Toney Working with Ibarra for UFC Debut
Toney’s transition to mixed martial arts has begun.
Juanito Ibarra, the former trainer of Quinton
“Rampage” Jackson, told Sherdog.com Wednesday that he has been
working with the 41-year-old MMA novice on the fundamentals he will
need to add to his repertoire if he hopes to be successful in the
“We have been working on stretching, sprawling and movement, all
the things he will need to get a handle on,” Ibarra said.
Toney has amassed an impressive 72-6-3 record as a professional
boxer, picking up championships in six different weight classes
over his 21-plus years in boxing.
Ibarra said he wasn’t sure about an opponent or a date for Toney’s
first bout. The trainer said he hopes Toney would be matched up
Slice, noting that Toney should be given an opportunity to “get
his feet under him” in the UFC.
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