Teddy Atlas, trainer of former boxer Alexander Carnation, explained why the Ukrainian decided to end his professional career. As said the boxer, the reason lies in the lack of fights.
In an interview with YouTube channel THE FIGHT with Teddy Atlas suggested that Carnations could pursue a career. However, adjustments made pandemic COVID-19.
Carnations had to return
The Carnation team was planning the return of the Ukrainian boxer on the sixth month after the defeat of Arthur Beterbieva.
The Ukrainian lost the Russian title fight in October 2019.
However, the promoters of Carnation are unable to organize the fight out of the quarantine. Alexander was out on the undercard of the fight Lomachenko – Lopez on may 30.
I wanted Carnations rested for six months. Its promoters had to arrange his return. I asked how much he wants to stay, he replied that six months is the necessary time for recovery
– said satin.
According to the coach, the Ukrainian was ready to go back in April.
“We were all ready, and promoters spoke about the battle, but it did not happen. Then another. It happens. If I held one of these fights, he would have fought. But this did not happen. It’s just a disappointment that escaped the battle,” said Atlas.
He also added that the Cloves don’t need to fight if there’s no need.
But the boxer in an interview with Boxing Scene said that does not rule out the possibility of returning to Boxing.
“We’ll see what happens. It all depends on how the rest of my career in business. Never say never. Right now, I’m not sure I want to do it, but never say never. I’m open to negotiations, I will consider offers, but that’s not what I’m looking for at the moment,” said Nail.
Carnations – bronze medalist of the Olympic games in 2012. On a professional ring has spent 18 fights, 17 wins (except the last), 14 of them by knockout. The former world champion under version WBC light heavyweight title.
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