Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/4/14

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Amir Khan knocks down Dmitriy Salita of the U.S. for the third and final time in the first round to retain his WBA Light Welterweight title on December 5, 2009 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by John Gichigi/Getty Images)
Hunter takes the reins as Khan faces undefeated Molina Amir Khan is delighted to announce Virgil Hunter as his new head trainer, who takes charge as Khan faces the undefeated Carlos Molina in his next fight. The highly respected coach, who was last year voted as Trainer of the Year by the Boxing Writers Association of America, will prepare Khan for his upcoming bout against the 26-year-old American Molina, who has a record of 18 fights with 17 wins (7 KO’s) and one draw. Hunter has successfully guided the career of a number of fighters, including super-middleweight star Andre Ward, and will train Khan out of his gym in Hayward, California for the Molina clash. Khan is thrilled by the appointment of Hunter, and is looking forward to stepping back in the ring against a live opponent in Molina. “I’m really pleased that Virgil Hunter is to become my new trainer,” said Khan. “Everyone in boxing knows about his skills and the success he has enjoyed over the last few years. I’m looking for...
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