Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Lundy on Herrera: Golden Boy is Promoting a Drunk

By Francisco Salazar

(LOS ANGELES, Calif.) - Hank Lundy tells it like it is. So there was no surprise he was as animated and vocal as he was immediately after his bout against Mauricio Herrera on Saturday.

Lundy came up short against Herrera, losing a fifth round technical, majority decision at the Sports Arena. The bout was stopped when the cut above Herrera's right eye was too deemed to bad to continue.

With the loss, Lundy drop 25-5-1, 12 KOs, while Herrera goes to 22-5, 7 KOs.

Like Herrera, Lundy has been on the short end of decisions where those at ringside felt he deserved to win. In his previous fight on December 6, Lundy lost a 10 round split decision to Thomas Dulorme.

Despite the fight lasting less than five rounds, Lundy believed he did enough to win the fight. And he did not pull any punches on Herrera.

"At the end of the day, he wasn't winning," Lundy told BoxingScene.com after the fight. "Let's be serious. Mauricio wasn't winning. But at the end of the day, they had the fix in. I'm the only real one to come into someone's hometown and put on a fight. I don't give a (expletive) about nobody. I came to fight. That's what happened and they stopped the fight. He know he didn't win. First of all, they (Golden Boy) are promoting a drunk. He (drinks). He parties. He's a drunk."

Accusations of a fix are a taboo subject in boxing. Lundy may have been caught in the moment and did not choose his words well at the moment.

If anything, Lundy does agree with Herrera that the fight should have continued. But he was still believes he won the fight and wants a rematch.

"I want a rematch but it's on neutral grounds," said Lundy, who is promoted by Jimmy Burchfield. "Because he didn't beat me. At the end of the day, that (expletive) won't want to fight me. I'm dangerous who hurt him. I don't know if (Ruslan) Provodnikov or Danny (Garcia) hurt him, but when I hit him, you seen his back leg do a dance. He got hurt (in the second round)."

"He wanted a way out anyway. He got confused. When he saw I wasn't brawling and I was boxing, he stood back against the ropes. He didn't know what to do. I had him beat mentally. He thought I was coming in there to brawl. I boxed him. He didn't know what to do. He wanted the way out."

Herrera takes on all comers so he wanted a way out is up for debate. With Herrera focusing on future fights against Ruslan Provodnikov or Lucas Matthysse, it will be interesting to see whether Lundy's request of a rematch will take place. 

Francisco A. Salazar has written for Boxingscene.com since September of 2012 and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. Francisco also covers boxing for the Ventura County (CA) Star newspaper, RingTV, and Knockout Nation. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by wlliam on 07-17-2015

[QUOTE=Corelone;15881945]Lundy has a reason to be upset, the rules and how they were applied beat him, not Herrera. The fight could have been stopped in the 4th round, the cut was not much worse in the 5th, but the fight…

Comment by Corelone on 07-17-2015

Lundy has a reason to be upset, the rules and how they were applied beat him, not Herrera. The fight could have been stopped in the 4th round, the cut was not much worse in the 5th, but the fight…

Comment by heathen on 07-17-2015

tired of hearing them both cry..:fing26:

Comment by BaDaBiNgVIP on 07-17-2015

[QUOTE=bigdunny1;15881517]Lundy is a joke. There was no fix the majority of people who watched it had it either a draw or Herrera. Few had Lundy winning. Besides head butt Herrera the first 2 rounds he did nothing. I scored first…

Comment by GMAN SUPREME on 07-17-2015

loooool lundy is just butthurt.blame yourself for getting the fight stopped you caused the headbutts dummy.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (6)
Top Headlines Manager: GGG Avoided Derevyanchenko on 5/5 & They Know It Photos: Canelo Shows Off His Trimmed Down Physique Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith Talks Continue To Play Out Gvozdyk Not Stepping Aside, Ready For Adonis Stevenson Shot Avni Yildirim vs. Lolenga Mock Set For September 15, Germany Roy Jones: Joshua Should Take 1, 2 More Fights - Then Get Wilder CompuBox: Inside The Numbers - Stevenson-Jack, Russell-Diaz Josh Taylor Confident He'll Beat Postol, Secure Jose Ramirez Shot News: Antonio Tarver, Steele Beats Upsher, Charlotte Results Weekend Review: Stevenson vs. Jack Excites, Warrington Too Carl Frampton Welcomes Josh Warrington Showdown Jack: Stevenson Would've Gone Down if I Had 5, 10 More Seconds Mayweather: Judges Must Score More Than 30 Seconds of Rounds Joe Joyce To Return on June 15 at York Hall Lee Selby Eyes Weight Move To 130 After Losing IBF World Title Josh Warrington In Pole Position To Land Frampton Showdown Joshua: I'll Rain Down Hell on Wilder, F*** Him Up Real Bad Nico Hernandez Continues To Win Big With First Round Stoppage Jose Benavidez Aims To Secure Terence Crawford Showdown Gary Russell: I Want To Unify Next or Move Up in Weight With Stevenson-Jack, Toronto Arrives As A True Fight City Photos: Pacquiao Grinds Hard With Buboy For Matthysse Fight McDonnell Hits Japan, Feels Confident of Shocking Naoya Inoue Omar Chavez: Other Fighters Have Lost - They Are Now Legends! Adonis Stevenson Admits: I Need To Be More Active Chavez Sr. Angry, Trainer Shakes Head at Omar Chavez Defeat Adonis Stevenson To Badou Jack: Rematch Must Be in Canada! Jack: I Wasn't Hitting Stevenson Low; He Had His Cup Really High Stevenson's Promoter Impressed With Badou Jack's Performance Joseph Diaz Has No Excuses: Gary Russell a Tremendous Fighter Gary Russell vs. Joseph Diaz - CompuBox Punch Stats Diego Magdaleno Grabs Win in Mexico, Hopes For Title Shot Adonis Stevenson vs. Badou Jack - CompuBox Punch Stats Jack: Let's Do the Stevenson Rematch in Vegas, Sweden or the UK Tyson Fury Very Eager To Do a Job on Sefer Seferi on June 9 Photos: Eleider Alvarez Putting in Work For Sergey Kovalev Pacquiao is Pleased: Buboy Adapted The Style of Freddie Roach Photos: Gary Russell Shows His Class To Defeat Joseph Diaz Photos: Adonis Stevenson, Badou Jack - MONSTER Fight Gallery Warrington: Frampton in August is Too Soon, I Need More Time
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement