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Naazim Richardson says no one will be satisfied with Mayweather-Pacquiao; hopes Floyd gets proper credit if victorious

Floyd Mayweather in between rounds during his rematch with Marcos Maidana this past September in Las Vegas (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

Don’t expect Naazim Richardson to be too excited about the May 2 Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight.

While the boxing world is thrilled to see the dream matchup finally announced, Richardson feels the time has passed for Mayweather, 38, and Pacquiao, 36, to have laced up.

Naazim Richardson feels Tim Bradley and Danny Garcia have the tools to upset Mayweather

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Chris Robinson catches up with North Philadelphia’s Naazim Richardson, as the trainer speaks on his  praise towards junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and WBO welterweight titlist Tim Bradley.

Hit up the thumbnail to hear Richardson ponder a fight between the two men and speak on why he wouldn’t be shocked if  either man would pull off an upset over the sport’s pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather

Naazim Richardson feels that Ruslan Provodnikov would get beat down by Manny Pacquiao

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Chris Robinson continues to speak with trainer Naazim Richardson, as he turns his attention to  a possible fight between eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao and his former sparring  partner, Ruslan Provodnikov. Despite Provodnikov looking stellar in stopping Mike Alvarado last  month, Richardson feels that the Russian’s style is completely tailor-made for Pacquiao.

Naazim Richardson wants to know if Amir Khan can reassert himself as a player in the game

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Chris Robinson speaks with Naazim Richardson, as the North Philadelphia coach shares his thoughts on  the rumored Floyd Mayweather vs. Amir Khan fight that may be on our way come May of next year.  Hear what Richardson had to say about the matchup.

Click the thumbnail for all of Naazim’s thoughts…

Naazim Richardson comes to Adrien Broner’s defense: ‘What great fighter hasn’t lost?’

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Chris Robinson speaks with trainer Naazim Richardson, as the North Philadelphia coach reacts to seeing former three-division champion Adrien Broner lose his WBA welterweight title after suffering an upset loss to Marcos Maidana this past weekend in San Antonio, Texas. Hear what Richardson had to say about the backlash Broner has received since this loss and what may be in store for his future

Naazim Richardson discusses Gennady Golovkin vs. Floyd Mayweather, Andre Ward, and Hopkins

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Chris Robinson speaks with Philadelphia-based trainer Naazim Richardson, as he speaks on the possibility of WBA middleweight champin Gennady Golovkin facing off with the likes of super middleweight champ Andre Ward, pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather, and his fighter, the legendary Bernard Hopkins

Naazim Richardson on Dawson’s knockout loss, Victor Ortiz vs. Shane Mosley, Marcos Maidana, more

Chris Robinson catches up with trainer Naazim Richardson, as he speaks on Marcos Maidana’s thrilling battle with Josesito Lopez, discusses a possible Shane Mosley vs. Victor Ortiz match, and reacts to Chad Dawson’s knockout loss to Adonis Stevenson in Canada

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Naazim Richardson feels the Floyd Mayweather fight will tell us whether or not Saul Alvarez is special

Naazim Richardson, far right, working with Demetrius Hopkins ahead of his match with Jermell Charlo later tonight (Photo: Chris Robinson – www.HustleBoss.com)

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By Chris Robinson

There always seems to be something special about having a conversation with North Philadelphia-based trainer Naazim Richardson.

Regarded as somewhat of an intellectual Zen master by those close to the sport, Richardson is in Carson, California this weekend, as he will be leading underdog Demetrius Hopkins into battle against hot prospect Jermell Charlo as part of a Showtime-televised tripleheader from the Home Depot Center.

Throughout the week, Richardson has been fielding questions from the media about different aspects of the fight game.

Always interested in Naazim’s breakdown of a meaningful, upcoming fight, I asked him for his thoughts on the Floyd Mayweather-Saul Alvarez showdown on September 14 in Las Vegas.

The Floyd Mayweather fight will tell us if Saul Alvarez is special, claims Naazim Richardson

Chris Robinson catches up with respected trainer Naazim Richardson, as he breaks down the September 14th clash between WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and welterweight king Floyd Mayweather. Here what Richardson had to say…