Advertisement
Advertisement

Miranda Hopes To Knock Bellew Silly, Then Get Froch

Edison Miranda is determined to use Saturday's showdown with Tony Bellew as a stepping stone to a fight with Carl Froch.

The explosive Colombian faces Bellew at Alexandra Palace - but it is Froch's IBF super-middleweight title that he has his sights on.

Miranda's record is littered with top class opponents, including Arthur Abraham, Andrew Ward and Kelly Pavlik, but the fading 31-year-old wants to add another name to the list.

"It was a good victory for Froch against Lucian Bute but I know that if I knock out Tony Bellew, then Froch is the one who will be looking for me. I want to fight Froch," he said.

"Carl Froch against me is one of the best fights you will ever see.

"I am here to fight hard, to put up a good show and to take a KO win home with me. Then Froch will take notice of what I am doing."

Matchroom boss Eddie Hearn, the promoter of Froch and Bellew, insists Miranda may get his wish if he impresses on Saturday.

"This is a big fight in front of a big audience. If Miranda did something, he'd put himself in the frame for a world title fight," Hearn said.

"Miranda's exciting, is a name and will always be around. One big win when you're Edison Miranda makes you a great opponent for a world a champion."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 09-07-2012

no matter @ '68/'75 Froch ko's Miranda early...he's like Maragariot @ the end, all mouth...

Comment by BattlingNelson on 09-07-2012

[QUOTE=MJ406;12486223]last I checked aren't Adonis Stevenson and Donovan George lined up to meet in a IBF Eliminator? how would Miranda jump ahead of the above? ^[/QUOTE] Because it would be a volontary defense for Froch.

Comment by MJ406 on 09-07-2012

last I checked aren't Adonis Stevenson and Donovan George lined up to meet in a IBF Eliminator? how would Miranda jump ahead of the above? ^

Comment by Boxing Bob on 09-07-2012

LOL, Miranda always talks big sheet then usually gets his azz kicked. But as they say as long as you're dreamin, dream big!

Comment by ddangerous on 09-07-2012

Miranda would be well-served to concentrate on the task at hand. Bellew is a big, strong boy.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (9)
Top Headlines Roach Likes The Idea of Pacquiao vs. Crawford, at 140-Pounds Crawford Trainer: We Weren't on Roach's Level? Freddie Who? Crawford: I Hurt Postol With Every Solid Shot That Connected Terence Crawford Drops, Dominates Postol To Unify Titles Crawford vs. Postol LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Oscar Valdez Crushes Rueda in Two, Wins WBO Title Jose Benavidez Decisions Francisco Santana in Bruising Bout Gvozdyk Gets Off The Floor To Stop Karpency in Six Maidana Breaks Down Maysonet In Six Rounds Ryota Murata Demolishes Comanche Boy in One Round Roach Admits Confusion in Golovkin-Ward Comments Fabian Maidana Aims To Emerge From Marcos' Shadow Lenny Zappavigna Stops Ik Yang in Six Rounds Video: Jose Benavidez Pumped For Santana Showdown Salido: They Have To Pay Me A lot For Lomachenko, Vargas! Crawford vs. Postol LIVE Results From Las Vegas Roach: Brook Has NO Shot To Beat Gennady Golovkin Video: David Benavidez Discusses His Future, Return, More Video: Francisco Santana Ready For War With Benavidez Crawford Not Concerned About Postol’s Height, Reach Edge Wilder, Arreola Test Clean For All Banned Substances Eleider Alvarez-Robert Berridge Set For PBC Card Video: Viktor Postol Ready To Put on a Show With Crawford Roach: I Want Pacquiao To Fight at Least Two More Times Video: Oleksandr Gvozdyk on PPV Fight, The Future, More Video: Oscar Valdez Ready For Statement Title Win With Rueda Video: Freddie Roach on Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather, More Michael Perez vs. Petr Petrov WBA Eliminator is Ordered Postol: Of Course I Want To Beat Terence Crawford By Knockout Warren: Smith Will Be Treated as World Star After Beating Canelo Crawford's Trainer: Postol is Cashing Out, He Wanted a Check Francisco Santana on Benavidez, leans to Crawford over Postol Daily Bread Mailbag: Ward-Kovalev, GGG-Brook, Broner, More Video: Matias Rueda Confident of Shocking Oscar Valdez Video: Crawford's Trainer Media Interview - Two Parter Tommy Coyle Aims To Make History in Leeds Showdown Crawford Senses Fear: Postol Refused To Look Me in The Eyes Viktor Postol-Terence Crawford: Pre-Fight Report Card Canelo: Golovkin Fight Has To Happen, I Want It To Happen! Ruben Nieto Retains EBU Belt, Stops Gonzales in a War
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement