Erik Morales: I Will Make Danny Garcia Call Me Teacher!

By Salvador Rodriguez

WBC junior welterweight champion Érik Morales paid no attention to the comments from Danny Garcia (22-0, 14KOs) and his team, as the two sides traded words at a recent media function in Houston, Texas. This Saturday at the Reliant Arena, Morales (52-7, 36 KOs) warned the younger and undefeated Garcia that he will end regretting his decision to take this fight and after the fight is over - the Puerto Rican boxer will call Morales the "teacher."

"Over and over again I've heard that my time has come, that there will be a new era of boxing, that my time has passed - but if they believe that I picked this fight because I thought there was a chance of me losing - they're wrong. They [Garcia and his team] believe [the fight] is easy, but I will say it right now that technique will never be overcome by speed or power," Morales said.

"I've had five fights since I returned and I've heard the same words, and five times I have heard the same cries after the match. [After the fight is over], I don't want them to call me 'El Terrible', I want them to call me teacher. I've been in the ring with the best fighters in the world, and at 24-years-old - doing a comparison with myself at that age, I was already a champion, and faced the best of Mexico, and I was the best super bantamweight in the world."

Salvador Rodriguez covers boxing in Mexico for The Record.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by SelectOne on 03-29-2012

[QUOTE=MANIAC310;11921201] you just didn't hear him in his prime[/QUOTE] Im sorry someone with a sexy women picture clearly isnt a virgin

Comment by Eveline52 on 03-23-2012

[IMG][/IMG]I'll always admire and respect him.

Comment by Ringlife on 03-23-2012

The thing that a like about Morales. Is That he's willing to fight this young kid Garcia. I Pick Garcia to beat Morales on saturday night.

Comment by newcastleking on 03-23-2012

Ponce DeLeon got jipped on the Broner fight. He was socking Broners face all night, broner hit Ponce about 5 times.

Comment by nycsmooth on 03-23-2012

EM's a great champ & all being = he'd beat Broner...

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