Chris Arreola was all set for a veteran-vs-prospect heavyweight clash at the end of April, but after breaking his right ankle he’ll now have to wait till summer to take on the rangy Dominic Breazeale.
Julian Williams stands in front of Luciano Cuello, his feet placed slightly wider than his shoulders, almost imperceptibly bent forward at the waist. When he moves in and out, his feet barely come off the canvas as he glides toward and away from his opponent. It’s like watching Michael Jackson in a dance-off with Frankenstein.
Tiger Paul has been there from the beginning for Adonis Stevenson. It was at Paul's kickboxing gym in Montreal, that "Superman” began his climb to the top of the 175-pound division.
Barry Hunter’s HeadBangers Gym in Washington, D.C., is a bit of a hike from Austin Trout’s Las Cruces, New Mexico, home. Nothing unusual there, really. Plenty of fighters train far away from home.
Trainer Dan Birmingham has been blessed to work with not one, but multiple world champions out of his St. Pete Boxing Club.
In this installment of Trainer Tuesday, rising 147-pound star Errol Spence Jr. and head trainer Derrick James discuss what makes them work so well together.
Two days before he was supposed to fight Shawn Porter in March, Roberto Garcia sat at a press roundtable in Southern California slumped in his chair, baseball hat pulled low over his eyes, fleece zipped up around his neck despite the moderate spring temperatures.