Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Gavin Rees on Broner: I'm Going To Knock This Prick Out!

ADRIEN BRONER VS. GAVIN REES FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

Adrien Broner, WBC Lightweight World Champion

"What can I say?  I'm 23 [years old].  I'm young and I'm getting it.

"I don't underestimate him [Rees].  If we stood face-to-face, I probably couldn't see him, but I respect him as a fighter.

"I respect every fighter because only a boxer knows what we go through once we get into that ring.

"Training camp was great.  We don't watch tape.  I've never seen him [Rees] fight before.

"They took away my Twinkies during this camp.  [Referring to Hostess going out of business.]

"He [Rees] is a former champion at light welterweight.  He's coming down in weight so he is used to getting hit by strong fighters.

"I am not about to miss the boulder on this man's shoulders.  He is going to be there all night or until I put him to sleep.

"We are going to be eating ice cream in no time.

"This is going to be a fun year for me.  I'm not looking past this fight, but I'm ready to fight whoever.  We're going to take care of business Saturday night.

"To this day, right now, I could literally leave boxing and be like, 'I did more than anybody in my family ever did.'  I could provide for my kids and my family, but I'm not going to settle for that.  I'm trying to be the best boxer to ever lace up a pair of gloves.  That's my goal.

"I have my own legacy.  Everybody has their own legacy.  Who knows?  Maybe I go all the way up to 154 and win a championship.  I know I could do it.

"Put your glasses on because I am going to shine [Saturday night].  Hook, right, goodnight."

Gavin Rees, Former World Champion

"I'm going to knock this [expletive] out Saturday night and I can't wait.

"His attitude stinks man.  He shows fighters no respect, but he hasn't even earned the right to do that.  What has he done?  I've been in the States for five weeks now and American boxing fans don't like him.  They tell me they hope I beat him and shut him up.  I think he acts like a fool for no reason and no one really likes that.

"Who has he fought?  I've seen his fights and half of those guys just stood in front of him letting him dictate the pace of the fight.  I'm not going to let him do that.  This is the first fight that I have trained away from home because I'm going to show him I'm no walk in the park.

"I've never been stopped.  I can take him out in the first round, but I am ready to go into deep water if I have to.  Ether way, I have trained hard and will be ready to dictate the pace of the fight and not let him get away with a lot of what other fighters have let him do.

"I have to watch for his right uppercut which he throws from down low, but he's not the best on his feet either.  Work rate is going to be important."

# # #

Broner vs. Rees, a 12-round fight for Broner's WBC Lightweight World Championship will take place Saturday, February 16 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, R & R Promotions, sponsored by Caesars Atlantic City and Corona and will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.

Tickets priced at $200, $100, $50 and $25, plus applicable taxes and service charges, are available for purchase at the Boardwalk Hall box office, by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 736-1420 or online at www.ticketmaster.com .

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Fighting_Pride on 02-14-2013

i used to think canelo was the most over rated boxer today but it seems the crown should go to broner. the guy has done nothing but people put him on the pedestal like some demi-god

Comment by LAFIRPO on 02-13-2013

[QUOTE=R1DG3Z;13030826]I wouldn't call Rees a bum. He's just a huge underdog with a major size and skill disadvantage. This has more to do with Broner's talent than anything.[/QUOTE] Yes you re right he's not a bum and Broner is a…

Comment by Mike_R on 02-13-2013

I don't see it happening for Rees, does anybody know what the actual odds are?

Comment by PrinceNaz88 on 02-13-2013

If only Rees was capable of knocking out Broner. :(

Comment by Hitman932 on 02-13-2013

Broner - Rees will be a lot like Pavlik-Lockett

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (59)
Top Headlines Arroyo Waits For Sor Rungvisai Shot, May Face Donnie Nietes Video: Paulie Malignaggi Discusses Broner vs. Vargas Clash, More Toka Kahn-Clary Hooks Up With Freddie Roach at Wild Card Khan: Fury is Best Heavyweight - Joshua, Wilder Still Untested Hearn: I'd Banish DiBella For Wearing Silly Ear Ring, Hat at His Age Vanes: I Believe We've Got The Blueprint To Beat Golovkin! Carl Frampton vs. Nonito Donaire - CompuBox Punch Stats Broner vs. Vargas - CompuBox Punch Stats Tekashi69 Crew Member Allegedly Fired Gun at Broner Card Hearn: Canelo's Six Month Ban is Not a Tough Enough Message Juergen Braehmer, Team Sauerland Decide To Part Ways Golovkin Willing to Drug Test from May to September for Canelo Arum: Valdez vs. Frampton Will Not Be Difficult To Make Daud Yordan Shocks, Crushes Pavel Malikov in Russia Oscar Rivas Stays Busy, Stops Sergio Ramirez in The Second Broner: Vargas Wants Rematch Because It's Most Money He'll Make Photos: Gervonta Davis Blasts Out Jesus Cuellar For WBA Belt Kell Brook Very Confident: I'll Destroy Amir Khan! Photos: Jermall Charlo Crushes Hugo Centeno in Easy Two Photos: Broner, Vargas Battle Hard To a Draw - HUGE Gallery Photos: Amir Khan Destroys Phil Lo Greco in 39 Seconds Eddie Hearn: Khan & Brook Want To Bash Each Other Up Trump is Considering a Posthumous Pardon For Jack Johnson Khan: I'm Back With a Big Bang, Lo Greco Was a Dangerous Foe Video: Gervonta Davis Talks Cuellar Win, Future Options Video: Jermall Charlo Discusses Gennady Golovkin, More Gervonta Davis: I Want IBF Belt, I Want Farmer-Dib Winner Video: Eddie Hearn on Khan's Win, Brook, Canelo's Ban, More Video: Amir Khan Discusses Win Over Lo Greco, The Future Vargas: I Thought I Beat Broner, But I Can't Dispute The Decision Jermall Charlo: Bring on Golovkin - I Want That Fight! Broner: I Won That Fight, You All Know I Beat Jessie Vargas! Ramon Alvarez Decisions Jorge Paez Over Ten Rounds Adrien Broner, Jessie Vargas Battle To a Majority Draw Adrien Broner vs. Jessie Vargas - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Jermall Charlo Demolishes Hugo Centeno in Two For Interim Belt Jermall Charlo vs. Hugo Centeno - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Gervonta Davis Crushes Jesus Cuellar in Three For WBA Title Gervonta Davis vs. Jesus Cuellar - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Adrien Broner vs. Jessie Vargas - CompuBox Historical Review
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement