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Report: Antonio Tarver suspended six months, fined $50,000 for positive test

Heavyweight boxer Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver has reportedly been handed down stiff punishment after testing positive for synthetic testosterone prior to his fight with Steve Cunningham last summer in New Jersey. Antonio Tarver has been suspended six months and fined $50,000 for testing positive prior to his fight against Steve Cunningham, per source. — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixYS...
Via Sportsnaut
February 11, 2016  |  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” event will...
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, will serve...
Via BadCulture
February 19, 2015  |  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

Antonio Tarver Returns On Golden Boy Live Nov. 26th

SUNRISE, FL - Antonio Tarver makes his way back to the ring on November 26th… SUNRISE, FLORIDA (October 14) – Boxing’s popular new fight series Golden Boy Live! is back at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. on Tuesday, November 26 with a stacked card featuring the return of former World Champion Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver facing West Virginia veteran Mike Sheppard in the 10 round...
Via BadCulture
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. However...
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 an...
Via FOX Sports
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver, Delvin Rodriguez & Vusi Malinga workout photos, quotes

Former light heavyweight kingpin Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver, hard-hitting world title challenger Delvin Rodriguez and IBF No. 1 rated bantamweight contender Vusi Malinga hosted a workout for the Southern California media at The Rock in Carson, Calif., as they wind down preparations for “Four Warned,” the upcoming June 2 Quadrupleheader which will be telecast live on SHOWTIME® (9...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver vs. Lateef Kayode preview & prediction

On May 26, Antonio Tarver defends his marginal IBO Cruiserweight Title against unbeaten Lateef Kayode. Tarver, 43, breathed some life back into his career with a dominant 9th-round stoppage of streaking Danny Green last year. A win over Kayode would greatly further his cause in a cruiserweight division that is on its way up. In order to do that, Tarver, 29-6 (20), will need to repel...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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