Geale preparing for Adama fight on March 7th
Feb. 23, 2012 - As International Boxing Federation (IBF) middleweight champion, Daniel "The Real Deal" Geale (26-1, 15 KOs), prepares for his highly anticipated title defense against mandatory challenger, Osumanu Adama (20-2, 15 KOs), on March 7, 2012, big opportunities lie ahead if he is to be victorious.
Article posted on 24.02.2012
On the horizon are potential unification bouts with Dmitry Pirog (19-0, 15 KOs), Felix Strum (36-2-2, 15 KOs) and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (45-1-1, 31 KOs), as well as Ring Magazine champion Sergio Martinez (48-2-2, 27 KOs), all of which could be televised on HBO or SHOWTIME.
"The future is very bright for Daniel Geale," said Promoter Gary Shaw. "There is interest among the major networks for his next fight if he can get passed Adama. Sergio Martinez is considered a pound for pound champion, and we would love to take that fight. First things first though and Geale must be victorious against a very game challenger in Adama and that's where the focus is right now. Daniel wants to show the world why he should be considered the best middleweight in the division."
Said Geale, "I know if I defeat Adama on March 7, a floodgate of opportunities will open up for me. Sergio Martinez is the person everyone in the middleweight division is seeking so I'll entertain that fight when it presents itself. I'll be willing to unify the titles with all the champions but, right now my concentration is solely on Adama. My team and I have a great game plan and I'll be ready to execute it on fight night. Training camp has been going great."
CRUZ / CONYERS; WILSON-MARTINEZ EAR TO EAR PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
This past Monday on ATG Radio (www.alltimegreat.com) there was an Ear2Ear Press Conference for the upcoming Peltz Promotions: Cruz-Conyers on 2/25 in Atlantic City LIVE on GFL.TV for $9.99. Words were said, respect was shown, and animosity was sensed. Here were some of the highlights from the press conference:
Russell Peltz - HOF Promoter & Matchmaker
"Pedro Martinez called looking for the fight, so when somebody comes looking for a fight like Pedro you have to give him respect."
"If it last 8 rounds it is going to be a terrific 8 rounds!"
"There is no point in putting fighters in easy fights. They don't learn anything from that."
"When I first made this fight somebody said to me "Why are you putting Ronald in there with this Conyers guy? He can knock anyone out that he hits." That's how fighters get better by fighting better fighters."
Pedro Martinez - Cruiserweight
"I am a tremendously tough fighter. I like Garrett. I don't like easy fights I like tough fights."
"I train too hard and work too hard I just want to fight the best."
"I am in the same shoes as Garrett was and he bit the bait. /this is my chance. I am going to bite the bait!"
"I am a warrior, he is a warrior let's get it in!"
Garrett Wilson - USBA Cruiserweight Champion & IBF #9
"Pedro is by far one of the toughest guys I had a chance to spar with before. I already knew he was game to fight."
"Not long ago I had a record like Pedro."
"I know Pedro is coming for WAR!"
"It's for bragging rights to be Philadelphia's toughest Cruiserweight."
"Like he said it's going to be war. We are going to give people a show that they paid to see!"
Allen Conyers - Welterweight spoiler
"I am looking at Ronald Cruz as the best fighter that I can fight. I am training very hard."
"I love fighting undefeated fighters because I stay doing what I do against them and that's getting the win."
"They don't call me the "Dream Shatter" for nothing."
"If I win I shoot up, if he wins he shoots up in the rankings."
"We are both 2 top fighters nobody is getting over matched."
"You (Ronald Cruz) have an undefeated record, so I am sorry I have to f*** your s*** up."
Ronald Cruz - Undefeated Welterweight Prospect / ATG Prospect of the Year/ IBF #15
"For this fight it has been one of my best camps. I have been healthy for all 8 weeks."
"He's a tough fighter. I've seen some of his fights and he comes to fight. He's a real fighter."
"This is going to be a real explosive fight, we are going to show the fans a lot of emotion."
"I am a complete fighter. I find myself ready for anything Conyers brings to the ring on Saturday."
"I let my hands do the talking. I am glad your ready. This Saturday we will see how tough you are!"
This full night of action can be seen starting at 7:30 pm EST WORLDWIDE on GFL.TV for the very low price of $9.99. The rest of the card will also be live not just the 2 fights. Also the action will be called by Marc Abrams!
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