QUOTES FROM THURSDAY’S GOLDEN BOY LIVE! FIGHTER WORKOUTS IN BROOKLYN, NY
Sadam Ali, Michael Perez, Marcus Browne, Emmanuel Gonzalez and Claude Staten Jr. Workout In Advance of Their Respective Bouts this Monday, September 30 on FOX Sports 1 & FOX Deportes
at the Cushman & Wakefield Theaterat Barclays Center
Plus! Danny Garcia, Luis Collazo, Danny Jacobs & Eddie Gomez Will Sign Autographs at 8:00 p.m. ET as Part of the Fan Appreciation Night Presented by New York Daily News on Monday Night
(From Left to Right) 2012 U.S. Olympian Marcus Browne, undefeated welterweight contender Sadam Ali, former World Champion and Golden Boy Live! commentator Paulie Malignaggi, super lightweight contender Michael Perez and featherweight rising star Claude Staten Jr. pose together on Thursday, September 26 at Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn, NY ahead of their respective bouts on the Golden Boy Live! fight card on Monday, September 30 at Barclays Center’s Cushman & Wakefield Theater live on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes. (Photo Credit: Errol Anderson/Barclays Center)
BROOKLYN, NY (September 27) – Several of the fighters featured on the upcoming Golden Boy Live! fight card taking place at Barclays Center’s Cushman & Wakefield Theater live on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes worked out and addressed the media Thursday at Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn, NY ahead of their respective fights this Monday, September 30.
Additionally, it was announced that four of boxing’s brightest East Coast stars will be on hand for Fan Appreciation Night presented by New York Daily News at Barclays Center as part of thefinal event celebrating Barclays Center’s one-year anniversary. Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia, rising middleweight star Danny “Miracle Man” Jacobs,former Welterweight World Champion Luis Collazo and undefeated welterweight star Eddie Gomez will sign autographs for fans from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET prior to the start of the FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes live telecast.
Below please find quotes from the Thursday media workout:
SADAM ALI, Undefeated Welterweight Star & 2008 U.S. Olympian
“I’m very excited for this fight. I’ve been in the gym training hard and I’m ready for the big spotlight.
“I’ve just been waiting for this opportunity to go and get it and I will, full force.
“I have power, mind, heart, everything it takes to be a champion and I’m ready to show it.
“Get those tickets and make sure you all come, it’s going to be a beautiful night.”
MICHAEL PEREZ, Super Lightweight Contender
“I’m honored to be a part of this show.
“I’m coming in here with a chip on my shoulder and to show the world who I am.”
MARCUS BROWNE, Rising Light Heavyweight Star & 2012 U.S. Olympian
“I’m ready to show you guys what I’ve been working on and what I’ve learned in the gym.
“I’m up here with my brother, Sadam Ali. He was the reason I was inspired to be an Olympian. He showed me that it could happen when he went [to the Olympics] in 2008. I’m ready to do what I’ve got to do.”
SEAN SAADEH, Senior Vice President of Programming for Barclays Center
“We look forward to a big boxing event at Barclays on Monday night.
“It’s been an amazing year for boxing at Barclays Center. We’ve averaged over 12,000 people for boxing events.
“We’re going to continue to build both boxing and Brooklyn so we’re looking forward to this. I want to thank the fighters for coming out. I’m looking forward to working for you guys.”
PAULIE MALIGNAGGI, Former World Champion & Golden Boy Live! Commentator
“Every single one of these guys has the talent to get to the top. We see them now and we can see the progression.”
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Ali vs. Krupp is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona and O’Reilly Auto Parts. Barclays Center doors open at 7:00 p.m. ET with the first bell sounding at 7:45 p.m. ET. The FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes broadcast airs live at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.
Tickets starting at $25, plus applicable taxes and service charges are available for purchase at www.barclayscenter.com, www.ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations, by calling 800-745-3000 and at Barclays Center American Express Box Office. For group tickets, please call 800-GROUP-BK. A limited number of suites are available for the event. For more information on how to reserve one, please call 718-BK-SUITE (718-257-8483).