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ANTONIO TARVER RUMORS

Antonio Tarver Jr eager to move up the ladder while learning from father in the gym

Junior middleweight prospect Antonio Tarver, Jr. (2-0, 2 KOs), son of Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver, continues to fight out of his famous father’s shadow this Saturday night in Tampa. The 27-year-old Tarver faces Julian Valerio (2-3) in a four-round bout off-television on the Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN show, headlined by Keith Thurman vs. Luis Collazo, at USF Sun Dome. Tarver...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver joins the Spike TV broadcast crew for Premier Boxing Champions

Spike TV has added some serious punch to their “Premier Boxing Champions” series announce-team. Five-time, two-division world champion boxer Antonio Tarver and popular Bellator announcer and former professional MMA fighter, Jimmy Smith, will serve as color analysts for Spike TV’s inaugural season of “Premier Boxing Champions.” Spike TV’s first “Premier Boxing Champions”...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver & Jimmy Smiths Named As PBC Color Analysts

ANTONIO TARVER AND JIMMY SMITH NAMED COLOR ANALYSTS FOR “PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS” SERIES ON SPIKE TV New York, NY, February 19, 2015 – Spike TV has added some serious punch to their “Premier Boxing Champions” series announce-team. Five-time, two-division world champion boxer Antonio Tarver and popular Bellator announcer and former professional MMA fighter, Jimmy Smith...
Via BadCulture
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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, a fracture...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 03, 2014  |  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
September 19, 2014  |  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 by his 45-year-old...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Champion Antonio Tarver Arrested In Florida

LUTZ, FLORIDA - Former world champion boxer Antonio Tarver was arrested late Saturday night in Pinellas County on a warrant issued by Nevada authorities according to a report on the Tampa tribune.  The report goes on to say Tarver was arrested on a warrant for jumping bail and failure to appear in Clark County, Nevada. Tarver, aformer light heavyweight champion who held WBA, WBC...
Via BadCulture
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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