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Buddy McGirt Set For HOF Weekend

The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today two-division world champion and standout trainer James “Buddy” McGirt is set to participate in festivities planned for the 2015 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend June 11-14th. Continue reading

Buddy McGirt – We are in no rush with Taishan Dong

In an interview with FightHype trainer Buddy McGirt discussed progress with this heavyweight prospect 7 foot heavyweight Taishan Dong. McGirt discussed the separation between the awesome physical tools and the lacking fundamental skills with the massive heavyweight.

McGirt said that Taishan was a good listener and was eager to learn. He also mentioned that Taishan’s hunger for knowledge within the sport led him to stay after training and continue to practise the things they had gone over during the day.

Taishan has said before that he is only in his second year of training as a boxer. Continue reading

The Pugilist KOrner”: Antonio Tarver, Terence Crawford, Eric Gomez, Buddy McGirt, Christina Ruiz, and Alejandro Luna

on BlogTalkRadioThe Law Offices of Mario Davila is proud to present former Light Heavyweight Champion Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver, NABO Lightweight Champion Terence Crawford, Golden Boy Promotions Matchmaker Eric Gomez, Former Two-Division World Champion and Elite Level Trainer James “Buddy” McGirt, Women’s Super Bantamweight Contender Christina Ruiz, and interim WBC Youth Champion Alejandro Luna on this week’s edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!!

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

Making his debut to “The Pugilist KOrner” will be former universally recognized Light Heavyweight Champion Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver (29-6, 20 KOs). The future Hall of Famer will discuss his big comeback at 44 years of age, and explain why he still has a genuine passion for the sport of boxing. Continue reading

Buddy McGirt gives his thoughts on Find A Dream organization

As things continue to progress and evolve for internationally known nonprofit Find A Dream, renowned boxing trainer and Board Member Buddy McGirt recently gave his thoughts on the importance of what the organization provides.

“What Find A Dream is about, helping kids by offering them boxing and other avenue, it is great,” said McGirt. “Anything that is going to help them in the long run is huge, and what Find A Dream is doing for them gives them a great opportunity.” Continue reading

Buddy McGirt To Return To Canastota

CANASTOTA, NY – JANUARY 21, 2013 – The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced two-division world champion and noted trainer James “Buddy” McGirt will return to Canastota for festivities planned for the 24th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Weekend set for June 6-9th. Continue reading

News: Chilemba looks to impress with Buddy McGirt in his corner; Dawejko-Rivas on October 12th

Light heavyweight contender, Isaac “Golden Boy” Chilemba (19-1-1, 9 KOs) has hired famed trainer, Buddy McGrirt, to work his corner for his upcoming fight against Rayco Saunders set to take place this Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

In his last fight, televised on ESPN2, Isaac Chilemba defeated power puncher, Edison Miranda (35-7, 30 KOs), by way of unanimous decision. He’s looking to gain more knowledge in the ring working with McGirt. Continue reading

Buddy McGirt: “The fight with Sergio Martinez took Matthew Macklin to another level”

By Joseph Herron: After his one round blow out of former Junior Middleweight title holder Joachim Alcine on September 15th at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, Matthew Macklin is considered once again to be among the best of the Middleweight division.

Despite losing his second world title opportunity to universally recognized Middleweight Champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez earlier this year, the Irish puncher wasn’t discouraged as a result of the knock-out loss.

Renowned trainer Buddy McGirt is convinced that Matthew was actually encouraged by his gritty performance against the best fighter at 160 pounds.
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News: Montes vs Ibarra; Holly Holm; Buddy McGirt

On Saturday September 22 in Celaya, Mexico, Promociones Del Pueblo and HG Boxing will present a rematch of one of the best WBF title fights in recent years, as Juan Jose “Goofy” Montes and Oscar “Ceviche” Ibarra clash for the vacant World Boxing Federation World Super Flyweight title. Continue reading

Tonight on the Pugilist KOrner: Edwin Rodriguez, Buddy McGirt, Robert Garcia, and Austin Trout

Blog Talk Radio’s “The Pugilist KOrner” is proud to present current Super Middleweight Contender Edwin “La Bomba” Rodriguez, expert trainer and former Champion Buddy McGirt, elite level trainer Robert Garcia, and current WBA Junior Middleweight Austin “No Doubt” Trout.

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