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Former Olympic Heavyweight Michael Hunter Signs with Manager Jared Weiss

Las Vegas, NV…..2012 Olympic heavyweight fighter Michael Hunter (1-0 professional) has signed a management agreement with Las Vegas real estate developer Jared Weiss.

Hunter is a Las Vegas resident, and a third generation boxer. “I’m excited to be working with Jared,” Hunter said, “Jared has great vision, is an amazing businessman, and teaming with him is an opportunity to have a local promoter, create a Las Vegas fan base, and then be a hometown heavyweight champ.” Jared Weiss is also optimistic about Hunter. “I’m impressed with Hunter’s power, and his attitude. We’re looking at a title hopefully by 2015,” he said.

Working with Weiss and Michael Hunter toward that goal are trainers Kenny Crooms and Jeff Mayweather. Crooms has trained Hunter his entire career and Mayweather came onboard as part of the management team with Weiss. Hunter returns to the ring August 30 in San Diego, California, and the plan is to fight frequently, with an eye on conquering the heavyweight ranks. “My pro debut was in March, and now with my new team, I’m ready to go.” Follow Michael Hunter on Twitter, @mhunter2012