Jorge Linares placeholder image does not believe that Devin Haney want to trade a lot of punches during your fight next Saturday, at the Michelob Ultra Arena from Las Vegas, in which the light belt of the CMB.
“A fight with me is another level,” said the Venezuelan. “I can show many styles and I am fast and strong. I don’t get a lot of knockouts, but he knows I can hit hard. I think he’s going to want to run all night, but I’ll be waiting for him and keep up with him. If you want to fight inside, I’ll be ready. He will have many problems ”.
Haney will make the second defense of the 135-pound belt and remains undefeated.
Previously he already got a couple of wins against Yuriorkis Gamboa Y Alfredo Santiago.
Although he is still very young, Linares She believes that her prior knowledge of him from the sparring sessions they shared a few years ago may help him.
“I know his style well, we trained for many years in Las Vegas when I was still a baby, ”he mentioned. “Now he is a champion and I hope he is ready for a very tough fight.”
However, despite his seniority, Linares who is 13 years older than Haney, has plenty of experience and titles in four different divisions, so despite the admiration he has shown for Haney It could give the American what has been his toughest fight yet.
“It is a new challenge for me,” he considered Jorge. I have a lot of respect for DevinHe is very young and a great boy, but that respect will disappear on Saturday and I hope that he is ready to face me. Experience is on my side in this fight. I know he’s hungry and the belt, but he doesn’t have that experience. “
Finally, Linares assured that he does not need to talk too much or get hooked on statements of Haneyas it will speak with gloves.
“I will not say anything, I only think about myself and what I have to do, I am not interested in what he says or does,” he said. “I don’t like to talk a lot to gain fans or followers. I just need to go, do my job and put up a great fight. “
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