super middleweight contender Edwin Rodriguez. Check it out!

FREDDIE ROACH TALKS STRATEGY AGAINST GENNADY GOLOVKIN: "BOX HIM IN THE EARLY ROUNDS"
May 27, 2015 - "Triple G, he's a fast starter...he doesn't punch quite as well in the later rounds...with him, you wouldn't be really aggressive...you want to box him in the early rounds," stated Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who talked about a potential strategy if Miguel Cotto were to face ......

FREDDIE ROACH TAKES BLAME FOR FRANKIE GOMEZ MISSING WEIGHT FOR LAST FIGHT: "I'VE BEEN SPREAD SO THIN"
May 27, 2015 - "That was kind of my fault...I've been spread so thin lately...he was supposed to take his strength coach with him, but that didn't happen...he was there with nobody to help him make weight and so forth, and that was my fault," stated Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who took full blame ......

MIGUEL COTTO PUTS IN WORK AS HE TRAINS FOR DANIEL GEALE CLASH
May 26, 2015 - FightHype.com was on hand at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, California where four-division world champion Miguel Cotto and Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach are putting the finishing touches on training camp as they prepare for their upcoming June 6 clash with Daniel Geale. Check it out! ......

FREDDIE ROACH DISCUSSES MIGUEL COTTO'S GAME PLAN; SAYS SPEED IS THE KEY AGAINST DANIEL GEALE
May 26, 2015 - "A lot like the last fight...him not sitting down so much in front of his opponents and boxing a little bit more using his speed; his foot speed and hand speed," stated Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who talked about Miguel Cotto's game plan for his upcoming June 6 clash with Daniel Geale. ......

MIGUEL COTTO RIPS BODY SHOTS INTO FREDDIE ROACH
May 26, 2015 - FightHype.com was on hand at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, California where four-division world champion Miguel Cotto and Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach are putting the finishing touches on training camp as they prepare for their upcoming June 6 clash with Daniel Geale. Check out how ......

MIGUEL COTTO SHOWS OFF COMBINATIONS ON THE MITTS AHEAD OF DANIEL GEALE CLASH
May 26, 2015 - FightHype.com was on hand at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, California where four-division world champion Miguel Cotto and Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach are putting the finishing touches on training camp as they prepare for their upcoming June 6 clash with Daniel Geale. Check out how ......

FREDDIE ROACH INSISTS CANELO ALVAREZ FIRST FOR MIGUEL COTTO BEFORE GENNADY GOLOVKIN
May 26, 2015 - "I am excited about that fight...he's a young guy coming up, strong, cocky kid, but I think we have too much experience for him...that's the fight I want first and Triple G, we can talk about him after," stated Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who talked about a potential showdown ......

FREDDIE ROACH EXPLAINS HOW GENNADY GOLOVKIN WAS EXPOSED; LIKES MIGUEL COTTO'S CHANCES
May 26, 2015 - "He was exposed a little bit in that fight...I like our chances...you have to be careful a little bit early...he is a good puncher...he fatigued a little bit...maybe he doesn't like body shots so much...every fighter has flaws," stated Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who talked about a ......

FREDDIE ROACH PREDICTS MIGUEL COTTO WILL STOP DANIEL GEALE IN 8TH OR 9TH
May 26, 2015 - "I picked Geale to be our opponent...I do hope we get some rounds...sparring's been really, really good...we're right where we need to be...I think we'll stop him about 8 or 9 rounds," stated Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who shared his thoughts on Miguel Cotto's upcoming ......

FREDDIE ROACH TALKS MANNY PACQUIAO'S INJURY; HOPES FOR REMATCH WITH MAYWEATHER
May 26, 2015 - "Fighters get injured all the time going into fights...cuts, bruises, breaks...he did have surgery after the fight...hopefully we maybe get a rematch down the line and fight Mayweather with two hands," stated Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who talked about Manny Pacquiao's shoulder injury ......

FREDDIE ROACH STILL NOT OVER LOSS TO MAYWEATHER; REVEALS WHAT HE WISHED PACQUIAO DID MORE OF
May 26, 2015 - "It was draining, to be honest with you...I haven't gotten over it yet because I hate losing and I keep thinking about the loss...Mayweather's a crafty guy," stated Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who shared his thoughts on Manny Pacquiao's unanimous decision loss to Floyd ......

MIGUEL COTTO QUESTIONS GENNADY GOLOVKIN'S RESUME; SAYS HE'S NOT A BIG NAME AT 160 OR 154
May 26, 2015 - "Boxing community has to ask themselves what big name Golovkin has on his record to be named as one of the big boxers of 160 and 154," stated four-division world champion Miguel Cotto, who questioned the resume of Gennady Golovkin and whether or not he's a big enough name to make a fight with ......

MIGUEL COTTO CONFIRMS VERBAL AGREEMENT TO FACE CANELO ALVAREZ NEXT: "WE'LL SEE WHAT HAPPENS"
May 26, 2015 - "I don't have any pressure on me...the only person who dictates what happens in my career is myself...we believe after this fight, we have a verbal agreement with HBO, verbal agreement with Golden Boy Promotions, but we'll see what happens after this fight," stated four-division world ......

KELL BROOK SAYS AMIR KHAN HAS A "SAFE FIGHT" IN CHRIS ALGIERI: "HE'LL WIN"
May 25, 2015 - "I'm not really interested in that fight...it's a safe fight for him...he'll win the fight, I believe," stated IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook, who shared his thoughts James DeGale's victory over Andre Dirrell and Amir Khan's upcoming clash with Chris Algieri. Check it out! ......

KELL BROOK TALKS FRANKIE GAVIN CLASH: "I'M GOING TO BE ATTACKING HIM"
May 25, 2015 - "It's going to be a tricky fight...I'm going to be attacking him...whatever he brings, I'll have an answer for...I can do it all...whenever I land that chocolate brownie right hand on his chin properly, you can't stand up from that," stated IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook, who ......

KELL BROOK SHOWS OFF FAST HANDS AND COMBINATIONS AHEAD OF FRANKIE GAVIN CLASH
May 24, 2015 - FightHype.com was on the scene as IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook held an open workout just days before he steps into the ring to defend his title against challenger Frankie Gavin. Check out how he looked as he showed off his fast hands and combinations. ......

FRANKIE GAVIN TALKS KELL BROOK CLASH: "I'M GOING TO BE ABLE TO HIT HIM...HE DOESN'T LIKE GETTING HIT"
May 24, 2015 - "This is what you dream of...I've got a little spark in my eye...if he hits me, I'm going to take it and I'm going to come back with my own...he's going to have to work with for it...I'm going to be able to hit him as well. Let's see how he takes it because he doesn't ......

FRANKIE GAVIN TRAINING FOR KELL BROOK SHOWDOWN
May 22, 2015 - FightHype.com was on the scene as welterweight contender Frankie Gavin held an open workout ahead of his upcoming May 30 showdown with IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook. Check out how he looks just days before both fighters step into the ring! ......

TIMOTHY BRADLEY ADMITS HE'S NERVOUS ABOUT "DANGEROUS" FIGHT WITH JESSIE VARGAS
May 21, 2015 - "This is a dangerous fight for me. That's the reason why I'm nervous...if he beats me, it's like, where do I go from here...it's highly beneficial for him if he beats me and it's my job not to let that happen," stated two-division former world champion Timothy Bradley, who ......

JOEL DIAZ SAYS TIMOTHY BRADLEY SHOULD ONLY MAKE MOVE TO 154 FOR "A GOOD PAYCHECK"
May 21, 2015 - "Honestly, I don't agree with it, but let's be realistic...if they offer us a fight at 154 and the payday is good, anybody jumps on it...for a good paycheck, it's worth a try," stated world-class trainer Joel Diaz, who talked about Timothy Bradley potentially moving up to the 154-pound ......

BOB ARUM SAYS MIGUEL MARRIAGA HITS LIKE A MULE; WILL GIVE NICHOLAS WALTERS TOUGH FIGHT
May 21, 2015 - "I think in the fall of this year...I mean, he has a tough fight, Walters, on June 13th...that Columbian guy hits like a mule," stated Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum, who talked about WBA featherweight champion Nicholas Walters and his upcoming June 13 clash with Miguel Marriaga. Check it out! ......

ROY JONES JR. SAYS PASCAL DEFINITELY WANTS KOVALEV REMATCH; CONFIDENT HE'LL BE MORE COMPETITVE
May 21, 2015 - "We definitely want that rematch...I feel like Pascal gave Kovalev the best fight of all so far...I think he'll listen this time...he learned his lesson...he'll be much more competitive this time around," stated future Hall of Famer Roy Jones Jr., who talked about former world champion Jean ......

TOP RANK'S CRYSTINA PONCHER TALKS MAYWEATHER-PACQUIAO AFTERMATH; DOESN'T KNOW IF REMATCH WILL BE DIFFERENT
May 20, 2015 - "I'm bummed at the way the fight turned out, not because Mayweather won, but just because of the quality of the fight...let's move on from that...I didn't notice anything was wrong, so I don't know if there'd be too much of a difference if they were to fight again," stated Top ......

HEAVYWEIGHT ARTUR SZPILKA TRAINING FOR JUNE 12 RING RETURN
May 20, 2015 - FightHype.com was on the scene at the Plex Gym in Houston, Texas where heavyweight contender Artur Szpilka was putting in work as he prepares for his June 12 return to the ring. Check out how he looks! ......

HEAVYWEIGHT ARTUR SZPILKA BLASTS THE HEAVY BAG ACROSS THE ROOM
May 20, 2015 - FightHype.com was on the scene at the Plex Gym in Houston, Texas where heavyweight contender Artur Szpilka was putting in work as he prepares for his June 12 return to the ring. Check out how he looked as worked the heavy bag! ......

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