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Photos: Velasquez, Love, Bey, Tabiti Open Workouts

LAS VEGAS - Fighters competing on Tuesday's Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and FOX Deportes fight card held a media workout at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas Thursday, as they prepare for their September 29 bouts at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort.


 
2004 Puerto Rican Olympian Carlos Velasquez was on hand to talk about his showdown with super featherweight world champion Javier Fortuna that headlines the telecast, which begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.

 
Also in attendance Thursday was super middleweight contender J'Leon Love, who takes on Osumana Adama in a 10-round bout, undefeated cruiserweight knockout artist Andrew "The Beast" Tabiti, who will take on Tamas Lodi in an eight-round affair and former world champion Mickey Bey,who returns in a 10-round lightweight bout.


 
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Mayweather Promotions are priced at $100.50, $75.50, $50.50 and $20.50 plus applicable fees, and are on sale now. Tickets may be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling the Pearl Box Office at 702-994-3200 or Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.
 
Here is what the fighters had to say Thursday:


 
CARLOS VELASQUEZ
 
"All the training is over and now it's time to fight. I had a great training camp and my body feels fresh. My weight is good I'm looking forward to putting on a great show for the fans.
"I'm ready for this challenge. Being the main event is a blessing and I'm going to make the most of this opportunity.
 
"It's time to bring another world championship back home to Puerto Rico."


 
J'LEON LOVE
 
"Camp has been tremendous. I've pushed my body to a new level. I'm in great condition. We're just waiting for the 29th.
 
"I always try to add to my game in training camp. I'm trying to perfect my craft. Defense is one thing you can never have too much of.
 
"I want to make someone miss and make them pay. I'm focused on my balance and being aggressive.
 
"I've always been an intelligent fighter. I'm trying to stay two or three steps ahead of my opponent. I want them to adjust me. I can let my skill dictate the action.
 
"I'm visualizing an A+ performance on Tuesday night. I'm still learning and finding myself every day. I can't wait to bring it all into the ring."


 
MICKEY BEY
 
"I've had a great camp filled with hard work. I'm working hard for Floyd Mayweather Sr. to get myself ready for this fight.
 
"I've had to slowly get back to it after my hand surgery but I feel great now and ready to go.


 
"I'm anticipating a clean sweep Tuesday night. I can adapt to anything on the fly in the ring. I'm a smart, all-around fighter.
 
"Get your popcorn early because you're going to see everything in the ring, you never know what you'll see.
 
"I'm fighting for my family and friends. I've had so much support through my injury. I learned a lot from sitting out. I'm ready to get in there and test it out."


 
ANDREW TABITI
 
"I've been working hard in the gym on my conditioning and just staying in great fight shape.
 
"The main thing I'm looking for is the win. I have to respect each guy in front of me and if the knockout comes, I'll take it.
 
"I want to stay active and just keep gaining experience in the ring. I'm getting better with each fight."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BufordTannen on 09-25-2015

You put some random guys pic under the tabiti quote lol. But tabiti is a beast. Future world champ. Lol at Mickey bey, should feel like an idiot for turning down the shafikov fight

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