TO Keith thurman he is not interested in fighting against Vergil Ortíz, because he wants to organize bouts with world titles at stake.
During an interview with Fighthype, Thurman he made it very clear how he wants to continue his career. Ortíz he will not be his rival, because he wants to seek important reigns.
“I have my eyes focused on the biggest fights at 147,” he noted. One Time. “You will probably have to climb the ladder a bit more. He’s chasing me, I’m not chasing him. “
“I aimed my guns at different targets, mainly world champions because I want to go back to that world champion status,” the Florida native continued.
“So I’m glad that he has the fire, the passion and the courage to call me,” he said. “I saw it a bit, I can’t talk much because I haven’t seen much, so I’m not going to delve into anything there.”
“It definitely shows potential. Let go of his hands, it seems that he is a powerful puncher, it seems he can hurt. He’s still a bit immature, but it’s a good fight, ”he said.
Keith Thurman referred to the youth of Vergil Ortíz
From his experience and with constructive intentions, Keith Thurman spoke of the benefits that Vergil Ortíz has for his young age.
“It is one thing to have a dog that barks, and another is to have a dog that barks hungry,” he said. Thurman. “They are young, they are hungry. They are full of passion. Let’s see how his career goes ”.
“You already know me, if I receive the phone call that says their name, if a name is presented to me on a list, then it is legitimate for me to see them in the ring,” said the American.
“I only heard about this child from a few people because of the call. Besides that, I have not heard much about this child, ”concluded the successful 32-year-old athlete.