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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

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 legal issues, Al Haymon pays his debt

Antonio Tarver has gotten into some hot water as of late. A bit more than that, actually, as Tarver was arrested stemming from an unpaid $200,000 debt to the Wynn in Las Vegas, Nevada from 2012. Tarver spent some time in Pinellas County Jail in Florida and was then released after Al Haymon, who else, paid his bail. Apparently Haymon did more than that though, lending Tarver the ...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver Arrested for $200k Gambling Debt (Mugshot)

Antonio Tarver had a tough weekend. He can’t get a fight and was arrested over the weekend. We thought it was just for bad checks, but it was for something a bit more serious according to TMZ. Tarver is the target of a criminal investigation for allegedly not settling several gambling markers he took at the Wynn during a 4-day gambling binge in July 2012. According to the Wynn...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 03, 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’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 Arrested For Insufficient Funds on Bad Checks

Antonio Tarver is in a bit of trouble. The 45 year old boxer was taken into custody after a Highway Patrol officer discovered that he had an open warrant for his arrest after he failed to appear in court and skipped bail following a charge related to “insufficient checks and fraud” in Nevada. From Tampa Tribune: Tarver, 45, who lives in Lutz and has trained in Tampa for years...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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