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...
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: Saints benching former first-round pick Kenny Vaccaro

Magic Johnson wants Lakers to lose for high draft pick

White Sox load up, look interesting, remain nimble

Jerry Jones: I'm for two more playoff teams right now

Cubs acquire Miguel Montero from Diamondbacks

Cam Newton suffers two lower back fractures in car accident

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Report: Pirates re-sign Francisco Liriano to 3-year deal

Mark Jackson calls out Warriors owner during Sunday sermon

Johnny Manziel reportedly to start for Browns in Week 15

Brandon Marshall on Cutler: I would have buyer’s remorse, too

Report: Cardinals, Yankees may get involved on Max Scherzer

Kobe: If Lakers were the Titanic, I’d go down with that

Johnny Manziel got huge money cake for his birthday

Report: Clowney to miss nine months after knee surgery

NFC playoff picture, Week 15: 49ers drop from contention

Sean Payton calls more than 10 players in for ‘review’

Woodson wants Jim Harbaugh to coach Michigan over Raiders

MLS Cup sees over 50%increase in viewership from 2013

Glazer: ESPN are ‘lying bastards’ over stealing Manziel report

JJ Watt featured on South Park holiday episode

Urban Meyer's wife cried tears of joy when OSU made Playoff

Kevin Klein loses part of his ear, scores game-winning goal

Jay-Z left in disbelief by LeBron's ridiculous fadeaway

NFL playoff hopefuls: Sling it at your own risk

Boxing News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Manziel gets money birthday cake

Clowney out 9 months after surgery

White Sox load up, look interesting, remain nimble

NFC playoff picture, Week 15: 49ers drop from contention

Glazer rips ESPN over Manziel report

Cam Newton involved in accident

Report: Manziel to start for Browns

Aaron Rodgers the favorite for MVP?

LeBron breached protocol putting his arm around Kate

Fletcher Cox introduces himself to the NFL

Lynch: Media will keep him out of Canton

Gina Carano, Henry Cavill break up again

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.