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Kwame’s Fighters: Cornelius Lock – Trains for ESPN Fight May 10


Cornelius Lock – Light Featherweight

Cornelius Lock is a Detroit native and veteran in the world of professional boxing. Standing 5’7” tall with a 73” reach, Cornelius is a force in the light featherweight division. He is a former WBO NABO Featherweight Champion and is currently 20-6-1, with 14 victories by knockout.

Currently, Cornelius “Lightning” Lock is training for his next bout back in The Motor City on May 10, 2013 (ESPN). This is a big fight for Cornelius and his first in a while, after taking a personal break from the sport.

He’s enlisted the best trainers and support team in the NYC-area to prepare for this fight. Kwame leads his conditioning and strength training and has been working with Cornelius day in and day out for months now. Kwame has designed a training program for Cornelius to increase his speed and agility. The training includes plyometrics, sprints, weights and agility drills combined with a special diet and rest regiment.

Kwame and Cornelius put it to the test May 10 at the Masonic Temple in Detroit on ESPN. Check it out!

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For more info on Cornelius’ record: BoxRec

The Top 20 Best Boxing Tunes to Get Pumped Up for your Workout!

We might be a bit biased, but really there’s nothing better than throwing on your headphones, slipping into your gloves and taking it out on a heavy bag for an hour. But when you just need to zone out and work on some cardio, you need to have a great playlist that motivates you and keeps you moving.

We realize music is a very personal thing, but we think there’s a general consensus that upbeat and energetic music makes a great workout song, so we’ve put together our list of the Top 20 Songs we think should be on every boxer’s playlist.

1. Machinehead – Bush

2. Galvanize – The Chemical Brothers

3. Bleed American – Jimmy Eat World

4. Bombs over Baghdad – Outkast

5. When you were young – The Killers

6. Get me bodied – Beyonce

7. Stronger – Kanye West

8. Eye of the tiger – Survivor

9. Testify – Rage against the machine

10. Everlong – Foo Fighters

11. Song 2 – Blur

12. Lose yourself – Eminem

13. The Distance – CAKE

14. Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes

15. D.A.N.C.E. – Justice

16. Mama said knock you out – LL Cool J

17. We will rock you – Queen

18. Feel Good Inc – Gorillaz

19. All I do is win – DJ Khaled

20. Numb – Linkin Park

What do you guys think? Disagree and think we’re full of it? Have your own tunes to add? Let us know what you think!