Heiland: Believe Me, I'll Knock Matthew Macklin Out!

By Reynaldo "Chorizo Grande" Sanchez, photos by Maria Elena Ayala

Jorge Sebastian Heiland (24-4-2, 12KOs) will return to action this Saturday night against world title challenger Matthew Macklin (31-5, 20KOs) for the WBC International middleweight title in the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland. Shortly before traveling to Europe, the young Argentine prospect spoke to us and said:

"I had a good training camp for this fight and I expect this weekend to get another victory. Believe me I will win this fight by knockout, I’m very trusted in my skills and I think that after two or three more fights - we'll be ready to challenge Gennady Golovkin for the world title. GGG is a great champion,” Heiland said.

Luis Alegre, Heiland's coach, said:

"GGG is a tremendous puncher; Heiland has had one year of training with us and is slowly coming up to a better level. I think he is not ready yet to face Golovkin right now, he needs better opponents but one year from now and after he defeating Macklin we can challenge GGG."

"Matthew Macklin faced Sergio Martinez and Gennady Golovkin, he has plenty of experience but we are confident that Jorge Heiland can get a victory by knockout on Saturday in Ireland. This fight will not reach the end."

Tags: Matthew Macklin image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Rostov Papa on 11-13-2014

[QUOTE=dan_cov;15096805]I don't think I would be too surprised, Macklin has looked horrendous lately. He looks completely shot[/QUOTE] Really? I thought he looked effective against the talented, yet untested, undefeated prospect Lamar Russ. He also fought very well against Sturm, and…

Comment by dan_cov on 11-13-2014

I don't think I would be too surprised, Macklin has looked horrendous lately. He looks completely shot

Comment by Hougigo on 11-13-2014

Guys are looking way into the future....jesus....I think he'll give Mack trouble though

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (3)
Top Headlines Photos: Jaron Ennis, Raymond Serrano - Ready For ShoBox Clash Photos: Claressa Shields, Hannah Rankin - Size Up at Presser Photos: Gabe Rosado, Luis Arias - Face To Face, Final Presser Photos: Brandon Rios, Ramon Alvarez - Face To Face, Final Presser Vikas Krishan, Top Rank Promotional Pact Made Official Photos: Jarrell Miller, Bogdan Dinu - Face To Face at Final Presser Mayweather Says Nasukawa Fight is Back, Terms Being Finalized Photos: Kavaliauskas vs. Roberto Arriaza - Set For Eliminator Photos: Maurice Hooker, Alex Saucedo - Ready For War Photos: Luis Ortiz Putting in Work For Travis Kauffman Fight Photos: Jarrett Hurd Grinding Hard For Jason Welborn Bout Euro News: Tyron Zeuge, Mikhalkin vs. Boesel, More Hooker: An Old Midget Hurt Saucedo; Being Tough Won't Be Enough Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury To Be Carried in Movie Theaters Joe Joyce Welcomes Ordered Clash With Hughie Fury Fury: At Some Point, I'll Have To Stand and Fight With Wilder Photos: Roman Gonzalez Putting in Work For Guevara Clash Fury: Joyce Sparring Had Nothing To Do With Training Camp Move Canelo vs. Rocky Fielding - Undercard Details Revealed Michael Conlan vs. Jason Cunningham on Warrington-Frampton Anthony Yarde is Pumped To Land Spot on Wilder-Fury Card Daniel Dubois, Bradley Skeete, Bowen Back on December 15 Wilder Co-Trainer: Fury Like Rubik's Cube, But He Can Be Solved Haye: Usyk Can't Get Hit Like That By Joshua; He Has Work To Do Porter: Errol Spence is Getting More Yards - And I Don't Like It! Photos: Hooker, Saucedo - Go To War in Sparring in 2012 Tyson Fury on The Therapeutic Value of Training Warrington: Something Tells Me Frampton is Not The Same Guy Horn Realizes That He Must Be Dominate Mundine To Impress Mikey Garcia Ready: I Have Everything To Beat Errol Spence! Hearn: Jarrell Miller vs. Whyte or Chisora Possible in Early 2019 Felix Verdejo's Next Bout Eyed For United States in Early 2019 The Other Half of Junior Welterweight Fury: If I Fought Wilder In Manchester, We'd Sell 75,000 Tickets Photos: Claressa Shields, Nico Hernandez - Open Workouts Photos: Gabe Rosado, Luis Arias - Shows Off Moves at Workouts Photos: Brandon Rios, Ramon Alvarez - Grind at Workouts Photos: Jarrell Miller, Bogdan Dinu - Putting in Work in Kansas AIBA Prez Says They Are 100% Compliant With Anti-Doping Rules Peterson Quickly Agreed To Face Lipinets: I'll Fight Anyone!

Latest Active Forum Threads