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 Last update:  7/7/2011       Read more by Goossen Tutor         
   
Paul Williams vs Erislandy Lara Final Presser Quotes
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KERY DAVIS (HBO): Antonio Margarito. Carlos Quintana twice. Kermit Cintron and a failed fight against Kelly Pavlik. When you think about that list of names – no one has fought that level of competition Live on HBO in the past few years other than Paul Williams. Needless to say, Paul Williams is a warrior and that’s why we like Paul Williams fighting on HBO, on that single trait alone. And he does have tremendous boxing skills. And he’s coming back against a guy who is a former Cuban national champion who won over 300 amateur fight (310-10) and a favorite to win Gold in 2008 Olympics before his defection to America.

CHRIS ARREOLA: This is great man. I am a fighter and I love to fight. All of us up here, we are all fighters. I hope everybody pays their cable bill so they can watch it on TV because we are going to kick it. Me and Friday, on Saturday, are going to put on a good show.

RICO RAMOS: This is something real big for me. I trained real hard for this. This is my life. I worked 16 years for this. I want to thank Shimoda for this opportunity but on July 9, I have to take that belt home with me.

DAN GOOSSEN: I want to welcome to America and for the first time a world champion from Japan will defend his title on American soil…Akifumi Shimoda.

AKIFUMI SHIMODA: This will be the first time a Japanese champion has defended his belt in the United States and I am very grateful to be here. I look forward to a very exciting fight and take the belt home on Saturday.

DAN GOOSSEN: This is a great challenge that has been place in front of Paul Williams. Although a lot of people would like to see Martinez-Williams III – Paul, George ourselves and Al – that thing has a course to take before we get there. I would like to introduce the person who has spent the most time with Lara -

LUIS DECUBAS JR (Team Lara) – We have been training for this fight for 8 weeks. We know Paul Williams and everything he’s got. We are going to have a surprise for Paul. This has been the year of the upsets so I think you need to tune in on July 9.

ERISLANDY LARA: I have had a great training camp. I would like to thanks Paul Williams for giving me this opportunity. I am ready to go and on July 9 it is going to be a war.

GEORGE PETERSON (Williams’ Trainer): Because of the support from you all, Paul has been very successful. I hate hearing the tern ‘this is going to be a good fight,’ because that doesn’t interest me – a good fight. What interests me is having a ‘W’ on my side. A good fight – we can abandon that. I have been asked quite frequently about this guy that Paul is fighting. I know that he has had over 300 amateur wins and he was an outstanding amateur. Well amateurs are all right, but this is a professional boxing match. That amateur record doesn’t matter to us one way or another.

PAUL WILLIAMS: I know this fight against Lara is going to be a hard, tough fight. I know Lara is going to try to capitalize on me – I am the biggest name he will have fought. So by beating me, that puts him right there on the top of the list. He is the new lion on the block and all that. You always see on TV how the young lions are trying to overtake the old lions, but this old lion isn’t ready to leave. So I am ready to put out 100%. We are going to have to go through the rain and get wet. We are going to have to go through the fire and get burnt. I am going to come out and fight and make it as rough and tough as it possibly can be. If he thinks he is ready to beat me to get to that level, he is going to have to drag me through the mud. I am looking forward to a rough fight. It is going to be exciting for the fans to see. I am going to be excited to see it too. I am just hoping that nobody gets seriously hurt…just hurt.

I have never been in a comeback fight. None of that talk would get under my skin. I never let anything like that worry me. To me it’s just another fight. Some of the top guys out there, like many Pacquiao, he lost a couple times. He didn’t have a comeback fight – he just comes back and fights. This is what we do. Guys that do have comeback fights, they are guys that don’t know themselves what they are doing. Win or lose, it’s just another big fight. I am going to bring it. You’re either going to get me, or I am going to get you.

Tags: Chris Arreola , Erislandy Lara , Paul Williams , Akifumi Shimoda , Rico Ramos , Williams-Lara , Williams vs Lara , Shimoda-Ramos , Shimoda vs Ramos


 

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comment by El.Naranjito707, on 07-07-2011
I hope Paul Williams does not try to call out Martinez after. If he takes a fight with Sergio again he might get brain damage.

comment by b0ndsj0ns20, on 07-07-2011
Can't wait to get to Atlantic City and watch my boy PW in person. Add to that Arreola and 2 title fights and it should be a great night of boxing.

comment by ShoulderRoll, on 07-07-2011
Last weekend was crap. Let's get back to some good boxing, this weekend should deliver.

comment by ChiTown2Diego, on 07-07-2011
PW has a great fighter mentality and a determined outlook. How could you not like this guy?

comment by uoykcuf, on 07-07-2011
Paul Williams is the best. :usa: http://persuadingmagic4.pbworks.com/f/FlagRaisingPhotographIwoJima.jpg

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