Trainer Bio

Patrick Taaffe is a traveling boxing/fitness trainer. He has been passionate about boxing, health and fitness all of his life. He has been an avid student of the sport of boxing for over 20 years. His training and evolution as a fighter began at the world famous Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn, NY under Empire Sporting Club. Patrick has competed in numerous amateur tournaments and one night shows. He transitioned to a professional boxer in 2008. However, his debut was put to a halt secondary to unfortunate circumstances. Patrick has sparred with several well known and accomplished boxing professionals. He has trained and sparred with former two time world champion Paul Malignaggi, two time world champion Joan Guzman, former world champion Vivian Harris, former super-welterweight champion Yuri Foreman, two time USBA champion Raul Frank, middleweight contender John Duddy, lightweight contender Michael Katsidis , super middleweight contender Yusaf Mack and an on going list of other major contenders.