Panel: If you could be in training camp with three boxers, past or present, dead or alive, who would you choose and why?


This week's panellists had been requested to call the 3 boxers with whom they want to percentage a coaching camp

Paul Butler (WBO bantamweight belt-holder)

I’d beloved to have educated with Jonny Tapia.  Now not best would I've had superb sparring however I may believe him being a proper personality within the gymnasium. Manny Pacquiao right through the 5 or 6 years he was once just about unstoppable. I’d have beloved to sit down there and watched him educate and spar. 3rd can be Muhammad Ali. Simply believe being round him right through large struggle after large struggle.

Chris Billam-Smith (Ecu cruiserweight champion)

‘Sugar’ Ray Leonard as a result of he had all of it. A really particular fighter. Additionally, Floyd Mayweather Jnr, the best of my technology. It will be nice to be told from him and watch him educate. In any case, my friend George Groves, as a result of he was once my favorite fighter and, after I were given to percentage the hoop and gymnasium with him, I learnt an enormous quantity.

Eric Donovan (Tremendous-featherweight contender)

‘Prince’ Naseem Hamed was once the primary boxer I beloved; he made boxing cool. He was once a southpaw, too, similar to me. I’d additionally select Manny Pacquiao, who actually got here to my consideration after beating Marco Antonio Barrera in 2003. I’ve adopted his occupation ever since. In any case, I’d select Muhammad Ali, who transcended the game and was greater than only a champion.

Shabaz Masoud (Tremendous-bantamweight prospect)

I might have beloved to be in camp with Naseem Hamed simply to peer him coaching. That may be superb. Additionally, Floyd Mayweather to peer how he educated and be informed from him. In any case, ‘Sugar’ Ray Robinson, simply to peer the adaptation between the learning in his time and ours. He was once a good looking boxer to look at.

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