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ANTONIO TARVER RUMORS

Antonio Tarver Jr. scores stoppage in 1st pro fight

The professional debut of Antonio Tarver, Jr. this past Monday in Texas resulted in an impressive fourth-round technical knockout over Zachary Briones. His father, 5-time world light heavyweight champion Antonio "Magic Man" Tarver (30-6, 21 KOs), was supposed to headline a Golden Boy-promote card on Fox Sports 1 against veteran Johnathon Banks (29-2-1, 19 KOs), however...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tarver Injured, Diaz V Hidalgo Elevated To Main Event

JOSEPH “JO JO” DIAZ VS. RAUL HIDALGO TO REPLACE ANTONIO TARVER VS. JOHNATHON BANKS AS MAIN EVENT IN MONDAY, SEPT. 29 GOLDEN BOY LIVE! EVENT DUE TO TARVER INJURY Hidalgo, Texas (Sept. 18) – The recently announced junior featherweight bout between Southern California favorite Joseph “Jo Jo” Diaz and Mexican warrior Raul Hidalgo has been elevated from the co-main event...
Via BadCulture
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver Jr. makes pro debut Sept 29th; father & son both trained by Orlando Cuellar

A boxing rarity will happen September 29 when Antonio Tarver, Jr. makes his professional debut on the same card his father, Antonio "Magic Man" Tarver (30-6, 21 KOs), is headlining in a 10-round heavyweight bout against veteran Johnathon Banks (29-2-1, 19 KOs). "This is a blessing," the 26-year-old Tarver, Jr. said about making his pro debut on a card headlined...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver Interview | by Team Leftjab

Another interview by our friends over at Team LeftJab. This time Antonio Tarver joins Team LeftJabRadio. Be sure to check them out. Website | TeamLeftJab Twitter | @TeamLeftJab ANTONIO TARVER TELLS TEAM LEFTJAB BOXING RADIO HE WANTS DAVID HAYE THEN WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO http://t.co/x2spPUynMU— TEAMLEFTJAB (@TEAMLEFTJAB) August 7, 2014 Antonio Tarver...
Via Sports Brothers Report
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

45-Year-Old Antonio Tarver Fighting Again to Pay Off $200k Gambling Debt

Very few boxers retire on their own. They are normally beaten into retirement and even then if they can find a fight, they will keep fighting. 9 times out of 10 it is because they need the money and Antonio Tarver is no exception. He was released from jail on March 5th for not paying a $200k Gambling Debt. He still owes the debt, so he will be fighting on September 19th in San Antonio...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver’s Mugshot Is Not Profile Picture Material

Antonio Tarver was arrested late Saturday night in Florida on a warrant for jumping bail and failure to appear in court on fraud charges. His mug shot is shown above, and it’s less than flattering. I think it’s safe to say that one is not going in the scrapbook. [Photo via TMZ] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver will knockout journeyman Mike Sheppard

Former light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver will scrap journeyman Mike Sheppard tonight at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. The 45-year-old Tarver (29-6-0-1, 20 KOs) last exited the squared circle in June 2012 following a controversial draw with Nigerian Lateef Kayode. However, the bout was ultimately declared a no contest after Tarver tested positive for the anabolic...
Via Sports by Colin
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Rocky Balboa’s conqueror, Antonio Tarver, will return to the ring

Former light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver announced Monday that he will scrap journeyman Mike Sheppard on November 26 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. Tarver (29-6-0-1, 20 KOs) last exited the squared circle in June 2012 following a controversial draw with Nigerian Lateef Kayode. However, the bout was ultimately declared a no contest after it was revealed that Tarver...
Via Sports by Colin
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Tarver tests positive for steroid

It's being reported by various outlets that former light heavyweight world titlist Antonio Tarver tested positive for the anabolic steroid drostanolone following his June 2 cruiserweight bout with Lateef Kayode in Carson, Calif. Tarver, who fought to a draw with Kayode, has yet to issue an official statement following the positive California State Athletic Commission test. ...
Via Fox Sports
June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Tarver, Winky won't give up title dreams after 40

Antonio Tarver enjoys golf, good food and his job as a commentator on Showtime's boxing telecasts. He has so many reasons to forget about fighting and revel in the onset of middle age. Yet the 43-year-old veteran is still working out relentlessly, eating right and steeling his mind to fight Lateef Kayode, an undefeated title contender 14 years younger than him. After winning...
Via Fox Sports
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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