Josh warrington, English fighter who suffered a tremendous defeat at the hands of the Mexican Mauricio “Bronco” Lara with a knockout last February, he pointed out that if he doesn’t defeat him in the rematch, his dream of being a champion will end.
“Let’s be clear: if I can’t beat fighters like Mauricio Lara, and I’m not discrediting or disrespecting him here, but my dreams of being world champion again go out the window if I can’t win on Saturday night, “he said. Warrington in an interview with talkSPORT.
Warrington, who was weighted as the best feather in the world when he was knocked out by a semi-unknown Lara, admits that he underestimated his rival.
“Mauricio it was meant to be a fight just to keep me busy and it just surprised us all, “he admitted. Warrington. “So I don’t think there are any other options; if I go down to another level, I’ll be almost back to the domestic level ”.
Warrington seeks to regain his status in revenge with Lara
Josh seeks again to regain the respect of the entire boxing sector, after losing the undefeated against him “Rough” and start your step to the top again.
“Two years ago, when I defeated (Lee) Selby, (Carl) Frampton, (Kid) Galahad, my goals were Shakur stevenson, Gary Russell Jr, Leo Santa Cruz“, recognize Warrington. “It seemed like these guys had outgrown the little snakes in the snake and ladder game. And it seems that I come across a huge snake and people want me to start my career again. I want to think that when I win on Saturday I’ll be back where I was. I’ll be ready to fight headlines against Navarrete, Santa Cruz or Gary Russell“.
Warrington He assured that he has worked hard to get to the top, and hopes to stay that way after Saturday.
“I worked hard to get to the top of the tree,” he said. “It’s very exciting. Having world champions at the national level always adds a bit of flavor and makes the fights for the local fans even more exciting, that simple, “he said.
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