Feature | Jul 15 2015

Antonio Tarver plans to break George Foreman’s record

Tarver tells James Slater how he wants to become world's oldest heavyweight champion

Former light-heavyweight king Antonio Tarver, now campaigning as a heavyweight, will face former cruiserweight ruler and fellow heavyweight contender Steve Cunningham on August 14th in Newark, New Jersey. And Tarver, now aged 46 and sporting a 31-6 (22) record, believes he will use a win over Cunningham to propel himself into a world heavyweight title shot.

“The Magic Man” is convinced he has the beating of Wladimir Klitschko and he says he is aiming to get his chance to prove it early next year.

Here Tarver speaks exclusively with Boxing News: