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Alexander vs. Bradley - Final Press Conference Quotes

DETROIT—The final press conference for “The Super Fight” featuring undefeated 140-pound world champions Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley (26-0, 11 KOs), from North Palm Springs, Calif., and Devon Alexander “The Great” (21-0, 13 KOs), from St. Louis, was held today at the Motor City Casino in Detroit. This world championship unification match will take place on Saturday at the Silverdome in Pontiac (HBO 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT).

“It’s just a couple of days before the fight,” the World Boxing Organization (WBO) champion Bradley said. “I’m ready. I am focused and ready to do my job. I get a vibe that Devon is going to fight and trade with me and I love it.

“Don’t miss it. It’s going to be a great fight. Devon’s ready to go and so am I. The winner of this fight will be a superstar, a new ‘face’ in boxing.

Alexander made similar observations during his time at the podium.

“This is what I love, what I’ve been wanting for all my life. I’m 120 percent ready for this fight. I’m ready to rock and roll. Come Saturday night, you will see me victorious.”

Alexander’s trainer, Kevin Cunningham, said the time for talking is done.

“All the talking is over,” Cunningham said. “You don’t need talk because you’ve got two world champions who are undefeated and ready to fight.

“Devon is ready to blaze. Timmy’s ready to roll. Devon’s going to deliver on Saturday night.”

Tickets, priced from $25 to $400 are still available and can be purchased at the Silverdome box office, by calling (248) 338-2500 or online at www.silverdometickets.com The event is being promoted by Gary Shaw Productions and Don King Productions in association with the Silverdome in Pontiac and Thompson Boxing Promotions.


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Undefeated WBO junior welterweight champion Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley: “It’s just a couple of days before the fight. I’m ready. I am focused and ready to do my job. I get a vibe that Devon is going to fight and trade with me and I love it.

“Don’t miss it. It’s going to be a great fight. Devon’s ready to go and so am I. The winner of this fight will be a superstar, a new ‘face’ in boxing.

“This fight is not too early. This is the best fighting the best. When the fans demanded this fight, I had no choice. But I think this fight is too early for Devon. He’s 23. He’s too young. I’m 27 and seasoned. It’s my time. It’s destiny. I’m going to be the winner.

“I want a legacy. I’m not calling out anybody after I win. I want to know who the fans want me to fight next.”

Undefeated WBC super lightweight champion Devon Alexander “The Great”: “This is what I love, what I’ve been wanting for all my life. I’m 120 percent ready for this fight. I’m ready to rock and roll.

“Come Saturday night, you will see me victorious.”

Alexander trainer, Kevin Cunningham: “All the talking is over. You don’t need talk because you’ve got two world champions who are undefeated and ready to fight.

“Devon is ready to blaze. Timmy’s ready to roll. Devon’s going to deliver on Saturday night.”

Article posted on 28.01.2011



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