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Burns surprised that Taylor chooses Nelson as trainer

Updated: November 21, 2007, 9:34 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

One week after parting ways with Hall of Fame trainer Emanuel Steward following a disappointing four-fight run that ended in a brutal seventh-round knockout loss to Kelly Pavlik, former middleweight champion Jermain Taylor turned the head trainer job over to Ozell Nelson on Tuesday.

Initially, it appeared as though Taylor intended to reunite with Pat Burns, who trained him from his pro debut to a 25-0 record, two wins against Bernard Hopkins and the undisputed middleweight championship. ...

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