WBC lightweight titleholder Antonio DeMarco will emphasize placement of punches over volume in an attempt to counter the speed and defensive skills of rising former WBO junior lightweight beltholder Adrien Broner on Saturday.
Adrien Broner on Wednesday’s visit to the Atlantic City Boys and Girls Club: “I just want to put some smiles on peoples’ faces, man. I just want to make somebody’s day better. If I can brighten somebody’s day by just showing up, and helping out and helping to clean up, then I’ll do it. I would do that every day if I could.”
Adrien Broner on Saturday’s clash with Antonio DeMarco: “It’s definitely a defining fight for me. Not only is it a defining fight, but it’s a fight that can cross me over into another world that a lot of boxers can’t go to.”
Super middleweight fringe contender Yusaf Mack on IBF titleholder Carl Froch, who he challenges on Saturday in England: “I don’t fade and he can’t beat me.”
Adrien Broner: “With the talent that I have, the type of guy that I am, the charisma that I have, I knew that there would be some point in time when boxing will revolve around Adrien Broner.”
Former WBO junior lightweight beltholder Adrien Broner and WBC lightweight titleholder Antonio DeMarco will be featured on Fox Deportes’ “Knockout Night” on Saturday.
Hammer-fisted WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin could put his unbeaten mark on the line opposite super middleweight Thomas Oosthuizen on Jan. 19 at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
The most anticipated fight in the packed month of November is the lightweight title showdown between WBC beltholder Antonio DeMarco and undefeated former 130-pound titleholder Adrien Broner, according to a RingTV.com poll.
Boxer-turned-trainer Johnathon Banks on the spirit of Emanuel Steward: “It’s so thick that you can cut it with a knife. I mean, it’s really, really thick. This spirit has been within me for years, and his words have been in my head for years.”