Author Archives: Sean Nam

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...