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ANTONIO TARVER RUMORS

Antonio Tarver Returns 9/29 Against Johnathon Banks

MIAMI (September 4, 2014) – The long, arduous journey continues later this month for 5-time world light heavyweight champion and 2004 U.S. OlympianAntonio “Magic Man” Tarver (30-6, 21 KOs). The ultra-confident 45-year-old southpaw is on a mission to capture the world heavyweight title, undeniably securing his legacy as one of the greatest boxers of all-time. Tarver returns...
Via BadCulture
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver Interview | by Team Leftjab

Another interview by our friends over at Team LeftJab. This time Antonio Tarver joins Team LeftJabRadio. Be sure to check them out. Website | TeamLeftJab Twitter | @TeamLeftJab ANTONIO TARVER TELLS TEAM LEFTJAB BOXING RADIO HE WANTS DAVID HAYE THEN WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO http://t.co/x2spPUynMU— TEAMLEFTJAB (@TEAMLEFTJAB) August 7, 2014 Antonio Tarver...
Via Sports Brothers Report
August 07, 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 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

A portly Antonio Tarver stops journeyman Mike Sheppard

Former light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver earned a fourth round TKO over journeyman Mike Sheppard last night at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. The 45-year-old Tarver (30-6-0-1, 21 KOs), who last exited the squared circle in June 2012 following a controversial draw with Nigerian Lateef Kayode, floored the 38-year-old Sheppard (21-16-1, 9 KOs) three times before the...
Via Sports by Colin
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver will knockout journeyman Mike Sheppard

Former light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver will scrap journeyman Mike Sheppard tonight at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. The 45-year-old Tarver (29-6-0-1, 20 KOs) last exited the squared circle in June 2012 following a controversial draw with Nigerian Lateef Kayode. However, the bout was ultimately declared a no contest after Tarver tested positive for the anabolic...
Via Sports by Colin
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Rocky Balboa’s conqueror, Antonio Tarver, will return to the ring

Former light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver announced Monday that he will scrap journeyman Mike Sheppard on November 26 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. Tarver (29-6-0-1, 20 KOs) last exited the squared circle in June 2012 following a controversial draw with Nigerian Lateef Kayode. However, the bout was ultimately declared a no contest after it was revealed that Tarver...
Via Sports by Colin
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Tarver tests positive for steroid

It's being reported by various outlets that former light heavyweight world titlist Antonio Tarver tested positive for the anabolic steroid drostanolone following his June 2 cruiserweight bout with Lateef Kayode in Carson, Calif. Tarver, who fought to a draw with Kayode, has yet to issue an official statement following the positive California State Athletic Commission test. ...
Via Fox Sports
June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Tarver, Winky won't give up title dreams after 40

Antonio Tarver enjoys golf, good food and his job as a commentator on Showtime's boxing telecasts. He has so many reasons to forget about fighting and revel in the onset of middle age. Yet the 43-year-old veteran is still working out relentlessly, eating right and steeling his mind to fight Lateef Kayode, an undefeated title contender 14 years younger than him. After winning...
Via Fox Sports
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver vs. Lateef Kayode preview & prediction

On May 26, Antonio Tarver defends his marginal IBO Cruiserweight Title against unbeaten Lateef Kayode. Tarver, 43, breathed some life back into his career with a dominant 9th-round stoppage of streaking Danny Green last year. A win over Kayode would greatly further his cause in a cruiserweight division that is on its way up. In order to do that, Tarver, 29-6 (20), will need to repel...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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