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.”
Junior middleweight Alfredo Angulo, who meets Raul Casarez on Saturday night, plans to donate his long hair to the charity Locks of Love, which assists children who suffer hair loss as a result of chemotherapy to treat cancer.
Only a few years after being released from prison for armed robbery, Dusty Harrison’s father and trainer, Buddy Harrison, started his son shadowboxing while he was still in diapers.
“I’m very hungry for this fight, and that’s what’s going to carry me to victory,” said once-beaten Anselmo Moreno, who will make his 122-pound debut on Nov. 10 against undefeated WBC tltleholder Abner Mares.
Paulie Malignaggi: “Floyd Mayweather gets no appreciation, but he’s just so dominant, that they have to just deal with it…I’m not saying that I’m as dominant as Floyd, but I consider myself to be a real craftsman of the sport. I’m a true craftsman of boxing.”
Sugar Ray Leonard on being sexually abused as a teenager: “It knocked me down, but it didn’t knock me out.”
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum, IBF junior welterweight titleholder Lamont Peterson, and former undisputed 140-pound champion Aaron Pryor are among those expected to attend Thursday’s “Fight Night For Children” charity event at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C.