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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!

ADRIEN BRONER VISITS FLOYD MAYWEATHER IN CAMP; SAYS HE'S "SHARP" AND "READY" AFTER SPARRING SESSION
April 26, 2015 - "I was just in here stealing as much as I can...he's looking good. He's sharp and he's ready to go...he's focused, man...he's very focused for this fight...it's tunnel vision right now," stated three-division former world champion Adrien Broner, who shared his thoughts on ......

BADOU JACK DISCUSSES TITLE WIN AGAINST ANTHONY DIRRELL: "I PROVED EVERYBODY WRONG...IT'S AMAZING"
April 26, 2015 - "It's an amazing feeling...I've been working hard for 14 years to try and become a world champion...I proved everybody wrong," stated newly-crowned WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack, who talked about his impressive title win against former champion Anthony Dirrell. Check it out! ......

TMT'S DEJUAN BLAKE DISCUSSES BADOU JACK'S VICTORY: "HIS PERFORMANCE WAS TREMENDOUS...THAT'S A STATEMENT"
April 26, 2015 - "Badou performed, man...his performance was tremendous...he was just non-stop work...shocked me, actually...I was very, very impressed...it was beautiful for Mayweather Promotions," stated manager/trainer DeJuan Blake, who shared his thoughts on Badou Jack's performance in his title-winning ......

FLOYD MAYWEATHER GIVES BADOU JACK A NEW WATCH AFTER WINNING FIRST WORLD TITLE
April 26, 2015 - "I just got it in the locker room," stated newly-crowned WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack, who showed off his new watch that his promoter, pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, gave him following his impressive victory over former champion Anthony Dirrell. Check it out! ......

SADAM ALI DISCUSSES WIN OVER FRANCISCO SANTANA: "YOU GOTTA HAVE THAT HEART...I HAD TO DIG IN"
April 26, 2015 - "To be a special fighter, you gotta have it all. You gotta have that heart...I had to dig in...I need fights like this to take me to that next level," stated welterweight contender Sadam Ali, who spoke at the post-fight press conference about his victory over Francisco Santana. Check it out! ......

GARY SHAW TALKS JENNINGS LOSS AND COTTO VS. GEALE: "COTTO MADE A WRONG CHOICE"
April 26, 2015 - "I thought it could've been draw...I thought we could've won by a round...we're not done...I think Cotto made a wrong choice," stated promoter Gary Shaw, who shared his thoughts on Bryant Jennings' loss to Wladimir Klitschko and Daniel Geale's upcoming clash with Miguel Cotto. ......

BERNARD HOPKINS EYES FALL RETURN AGAINST BIG NAME: "I'M THE BEATLES OF THIS ERA IN BOXING"
April 26, 2015 - "I'm going to do something really big with a big name by November or somewhere in the fall...I'm the Beatles of this era in boxing," stated future Hall of Famer Bernard Hopkins, who made it clear that he still has some fight left in him as he eyes a fall return to the ring. Check it out! ......

BRYANT JENNINGS DISCUSSES LOSS TO WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO: "THAT WASN'T MY TOUGHEST FIGHT"
April 26, 2015 - "I fought all 12 rounds...not everybody expected me to do well...I hope I gained some respect...let's do this thing again...I seen him huffin' and puffin'...that wasn't a dominant Klitschko jab...the jab was not effective...that wasn't my toughest fight," stated heavyweight ......

WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO SAYS SHANNON BRIGGS MUST BE SAVED FROM HIMSELF; REMINDS HIM OF VITALI BEATING
April 26, 2015 - "Well, we need to save Shannon Briggs from Shannon Briggs. He's getting himself in trouble...he needs to remember when he was fighting Vitali what happened...trust me, there was situations where it was not funny," stated unified heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, who shared his thoughts ......

WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO DISCUSSES VICTORY OVER BRYANT JENNINGS: "I COULD'VE DONE BETTER"
April 26, 2015 - "I did expect a tough challenge...Bryant Jennings was really mobile and was really tought to hit him...Jennings was challenging, he was trying in his own way...the Klitschko story continues...I don't think there's a chance for a rematch...it was challenging for me...I mean, I could've ......

ANDRE WARD DISCUSSES THE PRESSURE OF STAYING UNDEFEATED AND TAKING THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED
April 25, 2015 - "If you look at my career as a whole, I've always seemed to go the opposite direction of the crowd...it's nothing I haven't dealt with...it's always pressure...I've been dealing with pressure since I've been 13/14 years old...I haven't lost a fight since I've been ......

AMIR KHAN GIVES DETAILED ANALYSIS AND BREAKDOWN OF MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO
April 24, 2015 - "Both guys look sharp, man...it's gonna be one not to miss for sure...Manny, he's a little bit shorter than Floyd...he'll have to get in there quicker...when Manny likes to come in, a little too high sometimes when he tries to make an attack," stated former world champion Amir Khan, who ......

AMIR KHAN PUTS IN WORK AT UC BERKELEY'S HIGH PERFORMANCE CENTER AHEAD OF CHRIS ALGIERI CLASH
April 24, 2015 - FightHype.com was on location at the University of California, Berkeley where former world champion Amir Khan was given access to use the facilities at the Simpson Center for Student Athlete High Performance as he trains for his upcoming May 29 clash with former jr. welterweight champion Chris ......

AMIR KHAN DISCUSSES THE DIFFERENT STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING TECHNIQUES HE'S DONE
April 24, 2015 - "It's like fighting really...for boxers, it's good because obviously that grip strength...that's where the power of most fighters comes from," stated former world champion Amir Khan, who talked about some of the many different strength and conditioning techniques he's done over the ......

AMIR KHAN TRAINING ON UNDERWATER TREADMILL AT UC BERKELEY
April 24, 2015 - FightHype.com was on location at the University of California, Berkeley where former world champion Amir Khan was given access to use the state-of-the-art facilities at the Simpson Center for Student Athlete High Performance as he trains for his upcoming May 29 clash with former jr. welterweight ......

ANDRE WARD DISCUSSES MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO: "MANNY'S GOING TO BRING IT...FLOYD IS THE MASTER"
April 24, 2015 - "I think it's going to be a great fight...I think the fight is happening at the right time...Manny's going to bring it...but until somebody proves otherwise, Floyd is the master...they've never fought anybody like each other before," stated undefeated super middleweight king Andre Ward, ......

ANDRE WARD SPEAKS ON FUTURE MOVE UP TO 175 AND THE STANDARD THAT CRITICS HOLD HIM TO
April 24, 2015 - "If I move up, it's gonna be the right time...I'm held to a different standard, and I'm not complaining about it. I embrace it...some of the reasoning for people to want me to move up, like, to me it's a standard thing...they want me to move up because it's a perceived threat up ......

FERNANDO VARGAS EXPLAINS WHY HE THINKS MAYWEATHER WILL "PICK PACQUIAO APART"
April 24, 2015 - "I think Floyd is looking sharper now...I just think Floyd is going to be able to pick him apart...he's an intelligent boxer/puncher," stated former jr. middleweight champion Fernando Vargas, who explained why he believes Floyd Mayweather will pick apart Manny Pacquiao on May 2. ......

FERNANDO VARGAS DISCUSSES BAD BLOOD FIGHTS AND BALANCING BOXING WITH BRAWLING
April 24, 2015 - "If you don't know how to calm those feelings of anger or despise, then it's going to be a problem...first be intelligent, then be brave...if you lose your mind, then you lost the fight...us real boxers know and appreciate it," stated former jr. middleweight champion Fernando Vargas, who ......

FERNANDO VARGAS STILL MISSES FIGHTING; DESCRIBES THE RUSH OF THE KNOCKOUT: "I LIVED FOR THAT"
April 24, 2015 - "Absolutely. I miss the fight...I live for the moment where both of you guys are fighting at it and you guys are going to fight to the death...that split second, when you hit 'em with a shot and BOOM, you buckle 'em...I lived for that moment," stated former jr. middleweight champion ......

ANDRE WARD PUTTING IN HARD WORK PRIOR TO TRAINING CAMP FOR PAUL SMITH CLASH
April 24, 2015 - FightHype.com was on location in Hayward, California where undefeated super middleweight king Andre Ward was already putting in hard work even before training camp officially begins for his June 20 return to the ring against Paul Smith. Check out how he looked! ......

ANDRE WARD SWITCHES UP RHYTHM, SPEED AND TIMING ON THE SPEED BAG
April 24, 2015 - FightHype.com was on location in Hayward, California where undefeated super middleweight king Andre Ward was putting in work as he prepares for his upcoming June 20 return to the ring against Paul Smith. Check out how he looked as he switched up rhythm, speed, and timing on the speed bag. ......

ANDRE WARD BLASTS THE HEAVY BAG WITH VICIOUS COMBOS IN PREPARATION FOR PAUL SMITH
April 23, 2015 - FightHype.com was on location in Hayward, California where undefeated super middleweight king Andre Ward was putting in work as he prepares for his upcoming June 20 return to the ring against Paul Smith. Check out how he looked as he blasted the heavy bag with some vicious combinations. ......

ANDRE WARD WORKS THE MITTS WITH TRAINER VIRGIL HUNTER IN PREPARATION FOR PAUL SMITH
April 23, 2015 - FightHype.com was on location in Hayward, California where undefeated super middleweight king Andre Ward was putting in work as he prepares for his upcoming June 20 return to the ring against Paul Smith. Check out how he looked as he worked the mitts with world-class trainer Virgil Hunter. ......

AMIR KHAN WORKS THE MITTS WITH TRAINER VIRGIL HUNTER IN PREPARATION FOR CHRIS ALGIERI
April 23, 2015 - FightHype.com was on location in Hayward, California where former world champion Amir Khan was putting in work as he prepares for his upcoming May 29 clash with former jr. welterweight champion Chris Algieri. Check out how he looked as he worked the mitts with world-class trainer Virgil Hunter. ......

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