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Boxing News and Views at Herrera vs Lundy in LA

Published On July 10, 2015 | By Niall Doran | Press Releases

Boxing News and Views at Herrera vs Lundy in LA

Boxing News and Views at Herrera vs Lundy in LA

Image submitted by Ivy Habaradas

We’re at our first Golden Boy Promotions event this week (Herrera vs Lundy) in LA, where our reporter Ivy has submitted some nice snaps at yesterday’s final press conference.


(Pictures above and below) Ivy Habaradas representing Boxing News And Views this week at our first Golden Boy event as media in LA, even having time to get a quick photo with our t-shirt on with Hall of Fame boxer and Founder of Golden Promotions Inc, Oscar De La Hoya 🙂
Boxing News and Views at Herrera vs Lundy in LA
Image submitted by Ivy Habaradas

Fighter Quotes

This weekend promised to be an explosive card in LA, to put it mildly. Here’s what the boxers had to say on Wed at the final media workout ahead of tomorrow night:

MAURICIO “EL MAESTRO” HERRERA, Former Interim WBA Super Lightweight Champion:“I feel great. I feel prepared and ready to beat Lundy and if he wants to brawl, box or do whatever, I’m ready. I feel there is a big possibility that I can stop him.”

“HAMMERIN’” HANK LUNDY, Super Lightweight Title Contender:

“He [Herrera] may have beaten another Philly fighter, Danny Garcia, but he’s got to realize I’m another type of animal. I’m a throwback fighter and on Saturday, Herrera is going to see what Hammerin’ Hank is all about.”

JOSEPH “JO JO” DIAZ JR, Featherweight Prospect:

“My dad and I have had a great training camp and I feel great. Working on sitting down on my shots and my power in general has been a huge focus for us. This fight is really important because I feel it will set up the future of where I stand in the division. My goal is to be fighting for a title a year from now and that will all come down to Saturday night.”

RENE “GEMELO” ALVARADO, Former WBC Silver Featherweight Champion:

“I’ve worked hard to prepare for this matchup. He [Diaz Jr.] is a good fighter, but I feel comfortable and calm. I have been working on my speed and focusing on fighting intelligently and I think that will be the difference in the fight.”

NICK ARCE, Featherweight Prospect:

“I feel stronger. The physical training and conditioning during camp has been great and I feel comfortable with our game plan. Training has been great and I cannot wait to put on a show for all the fans. If I can keep my knockout streak that would be great but fighting smart is a huge part of our game plan.”

CHRISTIAN “CHIMPA” GONZALEZ, Super Featherweight Prospect:

“I’m looking forward to getting back in the ring. We took a short break after my last fight and then went right back to work, working on a lot of the things that helped me win. Obviously my goal is to win but also in a way that makes it exciting for the fans.”

JESUS IVAN DELGADO, Super Featherweight Prospect:

“I’m excited. I’ve been sparring a lot working my speed and power and I feel great. I’m ready to make a big impression on my fans in my hometown and show my skills. I think my style and versatility gives me a great advantage in this fight.”

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Niall Doran
Founder of Boxing News and Views (@NiallerDoran). Writer at the Huffington Post. Digital marketing guy. Journalist. Irish tech entrepreneur. Avid Yellow M&M's hound! Favourite boxing related quote: "It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen." - Muhammad Ali

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