|Adrien Broner and Antonio DeMarco Boxing Conference Quotes|
By Media Report on Doghouse Boxing (Nov 15, 2012)
Adrien Broner, Undefeated Rising Star: "I
am very excited to fight in Atlantic City. I was on my toes when Sandy
came through, but even Sandy couldn't stop this fight from going on, so
it must have been meant to be.
have been training very hard. I want to thank DeMarco and his team for
taking the fight and coming to the U.S. to fight me. I know he is a
great champion. He is ready and I am ready. It is going to be an
electrifying fight and I am ready to go.
is very important. It always starts locally. If you don't have a big
name in your hometown, how do you expect to have a name anywhere else?
I am trying to go global here.
the Boys & Girls Club is something I am looking forward to. I want
to put smiles on people's faces. I want to make someone's day better.
I would do it every day.
is definitely my best opponent so far on paper. It is the biggest
fight of my career thus far. I am not looking past anyone. I have to
take it one fight at a time.
am ready to show my talent. I think this is a fight that I will be
able to show a lot more of my skills. In my last fights, even though
some of my opponents were ranked, after fighting me, they got downgraded
because of my high skill level.
"In boxing, a knockout is a punch away. You always have to be careful.
"DeMarco has fought good guys, but he hasn't fought me.
are going to see a totally different Adrien Broner on Saturday night. I
am going to be able to show more of my skills on Saturday night because
DeMarco has such talent. They say if one good talent goes up against
another good talent, it brings out something in the elite.
"I am a lot stronger than people think and on Saturday, you will see that against DeMarco.
are going head over heals, balls to the walls with this one. Let's
go. Rock and roll. It is time to put on a show. You aren't just
coming to see a boxing show, you're coming to the Adrien Broner Show.
It is going to be fun. It is going to be entertaining. There are going
to be a lot of smiles. Some might cry, but at the end, they will laugh
about it. I want everybody to come out and have a good time. Saturday
is going to be a nice night for everybody, family and all."
Antonio Demarco, WBC Lightweight World Champion
"I am very well prepared because I know Adrien is extremely talented and a great fighter.
feel that every opponent of mine is a worthy one and I respect anyone I
step into the ring with. This fight is very important for my career as
well as for Broner's career.
faced undefeated boxers in the past and I have learned my lessons. I'm
coming into the fight ready. I've been defeated in the past and that
experience has helped me to be ready to succeed this time.
"I'm confident that my training will pay off. I can assure you that we will put on a good show. May the best boxer win.
wins this fight will have many opportunities to further his career. I
want those opportunities. I want what every boxer wants...recognition
"I only dreamt that I would be world champion one day.
am happy to be fighting in Atlantic City. I look forward to charming a
new crowd when I step into the ring with Adrien Broner.
"I am glad to be here and I am looking forward to doing what I love to do...fight."
Oscar De La Hoya, President of Golden Boy Promotions
an effort to raise funds for the Hurricane Sandy relief, Golden Boy
Promotions is donating $2 for every ticket sold and $1,000 for each
knockout registered during the event. We will be donating that money to
the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City. Caesars Atlantic City and
myself, the Oscar De La Hoya Foundation, will match the donations. I am
hoping everyone can send that message and raise some money for this
Broner is only getting better as his career goes on. He is one of the
hardest working fighters in the sport today. He is also known to brush
his hair after every victory, rap himself into the ring, and he has
already won a title at 130 pounds.
only do we know Adrien as a charismatic fighter, but here is a guy that
does wonderful deeds for wonderful people. He went to Iraq to visit
the troops for two whole weeks and he is going to the Boys & Girls
Club of Atlantic City today. Here is a guy that wants to be great
inside the ring and outside of the ring."
Gary Shaw, President of Gary Shaw Productions
is going to be a great event. Antonio DeMarco is a wonderful
champion. I believe he is the Mexcian version of Arturo Gatti, who was a
fixture in Atlantic City, so I think it is fitting that he come here
and defend his world title.
am glad Oscar decided to keep the fight in Atlantic City. As a
resident of New Jersey, I am proud that we are here to help New Jersey
rebound and show how strong New Jersey is."
Don Marrandino, Eastern Division President for Caesars Entertainment
region really got beaten up by the hurricane. I am happy to report
that the city and the casinos are intact. We did a great job cleaning
everything up so when the folks get here, they are going to have a great
are excited once again to be the host here. We had a fight here with
Golden Boy several months ago and it was a terrific experience. We are
excited not only for the main event, but also for Seth Mitchell as kind
of a local guy and a heavyweight. We are hoping that can develop into
something very good for us here in Atlantic City."
Broner vs. DeMarco, a 12-round fight for DeMarco's WBC Lightweight World Championship will take place Saturday, November 17 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and R & R Promotions in association with Gary Shaw Productions, sponsored by Caesars Atlantic City, Corona and AT&T and will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. The co-main event will be a 12-round heavyweight clash between Seth Mitchell and Johnathon Banks for Mitchell's NABO title and the vacant WBC International Heavyweight title.
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