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Lara To Hunter: Angulo is a Quitter, I'll End His Career!

By Miguel Rivera

WBA interim-junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara came firing back at veteran coach Virgil Hunter, who trains Alfredo Angulo. Earlier today at a press conference in Los Angeles, Hunter had some words for Lara and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.

During press conference, which officially announced the March 8th battle between Canelo and Angulo at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Hunter voiced his response to Canelo's constant complaints that "Mayweather ran" in their fight. And he also held nothing back with his comments about the fight with Lara.

In his last fight, Angulo faced Lara in June of 2013. Angulo started slow but eventually caught up to Lara, dropping the Cuban boxer twice in the contest and had him in a lot of trouble. During the ninth round, Angulo suffered an eye injury and he was unable to continue.

"I think this fight is going to [be determined] by their last fights. Their last fights say a lot about each man. Each man had to execute their game plan. I have no problem saying this and they can take it back to Houston, [Angulo] had Erislandy Lara, he had him until he had an unfortunate incident when he got stuck in his eye," Hunter said.

"Young Saul, during the press conference call today, he implied that Mayweather ran from him. Well, Erislandy Lara runs pretty well too. We had to develop a strategy to cut the ring off and that's what happened and that's what we did, knocked him down twice, almost ended his career and gave him the worst beating of his Cuban career. I think that Saul should have applied the same strategy with Floyd and not complained. Nonetheless, in this particular fight there won't any running."

Lara had this to say to BoxingScene.com:

"I'm tired of this guy making excuses for a fighter that quit. He keeps saying they almost beat me. Almost does not count. What was determined that night was that Angulo quit and there is no excuse for that in this sport. They talk about my style and Mayweather's style but I'd rather be labeled a runner than a quitter but the reality is we were the winners," Lara fired off. 

"Neither Canelo or Angulo wanted to fight me and that's why they are fighting each other. I would beat both of them on the same night on March 8 and that I guarantee you.  I'm the best junior middleweight in the world and the fans know that and that's what matters to me at the end of the day."

"I told Angulo's trainer that I would end his career if they put him right back into the ring with me. I had no problem fighting him again and next time I will end his career."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Dinamita 03 on 01-22-2014

[QUOTE=LarryXXX;14161096]Canelo said Floyd ran????wow really?[/QUOTE] Wrong thread :nono:

Comment by larry$ on 01-22-2014

Canelo said Floyd ran????wow really?

Comment by Dinamita 03 on 01-22-2014

[QUOTE=KingTito;14161051]Lara battled through adversity and forced Angulo to quit. That's all that really matters. I personally think Lara is the best JMW in the world. I only hope he can land some big fights. I would love for him to…

Comment by KingTito on 01-22-2014

Lara battled through adversity and forced Angulo to quit. That's all that really matters. I personally think Lara is the best JMW in the world. I only hope he can land some big fights. I would love for him to…

Comment by garfios on 01-22-2014

[QUOTE=Golovkin;14157879]No, you won't. Running from someone doesn't end them in any way, you're lucky a freak accident took place and his eye ballooned abnormally; otherwise you would have lost that fight and by KO. He is also getting a bigger…

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