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Chilemba ready to impress this weekend with McGirt in corner

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Light heavyweight contender, Isaac “Golden Boy” Chilemba (19-1-1, 9 KOs) has hired famed trainer, Buddy McGirt, to work his corner for his upcoming fight against Rayco Saunders set to take place this Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. 

Credit: Team Chilemba

In his last fight, televised on ESPN2, Isaac Chilemba defeated power puncher, Edison Miranda (35-7, 30 KOs), by way of unanimous decision.  He’s looking to gain more knowledge in the ring working with McGirt.

“Buddy McGirt is an accomplished trainer and I’m excited to be working with him,” said Chilemba. “He brings a lot of world championship experience to the ring and I know I can learn some new tricks from him.  We started training in Las Vegas a few weeks ago and everything is going smooth.”

McGirt is an experience trainer who’s guided the corner of many world title fights.  With Chilemba his goal is to keep it simple and make some minor adjustments to his style.

“Chilemba is a fantastic fighter and you can see that the talent is here,” stated McGirt. “I don’t really need to change much with Isaac’s style, just need to brush up on a couple of things.  He’s working hard and everything is coming together nicely. “

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