Adrian Broner vs. Mikey Garcia LA Press Conference
Three-division world champion Mikey Garcia (36-0, 30 KOs) of Moreno Valley by way of Oxnard, California and four-division champion Cincinnati's Adrien “The Problem” Broner (33-2, 24 KOs) wrapped up their two city press tour Tuesday afternoon in Los Angeles at the Conga Room at LA Live. The two will square off on Saturday July 29 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York as they headline live on Showtime Championship Boxing on Showtime.
"We have a very special fight with these two combatants here," Leonard Ellerbe said in opening the press conference. "What an incredible fight, we have with these two champions. This is going to be a tremendous matchup,"
"I am happy to be back. Its a great to be getting this fight with Adrien Broner. I am undefeated, you have two of the best fighting. I am here to challenge and get bigger fights. I believe this can be the fight of the year,"
"When we get in the ring, he knows what's in front of him. July 29 Barclays Center, it will be one hot place to be at. Don't miss it,"
"5/1. Shit! This is just a time for me to step up. After this I hope I can get my due diligence,"
"I'm a bad man. I'm coming to fuck him up. July 29 I will be victorious. After July 29 this is going to be a coming out party for me,"
"Mikey is going to be 100 percent ready. He knows its a hard fight. We will come out and do our job,"
Michael Stafford (Broners Trainer):
"This reminds me of the days of being back in the amateurs. You always had the best from Ohio and California competing in the big tournaments. Lets get it on,"
"This is a special fight. You have two of the brightest stars in boxing,"
Garcia will be moving up in weight to 140 to challenge Broner as Mikey is coming off a devastating knockout over Dejan Zlaticanin in winning the WBC 135 pound title. For Broner he is coming off a questionable decision win over Adrian Granados.
"Broner is a very good fighter. He has great skills, speed, power, footwork. Depending on which Adrien Broner shows up. Lets see what kind of fight we have," Mikey Garcia told Southern California Boxing.com "This can launch my career with a win,"
"I am feeling good. I am taking this fight serious. I will show you all that I am still one of the best," Broner told Southern California Boxing.com "This is one of those, I told you so. I will fuck him up!"
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