Novoa Vows To Retain His WBC Belt, KO Menayothin

Osvaldo “ Gallito” Novoa (14-4-1, 9KOs) is Bangkok on a mission to defend, and to win with gusto, against undefeated Thai rival Wanheng Menayothin (35-0, 11KOs). Osvaldo stakes his WBC mini-flyweight Champion on November 6th.
"Gallito" had a layover in a hotel at Mexico City airport and was joined on his flight by his representative Eddie Reynoso, from Canelo Promotions; his trainer, Odin Rivera and Marcelo Lopez. Interviewed...he was asked:
- How do you feel prior to this tough defense?
“I 've prepared very well for three months,  I can't wait for the day of the fight”
-Are you prepared for the long trip?
"I have got used to this kind of long trips,  I sleep on the journey.”
-Have you seen Wanheng the videos?
"I've only seen a couple of minutes, I don’t like to see how my rivals fight, but with the bit I saw I could observe how he plants his blows.  He will have to fight different if he has the intention of defeating me.  He would have to take initiave. From the first round. Believe you me I will fight with everything I have to defeat him.
-What the most dangerous aspect of the challenger?
I noticed he is fast. He doesn’t move a lot from his waist, but he throws a lot of rights to the stomach. This is very useful for me as I can land some hard punches on his jaw.
- Are you worried about going to the scorecards?
“ I have been told that it is difficult winning by decision in Thailand. But I fully trust in the World Boxing Council. I am prepared to fight the 12 rounds, but I don’t want it to be decided in the cards. I am going for the KO!
- Do you think you have what it takes to KO Menoyothin?
“ Of course, my preparation is extraordinary. In every duel I have used my power on my rivals. I will come back to Guadalajara with my WBC belt."
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Cecilia Braekhus Very Pleased With Dominant Win in Moscow British Boxers Arrested in Connection To Alleged Gang Rape Gassiev: Usyk Showed I Need More Work, I'll Return Stronger Photos: Jean Pascal Dominates, Batters, Stops Steve Bosse Eddie Hearn: Talks For Bellew-Usyk Fight to Start This Week Mykquan Williams, Hurshidbek Normatov, Lennox Allen Win Munguia: Smith Can Take a Punch, I Gained A lot of Experience Alberto Machado: I Want Francisco Vargas Next! Photos: Jaime Munguia Powers Past Liam Smith- MEGA Gallery Photos: Usyk Schools Gassiev To Unify Cruiserweight Division Photos: Alberto Machado Decks, Dominates Mensah To Retain Liam Smith: Munguia is Not a Much Better Fighter Than Me Vivian Harris Gets Revenge on DeMarcus Corley in Rematch Floyd Mayweather Snaps - Goes Bonkers on 50 Cent Amir Khan: I Respect Pacquiao - But I Know I Can Beat Him! Nathan Gorman: I'm The One To Beat Daniel Dubois! Boxing is Still in Doubt For 2020 Olympic Games Jaime Munguia Drops, Punishes Liam Smith For Decision Win Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Alberto Machado Drops, Decisions Mensah To Retain Title Gassiev Has No Excuses, Gives Full Praise To Usyk Machado vs. Mensah - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Munguia: High Possibility Smith Fight Ends in a Knockout Usyk vs. Gassiev - CompuBox Punch Stats Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith - LIVE Results From Las Vegas Usyk: If Bellew Won't Come Down - I'll Face Him at Heavyweight Usyk Dominates Gassiev To Unify WBC, WBA, WBO, IBF Titles Usyk vs. Gassiev - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Video: Freddie Roach on Pacquiao-Loma, Canelo-GGG, More Video: Liam Smith Talks Pacquiao-Khan, Canelo, Khan-Brook Video: Jaime Munguia Talks Golovkin, Canelo, Charlo, More Cecilia Braekhus Dominates Inna Sagaydakovskaya Over Ten Fedor Chudinov Wins Controversial Decision Over Mohammedi Alberto Machado: I Want To Beat The Other Champions at 130 Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith - CompuBox Historical Review Usyk, Gassiev Promise High Drama, Fireworks in WBSS Final Usyk vs. Gassiev - CompuBox Historical Review Usyk-Gassiev Results: Briedis Wins, Ponomarev Shocked Srisaket Sor Rungvisai Crushes Young Gil Bae in One Oleksandr Usyk-Murat Gassiev: Stats & Stakes

Latest Active Forum Threads