Press Conference Report - Pacquiao versus Marquez 4

Posted by Dee Son On September 21, 2012

Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez took to NY Town as a part of their 3-Town-Tour to pronounce their forthcoming fight meant for December 8, 2012 in Vegas. This will be their fourth time fighting each-other within the ring. All 3 in their bouts had been intently contested and hotly argued, with two from the fights becoming Fight of the Year candidates.

Press Conference Report - Pacquiao versus Marquez 4

Posted by Dee Son On September 21, 2012

Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez took to NY Town as a part of their 3-Town-Tour to pronounce their forthcoming fight meant for December 8, 2012 in Vegas. This will be their fourth time fighting each-other within the ring. All 3 in their bouts had been intently contested and hotly argued, with two from the fights becoming Fight of the Year candidates.

SAN DIEGO, September 29, 2012 - Our boxer briefs this week cover the return of HBO’s Boxing Following Dim series for your Drop 2012 season, and news (or sounds) in the bigger names in the sports activities sounding off.

Fights from Foxwood on HBO’s Negative: The autumn season of HBO’s “Boxing Right after Dark” collection which attributes up and coming fighters gets underway from the MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut on Saturday night, September 29, at 9:30 p.m. Eastern/Pacific. The Lou DiBella Amusement present is called “Road to Glory,” with all fighters within the lineup hoping to produce a great impression and progress their professions.

3 fights from the whole card will be aired reside, led by a 10-round super middleweight fight among Edwin “La Bomba” Rodriguez (21-0, 14 KOs) towards Jason “Monstruo” Escalera (13-0-1, 12 KOs). Each are northeastern fighters; Rodriguez from Massachusetts and Escalera from New Jersey, so plenty of supporters ought to be inside the property. The fighters not all that well matched. Rodriguez has an considerable newbie career. Although Escalera has 12 knockouts in his thirteen fights, his opponents weren’t much of the challenge. He’s only fought 39 expert rounds of boxing at age 27. Nonetheless, he is actually a huge brawling puncher and anybody could get fortunate (see Julio Caesar Chavez Jr., round twelve on September fifteen).

The co-feature about the display is Luis Del Valle (16-0, eleven KOs) compared to the veteran Vic Darchinyan (37-5-1-, 27 KOs) inside a 10-round super bantamweight battle. Hard to believe that the 36-year-old veteran champion Darchinyan has by no means fought on HBO prior to. Also on the card is welterweight Antonin Decarie (26-1, seven KOs) from Quebec from Alex Perez (16-0, 9 KOs) from New Jersey.

HBO's Boxing Immediately after Dim lineup (left to right): Alex Perez, Luis Del Valle, Edwin Rodriguez, Jason Escalera, Vic Darchinyan, Antonin Decarie. Photograph: Star Boxing/DiBello Leisure, Ed Diller.

All the fighters produced fat, all stated the proper factors at their reports meeting about instruction difficult, becoming fired up about their fights, and putting on a superb show. They’re lucky Here Comes Honey Boo Boo is not on or I could be watching by way of DVR delay. Still, anytime Max Kellerman and Roy Jones Jr. are about entertaining me with their discussion, I’m prepared to examine it out.

Bienvenido a Miami, Bradley: Timothy Bradley Jr. will not get his rematch with Manny Pacquiao, but Top Rank promoter Bob Arum announced that Bradley will headline a card on Saturday, December fifteen at Marlins Park in Miami, the first boxing card at any time held there. Arum claims the stadium will keep the ring in the baseball infield and be configured for among 20,000 and twenty five,000 supporters.

The opponent has not been referred to as. Arum promised “a top welterweight” and reportedly informed Yahoo! Sports activities it could be previous champion Andre Berto. But Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated reviews that Berto (28-1-0, 22 KOS) is near to finalizing a deal to fight Cornelius Bundrage on HBO November 24 within a junior middleweight title bout. It’s been rough for Berto lately. He lost to Victor Ortiz in Apri 2011, and was set for a rematch till he examined good for steroids and was dropped in the bout. That did not perform out too well for Ortiz, both; swap Josesito Lopez broke Ortiz’ jaw and won himself the opportunity to battle Canelo Alvarez two weeks ago.

Arum said he will also feature Cuban fighters for example WBA super bantamweight champion Guiermo Rigondeaux.

Pacquiao declined the solution to get a rematch with Bradley in favor of the fourth fight with Juan Manuel Marquez Jr. Tickets went on sale Friday and a documented 10,000 tickets have already been bought.

Miguel Cotto and Austin Trout draw a crowd at their general public information meeting in Puerto Rico this week. Photograph: Tom Casino/Showtime.

Cotto, Trout make the scene: Miguel Cotto and Austin Trout appeared in The big apple on Monday and Puerto Rico on Wednesday to advertise their upcoming globe title battle at Madison Square Backyard garden on Saturday, December 1. Reports conferences with popular Puerto Rican fighters like Cotto are quite a sensation. This 1 was held outdoors at the Anfiteatro Paseo De Las Artes Calle Padial in Caguas. The public was invited plus they enthusiastically recognized, packing the spot to help Cotto. The presser was broadcast live on Showtime, which will air the fight. Trout declared his intention to gain; Cotto assured a victory: "Thank you all for coming these days. We're quite pleased to find out you all and (I thanks for) your great support. I can only say that I will prepare as challenging as I can like I always do, and on December 1, I will become world champion once again. I'll assure you all that I will return to Puerto Rico as being a champion."

Pacman shoots hoops: The site published photographs Friday of Manny Pacquiao capturing hoops after his training session at Calumpang Sports activities Complex in general Santos Metropolis, Philippines, using a couple of friends. Pacquiao will battle Juan Manual Marquez for the fourth time December eight in Las vegas. Pacquiao won a narrow choice more than Marquez in their last fight, and coach Freddie Roach blamed Pacquiao’s excessive basketball playing periods for leg cramps that hampered Pacquiao for the duration of that fight. He experienced reportedly given up playing basketball throughout coaching. But Roach also said throughout a information convention before Pacquiao’s fight with Timothy Bradley that boxing wasn’t Pacquiao’s preferred activity, it is basketball.

Ricky Hatton Returns: Well-liked English boxer Ricky Hatton retired after a brutal defeat by Manny Pacquiao three along with a 50 % years in the past. However the Hitman is ending his retirement on November 24 to get a bout with previous WBA welterweight champion Vyacheslav Senchenko in Manchester. Senchenko lost his 1st skilled battle to Paulie Malignaggi. Regardless of his layoff, Hatton is still ranked the number 5 welterweight contender from the WBA, with 21 knockouts to his credit score.

Women Initial: The very best boxing Saturday evening on tv might not be on HBO. Televisa and FOX Deportes will air the Golden Boy/Canelo Promotions WBC women’s silver bantamweight title bout in between Zulina “La Loba” Munoz of Mexico and Gabriela Bouvier of Uruguay at 11 p.m. Eastern/8 p.m. Pacific from Morelia, Mexico. Munoz, 34-1-2, 23 KOs, is actually a 25-year-old powerhouse, boxing professionally considering that she was sixteen. Bouvier is just 8-2-1, with 2 KOs, but is coming off a initial round knockout win. She is just 20 years old, enthusiastic and eager. Although Munoz is anticipated to win, it is likely to become an motion packed, exciting fight. Allow the women explain to you what they are able to do.

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Aware that so considerably is at stake when they face each other for the fourth time at the MGM Grand in Vegas on December 8, "Fighter of the Decade" Manny Pacquiao and Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez have begun training early.

A possible multi-million dollar showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr will hinge on whether or not Pacquiao can beat Marquez virtually as convincingly as Mayweather did in scoring a lopsided twelve round unanimous selection more than the Mexican who had to go up in fat to create the fight.

Pacquiao may also have to shut Marquez up over his persistent claims he won their three prior fights but was robbed from the judges whilst he requested the Nevada State Athletic Commission to appoint 1 decide from Mexico, 1 from your Philippines along with a third non-Nevada decide.

Pacquiao who doesn't typically start instruction nearly 10 weeks prior to a fight was in the health club of longtime friend and newbie boxing guru from Common Santos Metropolis, Ray Golingan on whose weekly amateur cards Pacquiao fought routinely.

Pacquiao labored about the heavy bag, the pace ball and the punch-mitts with Filipino trainer and childhood Restituto "Buboy" Fernandez as well as went via his physical conditioning program immediately after jogging.

Boxing author Gabriel Cordero within a report on stated Marquez has started his training camp this month at the Romanza Health club with Hall of Fame trainer Nacho Beristain and his group. His purpose to is usually to have more speed to look for and pursue Pacquiao and gain convincingly. Marquez can also be trying to deliver Pacquiao towards the canvas no less than after through the fight. If he does it will be the very first time whilst Pacquiao, then again, dropped Marquez three times inside the opening round in their very first fight and once inside the 2nd which the Filipino won by a majority decision.

Beristain mentioned “This time we will function placing a lot emphasis on velocity. We seek out to keep the tempo in the battle and see the opportunity to place Pacquiao on the canvas and reap the benefits of that scenario. I know how tough the fight will probably be. Pacquiao is actually a robust fighter.”

Marquez mentioned, “I’ll be coming with a large amount of planning and confidence. The goal is to try and win the fight by knockout. Two elements go along with me: Intelligence and also the encounter.”

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I Ain’t 39, Says Marquez

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Juan Manuel Marquez does not see himself like a 39-year-old guy who's inside the twilight of a Hall of Fame career.

“There is a biological age and (there is a ) chronological (age),” Marquez told the Mexican press throughout a private operate lately as he primes himself up for any fouirth showdown with Manny Pacquiao on Dec. 8 in Las vegas.

Marquez is so looking ahead for the Pacquiao assembly that he is gunning for an final result that will not need the scoresheets from the 3 judges.

“I am searching for a knockout and I am not thinking about a decision,” said Marquez, whose first fight with Pacquiao finished on the split draw and also the subsequent two going the Filipino’s way in spite of him standing his ground and giving his fancied foe a hell of a time.

Each fighters have actually began to report for training with Marquez utilizing old college methods, including wood-chopping, and Pacquiao taking part in volleyball and exhibiting up for light exercise normally Santos Town.

Pacquiao’s long-time coaching assistant Buboy Fernandez is reviewing Marquez’s fights on video and possesses place specific emphasis around the third fight that Pacquiao won by bulk selection.

“I am looking at the way in which Marquez was stepping on Manny’s foot,” said Fernandez. “He did it on objective even though it's part of the sport so we will try to prevent this in the fourth fight.”

Fernandez mentioned that Marquez was in a position to catch Pacquiao when it happened.

However, Fernandez believes there will not be a fifth battle.

“We’ll get him (Marquez) this time,” added Fernandez.
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No Distractions for Pacquiao

Posted by Dee Son On 9:06 PM 0 comments

MANILA(PNA)- Initial, Team Pacquiao did absent with pitching camp in Baguio City, a venue that provided the eight-division belt-owner Manny Pacquiao with substantial altitude training in his previous fights till final Could when he lost to undefeated American junior-welterweight Timothy Bradley.

Then to further assure that no interruptions will punctuate the Filipino ring idol’s preparations for his subsequent battle against old-rival Juan Manuel Marquez, main coach Freddie Roach has requested the closure of his Wild Card Health club in Los angeles to anybody other than members of the instruction workers.

Meaning no one, who has no company within the new coaching scheme to be promulgated starting Oct 15, such as the Team Pacquiao pretenders, will allowed entry to the Vine Road sweat store in the heart and soul of Hollywood starting Oct fifteen once the “Pacman” starts significant coaching for that December 8 fight.

The date is supposed to become the day Pacquiao is to plunge himself into extreme preparations in an effort to bounce back from that defeat, albeit questionable, to Bradley that cost him his welterweight crown. Not even press men, based on Roach’s Filipino assistant Marvin Somodio.
“Yun na ang ibig sabihin noong discover na ipinaskel sa loob at labas ng fitness center,” Somodio informed People’s Journal in a telephone conversation Thursday night. “No exception. Pati siguro kamag-anak.”

Somodio stated the gag order will probably be effective from 1 pm. To 5 p.m. every day even it there is no sparring session scheduled for a day.
“Both coach Freddie kasi and Manny wish to gain impressively and deliver to some near the many concerns that surrounded his earlier three fights with Marquez, kailangan naka-focus lahat sa preparasyon at walang kahit anong distraction,” Somodio quipped.

“Lahat as in lahat ng nag-o-oversee sa coaching. Not only Manny, not only Roach, but everybody,” the previous beginner standout within the Form Up Boxing Steady of Cooyeesan Lodge owner Anson Tiu Co explained.

“As I comprehended it, these safeguards, such as eliminating Baguio camp, are components of new techniques and strategies to be carried out in this fight,” Somodio extra.

The shut doorway coaching scheme just isn't new for the team although even though this particular rule is frequently disregarded than observed as a lot of people, which includes buddies of these near to Pacquiao nearly usually managed to watch and kibitz in his training program, posing for photographs and signing autographs.

“Kasi no matter how rigid the rule is carried out, kapag nakita ng security na kaibigan ang gustong pumasok, pinapayagan. Pag hindi pinapasok, galit pa. At hila-hila pa ang mga kasama kaya bago mo malaman, puno na ang fitness center,” Somodio observed.

“If Roach may have his way, this ought to become a issue from the previous now. Medyo kasi masama ang mga pangyayari nitong mga nakaraang araw,” Somodio said. “Napagtatalo ang mga boxer ng Wild Card at kailangang makabangon.”

Several much more rigid steps, based on Somodio, are bound to become carried out when Pacquiao lastly arrived in La next week.

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Manny Pacquiao’s latest reduction to Timothy Bradley was not specifically important to followers. They saw it happen, certainly, but nobody actually put much stock into it because they knew the last judgment was a complete farce.

Pacquiao landed much more punches in a greater efficiency than his counterpart. He was never actually thrown off balance at any point during the bout. He totally dominated within the last minute of all but two rounds. By any measure you need to make use of, statistical or or else, he was the rightful winner of that match. So when Bradley ultimately received the nod from two inept judges, once again, it wasn’t a game-changer in terms of the way in which that fans viewed Pacquiao.

Supporters do not choose who wins and who loses matches, though.

Pacquiao’s most recent defeat could show to become a game-changer in the way judges see him. Final November, when he and Juan Manuel Marquez fulfilled for your 3rd time, there was a really sensible case to be produced that the latter fighter was the rightful winner. You might argue it in either case, certainly, but when what Bradley did could possibly be deemed a win - what Marquez did definitely should have counted as a get.

The purpose Marquez did not really upset Pacquiao is because there's a general underyling theory in boxing that judges generally abide by - you must beat the champ. You cannot fight just as well as him. It can’t become a tie. If you'd like his belt, you need to take it from him. Marquez fought moderately effectively final November, but he didn’t rip the victory away from Pacquiao. That is why every person besides the most diehard of Marquez supporters was alright using the way the bout ended.

Since a person has actually dominated against Pacquiao, even though, everything is distinct. That small benefit in the question the Filipino champ rode to his last gain as opposed to Marquez - that benefit from the doubt is absent now. If Pacquiao wants to avoid a second straight defeat, he must definitively defeat down Marquez. And viewing as he hasn’t recorded a knockout because 2009, that could prove to become sort of difficult.

Essentially the most interesting factor to watch for this December will probably be the type stamina Pacquiao shows from start to finish. In opposition to Bradley, you couldn’t aid but really feel as although he wasn’t trying until the final moment of all his rounds since he wasn’t positive he had the energy to go 100 percent throughout. That cannot take place this time about.

Pacquiao can’t leave any room for question within this a single. To conquer Marquez for the 3rd straight time, he needs to account for the Timothy Bradley Effect. He needs to go into this one nearly anticipating the judges to rule against him.

And when this past June was any indicator - perhaps that expectation is not as farfetched because it sounds.
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Live Update: JMM Started Training

Posted by Dee Son On 8:36 PM 0 comments
Mexican four-division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez has started his training camp this month at the Romanza Fitness center with Hall of Fame coach Nacho Beristain and his team. His aim to possess a lot more speed to look for and go after Manny Pacquiao and get convincingly in Pacquiao-Marquez four. Marquez is also looking to deliver Pacquiao for the canvas at the very least as soon as during the battle.

“This time we'll work putting a lot emphasis on speed,” mentioned Beristain. “We look for to preserve the tempo of the fight and see the chance to put Pacquiao on the canvas and benefit from that situation. I know how challenging the battle will be. Pacquiao is really a powerful fighter.”

Marquez stated, “I’ll be coming using a great deal of planning and self-confidence. The goal is to try to gain the fight by knockout. Two elements accompany me: Intelligence and the experience.”

On a daily basis, countless supporters visit at the Romanza Gym to view Marquez’ workouts and perhaps for the last stages of coaching this may be really difficult to manage as the hundreds become a large number of followers wishing to assistance the Mexican Warrior.

Marquez, 39, and Pacquiao, 33, will battle for that fourth time on December 8 within a series which has 3 earlier matches, the first was a draw and Pacman won the last two by close, controversial decisions.

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It had been three many years ago this month that coach Freddie Roach and his fighter, Manny Pacquiao, expressed outrage and disbelief upon being initial informed a couple of video throughout which Floyd Mayweather Sr. appeared to demonstrate concern the Filipino boxer may well be employing steroids.

As a result of Mayweather's sentiment, too as subsequent feedback attributed to his son, Floyd Mayweather Jr., and his uncle and coach, Roger Mayweather, Pacquiao submitted a lawsuit from the trio in December of 2009 in search of compensatory and punitive damages for defamation of character

The suit named, in portion, Mayweather, his father and his uncle, and alleged they continued to imply publicly that Pacquiao's success more than 8 excess weight courses resulted from his having utilised performance-enhancing drugs.

But on Tuesday, the attorneys for Paquiao as well as the Mayweathers achieved an out-of-court settlement resolving Pacquiao's lawsuit in Las vegas.

As part of the resolution, the Mayweathers issued a assertion in which they denied they at any time "intended to claim that Manny Pacquiao has utilized or is utilizing any overall performance enhancing medicines."

"Floyd Mayweather Jr., Floyd Mayweather Sr., Roger Mayweather and Mayweather Promotions wish to allow it to be distinct they by no means intended to declare that Manny Pacquiao has utilised or is making use of any performance enhancing drugs," study the ready statement, issued from the San Francisco-based office of retired decide and mediator Daniel H. Weinstein.

"Nor are they aware of any evidence that Manny Pacquiao has utilised performance improving drugs. Manny Pacquiao is an excellent champion, and no one must construe any of our prior remarks as claiming that Manny Pacquiao has used performance improving medicines."

Citing "a rigid confidentiality" gag order that's a situation from the agreement in between the two camps, Pacquiao's advisor, Michael Koncz, referred questions for the fighter's lawyers, David Marroso and Dan Petrocelli, with the Los Angeles-based O'Melveny and Myers law business, who could be achieved for an instant comment.

Contacted by at his Wild Card Boxing Club on Wednesday, Roach held his remark brief.

"They didn't say something about me, so I don't actually care," said Roach. "It's something I do not desire to get inside the middle of. That is among them."

The Mayweather-Pacquiao settlement could pave the way in which for your highly coveted Mayweather-Pacquiao clash, because previous negotiations in between the boxers failed over the idea of drug testing.

Random drug tests of blood and urine has been contractually mandated by Mayweather for his previous three victories over Victor Ortiz, Shane Mosley and Miguel Cotto.

Inside the meantime, Roach is instruction Pacquiao to face Mexican rival Juan Manuel Marquez a fourth time on Dec. eight in Vegas. Pacquiao won a disputed vast majority choice in November, getting also battled to your draw plus a split decision victory over Marquez.

Pacquiao chose Marquez over a return bout with Tim Bradley, whose questionable split decision in June dethroned Pacquiao because the WBO's welterweight titleholder and ended his 15-bout successful streak that integrated eight stoppages.

ROACH ON AMIR KHAN: 'YOU Can't Educate An excellent CHIN IN BOXING'

Roach confirmed the end of a connection following ten fights with ex-IBF and WBA junior welterweight titleholder Amir Khan (26-3, eighteen KOs), who may have aligned himself with coach Virgil Hunter within the wake of July's fourth-round knockout reduction to Danny Garcia, in line with reviews.

"I did the best that I could with him, but you can't teach a superb chin in boxing," said Roach, who had before denied that Khan experienced particularly expressed the desire to end their affiliation, contrary to reports. "We attempted to function on his protection somewhat little bit, but he likes to exchange, and in the event you like to trade, then you are going to obtain hit."

Roach said he didn't think that the absence of energy and conditioning expert Alex Ariza for only the 2nd time in Khan's previous 10 fights was among the factors for the loss to Garcia, whose triumph extra Khan's WBA belt as well because the division's RING championship to the WBC crown he already owned.

Within the Garcia fight, referee Kenny Bayless questioned Khan if he nonetheless could continue just before waving an finish for the bout at 2 minutes 28 seconds adhering to the third knockdown -- the second with the fourth spherical.

Bayless informed that amongst the causes for the stoppage was the truth that "in my view, Amir's leg's were shot, and his balance was off."

Changed by Ruben Tabares, Ariza had said during an interview with in July of final year that conditioning of the legs is important in supporting the neck.

Khan started working with Roach and Ariza adhering to his 54-second knockout reduction to Breidis Prescott like a light-weight in Sept. of 2008. From there, Khan won eight straight fights, four of these by knockout, and gained two title belts.

That stretch also integrated knockouts of New Yorkers Zab Judah and Paulie Malignaggi, at the same time as victories more than former beltholders Marcos Maidana, Marco Antonio Barrera and Andreas Kotelnik.

But the reduction to Garcia was the second within a row for Khan, whose profitable streak beneath Roach finished with December's questionable split-decision reduction to Lamont Peterson.

"If they are able to serene him down and obtain him not to exchange so a lot and get him to box a bit little bit much more, getting a fantastic athlete, he'll do significantly much better," mentioned Roach. "But I don't know if any individual can cange that though. Nonetheless, I want him the most effective, and we will see what takes place."


Staten Island light heavyweight Marcus Browne, a 2012 U.S. Olympian, has signed with supervisor Al Haymon, who is regarded by many because the most strong advisor in boxing, it had been announced on Wednesday.

Browne was the initial Atlas Cops and Children Boxing Program product to contend inside the Olympic Video games, originating from a plan started by ESPN boxing analyst Teddy Atlas in memory of his late father's non-profit Dr. Theodore A. Atlas Basis.

A two-time National Police Athletic League champion and 2012 United states Boxing National gold medalist, Browne is qualified by Gary Stark at the Park Hill Boxing Club.

Haymon has additionally signed Browne's 2012 U.S. Boxing teammates, Terrell Gausha, Dominic Breazeale, Rau'shee Warren and Errol Spence Jr.

Haymon's stable of fighters that also includes Mayweather, Garcia, Austin Trout, Peter Quillin, Andre Berto, Devon Alexander, Chris Arreola, Seth Mitchell, Adrien Broner, Gary Russell Jr., Erislandy Lara, Rico Ramos, Leo Santa Cruz and Josesito Lopez.


Junior welterweight Cleotis "Mookie" Pendarvis (16-3-1, five KO's), of Los angeles, has won 5 straight bouts under the advice of supervisor Warren Wilkerson, who is concentrating on the 26-year-old for any return for the ring "at the end of November, or the very first month of December."

Wilkerson took over in June of 2010, soon right after Pendarvis experienced lost a split choice to Terrance Cauthen. Given that then, Pendarvis has competed in four bouts as being a welterweight, and a single like a junior welterweight.

A slick-boxing southpaw who models himself right after ex-titleholder Pernell Whitaker, Pendarvis hopes to break into the best tier of his division by subsequent year.

"I feel the majority of his profession, he is finding by on his talent. He's gifted within the art of boxing, but was not devoted to getting in shape and studying greater than what he already knew He had gotten to a specific degree primarily based only on expertise, and he stayed proper there," mentioned Wilkerson.

"But I've surrounded him using a trainer and people who are devoted to him. My fascination is inside the direction of transferring up the ranks with the IBF. I would like to fight a leading ten contender within the IBF, which might deliver us close to an eliminator bout."

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