Holyfield: Klitschko needs Roach in his corner

Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield believes that Wladimir Klitschko needs additional experienced training help in his corner.

Last month, Klitschko lost his WBA,IBO,WBO and IBF world titles to Tyson Fury via a unanimous 12 round decision for his first loss in over ten years. 

Klitschko is trained by 33-years-old Johnathon Banks, who took over after long-time legendary trainer Emanuel Steward passed away in 2012. 

Holyfield tells Boxing Scene that Klitschko may not have the same respect for Banks as he did for Steward and feels that he needs a more experienced person in his corner that he would respect.

"You need someone in the corner that you respect. Otherwise, you won't listen to your coach and [you won't] get the best out of yourself," Holyfield said.

"Klitschko's last trainer, Emanuel Steward, fighters respected him – but this does not apply to every trainer. I would suggest that he include Freddie Roach in his corner."

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