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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!

LADARIUS MILLER SPEAKS IN-DEPTH ABOUT FLOYD MAYWEATHER SPARRING, RETIREMENT, AND WHAT HE TAUGHT HIM
August 29, 2015 - "I'm along for the last ride...he's looking more and more like the young Floyd Mayweather every day...as a boxing fan, I want him to break the record...as his friend...I really don't care...that man has done everything in the sport...he gave tons of fighters the opportunity to take his ......

ANDREW TABITI TALKS ABOUT WHAT HE'S LEARNED FROM FLOYD MAYWEATHER
August 29, 2015 - "Hit and not get hit...protect yourself at all times...hard work, dedication...he's real comfortable...a lot of people don't have that...that's the important thing, having fun and being comfortable...experience is taking over everything," stated up-and-coming cruiserweight Andrew ......

BADOU JACK TALKS GOLOVKIN, LEMIEUX, WARD, KOVALEV, AND MORE; EYES MOVE TO 175 NEXT YEAR
August 29, 2015 - "If he comes up to 168, I'm not ducking nobody...in the future, it's going to be hard for me to make 68...I'll move up to 175 maybe next year...I like Lemieux; I still favor Golovkin in that fight...he's the man, but you gotta fight the best if you want to be the best," stated WBC ......

VIRGIL HUNTER EXPLAINS THEORY OF KEYS FOR ANDRE BERTO TO BEAT FLOYD MAYWEATHER: "IT'S VERY SIMPLE"
August 28, 2015 - "He just has to want to win...it's very simple...if he wants to win, then as the fight unfolds, then he'll put keys in my hand...right now there are no keys in my hand, right, because there's no fight...it might not fight, but if I can get 2 or 3 of them in there, 4 or 5 of them there, ......

VIRGIL HUNTER EXPLAINS WHAT IT MEANS TO FACE FLOYD MAYWEATHER; SAYS HE AND BERTO FACING HISTORY
August 28, 2015 - "If you're going to be an ambassador to the sport...you have to carry yourself in a way to represent the sport the right way...It's the pinnacle...it's the top...being able to go up against legacies, go up against history, and things like that, of course it means a lot," stated ......

ANDRE BERTO VOWS TO PUSH FLOYD MAYWEATHER TO THE LIMIT; PLANS TO DOMINATE BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY
August 28, 2015 - "I have that same type of mentality...every time I'm in there, I want to try and push my opponent to the limit...it's just that warrior mentality...this fight here is going to be an opportunity for me to make history...I definitely want to dominate," stated former world champion Andre ......

ANDRE BERTO PUTTING IN 18-ROUND SPARRING DAYS TO PREPARE FOR FLOYD MAYWEATHER
August 28, 2015 - "We went 18, 19 rounds yesterday...it's time to have fun now...I'm expecting that 48 and 1...we put in all the work," stated former world champion Andre Berto, who talked about training camp for his upcoming September 12 showdown with undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather. Check ......

BADOU JACK SAYS HE'S STRONGER, MORE TECHNICAL FIGHTER THAN GEORGE GROVES; PLANS TO MAKE A STATEMENT
August 28, 2015 - "I gotta make a statement...this is my show now...I gotta prove that I still belong here...I'm the better technical fighter...there's a lot of big money fights for me when I beat George Groves," stated WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack, who talked about his upcoming title defense ......

ASHLEY THEOPHANE DESCRIBES SPARRING WITH FLOYD MAYWEATHER AND GAMBOA; READY FOR STEVE UPSHER
August 28, 2015 - "Training camp's been perfect...I sparred with Floyd, I sparred with Gamboa...I've been sparring some good fighters...I've seen him stop 3 guys here in camp and you don't want to be on that list," stated jr. welterweight contender Ashley Theophane, who talked about training camp for ......

J'LEON LOVE TALKS SEPTEMBER 29 RETURN; HOPES TO PUT ON BETTER PERFORMANCE AND GET INTO TITLE CONTENTION
August 28, 2015 - "I love what I do...I'm anxious to box...I just want to keep progressing...I want to progress to A-level performances...September 29th, whoever they put in front of me, I'ma just try to showcase the best of J'Leon...anybody at 68 with a belt is obviously the goal," stated super ......

TMT'S DEJUAN BLAKE CONFIRMS MAYWEATHER KNOCKING OUT SPARRING PARTNERS; EXPLAINS OPEN GYM POLICY
August 28, 2015 - "He does knock people out inside the gym...it's a show...it prepares you for the big dance...it prepares you for those lights," stated TMT manager DeJuan Blake, who confirmed that undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather has been knocking out sparring partners. Check it out! ......

TMT'S DEJUAN BLAKE PREDICTS BATTLE OF "TWO MAYWEATHER LOSERS", COTTO AND CANELO
August 28, 2015 - "They both lost...he lost, Canelo lost, so we put the two losers in there together and we'll see how the outcome will be...I don't really see Canelo losing right now...they have enough common sense to know how to match their opponents up if we're quote unquote feeling he's the next ......

ANGEL HEREDIA EXPLAINS PUNCHING POWER CAN BE DEVELOPED; GIVES UPDATE ON JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ
August 27, 2015 - "I develop a lot of punching power...I believe it's essential...I have proven that you can develop punching power if you do it correctly...He keeps saying that he's going to come back...let's hope December...speed, acceleration, be able to have speed and be able to have power at the age ......

ISHE SMITH PUTS OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE SKILLS ON DISPLAY; WORKS THE MITTS AHEAD OF VANES MARTIROSYAN CLASH
August 27, 2015 - FightHype.com was on hand at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, Nevada where former jr. middleweight champion Ishe Smith held a media workout ahead of his upcoming September 12 clash with Vanes Martirosyan. Check out how he looked as he worked the mitts and showed off his defensive skills. ......

BADOU JACK SHOWS OFF EXPLOSIVE COMBINATIONS; WORKS THE MITTS AHEAD OF GEORGE GOVES CLASH
August 27, 2015 - FightHype.com was on hand at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, Nevada where WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack held a media workout ahead of his upcoming September 12 title defense against top challenger George Groves. Check out how he looked as he throws explosive combinations while ......

MAURICE LEE EXPLAINS HOW MOVE TO FLOYD MAYWEATHER'S GYM HAS TAKEN GAME TO ANOTHER LEVEL
August 27, 2015 - "I'm fighting September 8th...I'm just ready to get this W...being around greatness like Floyd, man, stepped my game to another level...I've been watching him spar, you know, learning a lot...I just want to become a top contender," stated lightweight Maurice Lee, who talked about how ......

TMT'S DEJUAN BLAKE BREAKS DOWN MAYWEATHER VS. BERTO; SAYS BERTO WILL ENGAGE MORE THAN PACQUIAO
August 27, 2015 - "Berto's going to come in there and really work...honestly, it's going to be a more exciting fight than Pacquiao...we thought that Pacquiao was going to do a lot more engaging...once he came in and felt Floyd's pop, he decided he didn't want to do too much engaging...Berto's not ......

TMT'S DEJUAN BLAKE EXPLAINS WHAT A DAY IS LIKE AT THE MAYWEATHER BOXING CLUB: "IT'S LIKE A REALITY SHOW"
August 27, 2015 - "It's a movie in the gym. It's like a reality show...sparring throughout the day...we have everyone...everyone from every gym in Nevada, from the gyms in California, from the gyms in Phoenix...they get a chance to be in the Doghouse...a lot of boxing, a lot of undercard matches, a lot of ......

FLOYD MAYWEATHER EXPLAINS WHY CRITICISM DOESN'T BOTHER HIM: "I JUST WANT TO BE TREATED FAIR"
August 27, 2015 - "I don't really like how he let the social media play into him and get him riled up...I think he take everything too personal...good press, bad press, write about me...I don't care...when I leave here, I can go anywhere I want to go around the world...I just like to be treated fair," stated ......

BADOU JACK FASTER AND MORE EXPLOSIVE; ANGEL HEREDIA SAYS HE'S HUNGRY AND READY TO KO GEORGE GROVES
August 27, 2015 - "I feel a lot faster, a lot more explosive and stuff...the medicine ball has been my best friend...it's been really hard...it's been a long camp...I expect a very tough fight...I'm gonna try and knock him out," stated WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack, who along with his ......

ANGEL HEREDIA EXPLAINS WORK HE'S DOING WITH ANDRE BERTO AS HE PREPARES FOR FLOYD MAYWEATHER
August 27, 2015 - "I'm advising him...I helped him his last two fights...he's my friend...I did the same thing with Paulie...Berto is doing the physical part of it...he's very disciplined," stated Strength & Conditioning coach Angel Heredia, who clarified the work he's doing with former world ......

FLOYD MAYWEATHER SR. SAYS 16-YEAR-OLD DEVIN HANEY IS THE NEXT FLOYD MAYWEATHER
August 27, 2015 - "You want to find out who the guy is going to be the next guy...the next Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr...this young man right here, 16 years old, this is my next Floyd champion," stated world-class trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr., who proclaimed that 16-year-old Devin Haney is the next Floyd Mayweather. ......

ISHE SMITH SOUNDS OFF ON RONDA ROUSEY; INSISTS SHE WANTS FLOYD MAYWEATHER TO HOLLA
August 27, 2015 - "It doesn't matter what you make per second. Did you or did you not make $300 million for your fight...I think she likes him...I really think she wants Floyd to holla...she cannot stop talking about him," stated former jr. middleweight champion Ishe Smith, who shared his thoughts on recent ......

ISHE SMITH INSISTS PACQUIAO WASN'T HURT AGAINST MAYWEATHER; GUARANTEES BERTO PUTS UP BETTER FIGHT
August 27, 2015 - "Come on, man...that shit is crazy...salt water rehab, God healed you...you can only play the God card so many times...God was also going to make sure he won...he lost to the better fighter...Berto's going to put up a better fight than he did," stated former jr. middleweight champion Ishe ......

ISHE SMITH QUESTIONS HEART OF VANES MARTIROSYAN; HOPES HE BACKS UP TALK AND COMES TO FIGHT
August 27, 2015 - "I don't think he came to fight when he fought Charlo...he got that headbutt...he looking for a way to pussy out the fight...if he coming to knock me out, that means he's coming to fight...I don't cry; I just fight," stated former jr. middleweight champion Ishe Smith, who talked about ......

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