Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Latimore: Do Not Be Surprised if I KO Carlos Quintana

By Ryan Burton

Former title challenger Deandre "The Bull" Latimore (23-3, 17KOs) took exception to comments made by his rival Carlos Quintana (28-3, 22KOs) at Thursday's final press conference. The fight takes place Saturday on the televised undercard of the Floyd Mayweather-Miguel Cotto pay-per-view event.

Quintana said that he plans on facing the winner of Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and "Sugar" Shane Mosley's fight which the co-featured bout Mayweather-Cotto.  Latimore felt disrespected and reminded Quintana that he has to fight him first. 

"Quintana said he wants the Canelo-Mosley winner but he has to get past me first.  He's been there before but I've been there too," Latimore stated as he pointed out the fact that he has previously fought for a world title. "My chance was cut short but I won't let it slip past me again. I am young and strong and won't settle for nothing less than a win."

The St. Louis native was also confident and finished by saying that he doesn't believe the fight will go 12 full rounds.

"Like I said, I am coming to win but don't be surprised if I win by KO. I'm a rising star. Here I come," Latimore revealed.

Send questions or comments to [email protected] Follow Ryan on Twitter @ringsidewriter and tune in to The Boxing Lab, Boxingscene's official audio on Tuesdays. The show is hosted by Ernie Gabion, Luis Sandoval and Ryan Burton

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MASTER1454 on 05-06-2012

[QUOTE=bigcursedawg;12079833]I would be surprised because you almost got koed by that bum in your last fight.[/QUOTE] Yeah, by that dude that looked like that Eddie from 5 Heartbeats. Anyway, someone needs to show him this article after he wakes up......

Comment by Hougigo on 05-05-2012

Hahaha, I had it a shutout...before Quintana put him to bed.

Comment by whitealltrac on 05-05-2012

Quintana does it again :killyou:

Comment by Zano-24 on 05-05-2012

LMAO this dude hot f--- up bad.

Comment by delipooke on 05-05-2012

4 words: LMAO

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (12)
Top Headlines Tomasz Adamek, Glowacki, Masternak Pick Up Wins in Poland Pacquiao: I Expect Horn To Go Toe To Toe, It's Going To Be a War Deontay Wilder Ready To Travel For The Right Deal, Says DiBella British Squad Claims Record Eight Medals in Euro Championships Bradley Saunders Puts Injury Nightmare To Bed Vasyl Lomachenko To Fight in August, But Against Whom? Nam-Joon Lee Decisions Gomera, Captures WBA Asia Title Javier Fortuna Stays Busy With Santo Domingo Return Josh Kelly Watched Some Roy Jones Before 79-Second Win Dana White: We'll Learn From Mayweather-Pacquiao Mistakes Juan Manuel Marquez Return Now in Play For August 19 Horn Smiles: I'll Be Looking To Land Marquez Shot on Pacquiao! Diego Chaves: I Want Brandon Rios Again, I Deserve a Rematch SHO's Espinoza: Broner-Garcia is Biggest Non-PPV Fight of Summer Hopkins: Canelo Will Beat Golovkin EASIER Than Most Think! Frank Warren: Ward-Kovalev Ending Unsatisfactory, Trilogy Needed Vijender Singh vs. Zulpikar Maimaitiali Set For High Stakes Battle Natasha Jonas Impressive in Her Pro Debut in Newcastle Mike Jimenez Barely Beats Pryor, Findley Drills Donovan George Hearn: Great Offer Made To Wilder, Reluctant To Face Whyte Roach: I Once Thought Golovkin Kills Canelo - Now It's Dead Even Anthony Yigit vs. Sandor Martin Deal Reached, Purse Bid is Off Mohamed Rodriguez Shocks Manuel Mendez With Knockout Win Why Mayweather-McGregor Cannot Hurt Boxing De La Hoya: Canelo Has To Knock Golovkin Out! Photo: Kermit Cintron, Tyrone Brunson Ready For Battle De La Hoya: Golovkin Will Enter Ring First - NOT Canelo Mayweather Trainer Concerned: McGregor Has Crazy, Weird Power Onggocan Stops Pantilgan in Nine To Retain IBF Youth Belt Jonas, Saunders, Hall, Kelly, Fowler Win Bouts in Newcastle Canelo: Mayweather's Style Doesn't Make For Attractive Fights Seven British Boxers Head To Finals in Euro Championships Canelo: I Have To Be Smart, Elusive, Not Stand in Front of GGG Loeffler on The Venue Hunt For HBO Super Flyweight Triple Hearn: Ward-Kovalev Stopped Too Early - But Kovalev Was Done McGregor's Coach: Many Respected Boxers Have Offered Help Manny Pacquiao vs. Jeff Horn Picked Up By BoxNation Taras Shelestyuk Returns on 'Locked and Loaded' - July 1 Jermain Taylor is Broke, Facing Multiple Lawsuits Bryant Jennings, Top Rank Officially Announce Promotional Deal
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement