Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Photos: Guerrero vs. Peralta, Angulo vs. Hernandez Face To Face

ANAHEIM, CALIF. - Former multiple division world champion Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero and Argentine slugger David Emanuel "El Pirata" Peralta went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before they enter the ring Saturday night in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on Spike from Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. Photos by Andy Samuelson

robert-guerrero-perralta (2)
 
Televised coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT and features a pair of exciting contests as exciting puncher Alfredo Angulo faces veteran Freddy Hernandez while unbeaten 2012 U.S. Olympian Terrell Gausha battles the Bronx's Steve Martinez.
 
The Premier Boxing Champions fighters were joined by Bellator MMA fighters participating in Friday night's Bellator fight that is part of back-to-back nights of combat sport action on Spike as at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.
 
Tickets for the August 27 event, which is promoted by TGB Promotions, are priced at $31, $58, $108 and $203, plus applicable fees, and are on sale now. Tickets are available via ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster retail locations or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets are also available at the Honda Center Box Office.

robert-guerrero-perralta
 
Here is what the fighters had to say Thursday:
 
ROBERT GUERRERO
 
"I got a chance to size him up today. I saw how tall he is. Picking my spots - seeing where I have to go. After looking at him, I know he's coming to fight. I'm expecting a war.
 
"Like all Argentine fighters, I know he's got that hunger to prove he's worthy of this big opportunity and make the most of it.
 
"The weigh-in is tomorrow and I'm just ready to fight. I'm focused and the fans can expect to see me leave everything in the ring like always.
 
"I've seen some tape on him. He's one of those guys that is durable. A durable tall, lanky guy. His height is going to help him.
 
"I am expecting a tough fight for sure. This is like a world title shot for him. I don't know what he is going to bring to the table and that is exciting for me."

alfredo-angulo-hernandez (1) 
DAVID EMANUEL PERALTA
 
"This is the biggest fight of my career. It is very important. I have to go out there and put on a great show.
 
"I want to go down the same path as Marcos Maidana and Lucas Matthysse. They were given great opportunities in their careers and took advantage of them. I am going to take advantage of this opportunity.
 
"This is an opportunity to learn. Every fight and fighter is different. I have watched Guerrero fight, but every fighter is different. I have a gameplan to beat him.
 
"I am well prepared. I came here to fight. I am prepared to go the distance. I am going to throw a lot of punches, move around and be ready to get the decision."

alfredo-angulo-hernandez (2)
 
ALFREDO ANGULO
 
"I'm very excited to fight on Saturday night against Freddy Hernandez.
 
"With two Mexican warriors in the ring, the fans will be the true winners.
 
"I was off for a while but with my new trainer, Romulo Quirarte, I feel much stronger and will fight like 'El Perro' of old with the same passion.
 
"The fans have always been great to me and I can't wait to put on a performance for them.
 
"Right now I'm only focused on Freddy Hernandez then we will see who I can fight next."

terrell-ausha
 
FREDDY HERNANDEZ
 
"I'm anticipating a really great fight. I'm prepared, he's prepared. It's going to be a battle.
 
"Fans can expect someone that will step into the ring with attitude and bravery. I'm a guy that doesn't hold back and Angulo better be ready.
 
"What's my secret weapon? Chocolate cake.
 
"I'm just ready for this fight. I worked hard and any time two Mexicans get into the ring, it's fireworks."

terrell-gausha_1
 
TERRELL GAUSHA
 
"I had a different experience with the Olympics. I missed the trials. I was taking time off from boxing. I lost the passion for it a little bit and I took some time off, but I was able to fight for a spot on the team, and I wont every fight I was in leading into the Olympics.
 
"I am excited for this fight. I trained really hard. Sometimes you have to take chances. I am ready to be aggressive and I am ready to change up my style in order to counter him.
 
"I know this is going to be a tough fight. It is going to be my toughest fight to date. It is important for me to take a step up and show the world what I can do.
 
"I appreciate my fans for sticking with me. Without fans, there would be no boxing. I appreciate my fans and I want to go out there on Saturday night and give them a great show.
 
STEVE MARTINEZ
 
"Our fight is going to steal the show. I think its really competitive and exciting. We're hungry. We came here to execute the game plan and win. It is going to be explosive.
 
"We trained hard. This is a big opportunity. This is a change-up fight for me and my team. We are focused - its tunnel vision until Saturday. On Spike you're going to see that after our fight, he won't be undefeated anymore.
 
"This is definitely the biggest fight of my career. It is going to open up big doors for me.
 
"My parents are big boxing fans. I watched boxing all my life. The minute I walked into the boxing gym, I never looked back.
 
"I don't put any pressure on myself. We are going to execute the gameplan, win and represent the Bronx."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Fetta on 08-26-2016

Think this is going to be a good clash if styles. From what I've seen Ghost needs a win

Comment by larryxxx.. on 08-26-2016

Lets just match Guerrero vs Angulo for fvck sakes

Comment by Golden Boi 360 on 08-26-2016

The guy RG is fighting looks kinda big. Guerrero is going to trade and struggle.

Comment by r1onnie2 on 08-26-2016

I hope Angulo loses for rocking that ponytail lol!

Comment by MrMORENO on 08-26-2016

Perro angulo & robert guerrero & terrel gausha all win!! So place ur wagers my friends!!

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (5)
Top Headlines Kerman Lejarraga Knocks Frankie Gavin Out in Fourth Round Harley Benn Gets Win, Moves To 5-0 In Brentwood Michael Dutchover Takes Out Ruben Tamayo in Three Rounds Liam Taylor Beats Tyrone Nurse, Moves Closer To British Title Cornflake Beats Arnaoutis, Driven To Be 'World-Class-Level Fighter' Luis Coria Faces Stiff Test in Thomas Valdez in Arizona Jarrell Miller: Deontay Wilder Might Knock Tyson Fury's Head Off! Spence, Crawford Trade Heated Words - Agree on $1 Million Bet Chordale Booker Ready To Show He's 'The Gift' in North Carolina Kerman Lejarraga Will Become a Huge Attraction, Says DiBella Promoter: Dinu's A Top-10 Heavyweight; Toughest Fight For Miller Omar Figueroa Craves Errol Spence Rematch in The Future Jarrell Miller: I'll Impose Will On Dinu & Get Him Out Of There Photos: Maurice Hooker Breaks Down, Stops Alex Saucedo Lennox Lewis: Wilder-Fury Will NOT Look Like Klitschko-Fury Daily Bread Mailbag: Spence-Garcia, Mayweather, Usyk, More Photos: Kavaliauskas in Line For Crawford After Arriaza KO Win Frank Warren Discusses a Big December For British Boxing Chael Sonnen Cautions of Mayweather-Nasukawa Double Cross Arum: We're Going To Look Very Closely at Crawford-Kavaliauskas Whyte Warns: Joshua Will Get a "Whooping" When Time Comes Kavaliauskas: I'm Ready To Fight Terence Crawford Next! Terence Crawford, Errol Spence Meet Face To Face in Oklahoma Maurice Hooker Gets Off The Floor To Batter, Stop Alex Saucedo Maurice Hooker vs. Alex Saucedo - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Jaron Ennis Blasts Out Ray Serrano in Two Rounds Kavaliauskas Knocks Out Arriaza In Third; Wants Crawford Next Sam Teah Hurts Kenneth Sims, Decisions Him Over Eight Andrew Moloney vs. Cris Paulino on December 14 in Perth Arnold Khegai Drops, Decisions a Tough Jorge Diaz Wilder: If Fury Tries To Rough Me Up - I'll Be His Worst Nightmare Callum Smith More Than Willing To Fight Andre Ward in May Luis Ortiz Vows To Make Kauffman Pay For 'Cheater' Comments Photos: Nico Hernandez Ready For Hometown Clash Top Rank VP: Arriaza is Measuring Stick Bout For Kavaliauskas Photos: Gabe Rosado, Luis Arias - Get Tense at Weigh-In Photos: Brandon Rios, Ramon Alvarez - Ready For War in Kansas Photos: Claressa Shields, Hannah Rankin - Trade Heated Words Photos: Jarrell Miller, Bogdan Dinu - Ready For Battle in Kansas Chocolatito Reveals Offer For Yafai, Wants Sor Rungvisai Trilogy
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement