Author Archives: Sean Nam

Disgruntled Trainer Sues the NSAC Alleging Unfairness in Approving Matches

Disgruntled Trainer Sues the NSAC Alleging Unfairness in Approving Matches

On paper, Cromwell Gordon seems to be doing just fine for himself as a trainer. He owns The Beast Training Facility, a gym in Las Vegas just thirty minutes north of the Strip, and oversees a stable of over 12 professional boxers, many of whom are prospects with only a handful of fights to their name...

Liberated From the Dustbin, Yuandale Evans is Making Up For Lost Time

Liberated From the Dustbin, Yuandale Evans is Making Up For Lost Time

Sometimes, a loss in boxing really can set you back. In the case of Yuandale Evans, the first defeat of his career led to a near four-year absence from the ring, characterized by legal bungles, financial hardship, and enough downtime to cause rust to collect on the knuckles. “Boxing is a cru...

Trainer Talk: Don Turner Reflects on His Days With Evander and “Krusher”

Trainer Talk: Don Turner Reflects on His Days With Evander and “Krusher”

“I want to ask you a question,” Don Turner said in his slight rasp, as he finished reminiscing about moving to New York in 1959 and watching an over-the-hill Sugar Ray Robinson still dazzle in the gyms. “How does a fighter know he overtrained? You tell me.” Turner already knows the answer...