Opinion | Nov 06 2017

Top 10 fighters who became boxing trainers

George Gigney lists 10 notable fighters who became leading boxing trainers
Anthony Joshua trainer
Trainer Rob McCracken alongside Anthony Joshua Action Images/Andrew Couldridge

A great lightweight and welterweight, Blackburn fought both Joe Gans and Sam Langford before finding fame while training Joe Louis.

  1. John David Jackson

A two-weight world champion while fighting, Jackson went on to work wonders with Sergey Kovalev, though also momentarily trained Shane Mosley and Bernard Hopkins.

  1. Robert Garcia

Garcia won the IBF super-featherweight crown as a pro fighter, but his work in the corner of Marcos Maidana and his brother, Mikey, in particular mark him out.

  1. Ricky Hatton