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21 NOVEMBER 2018

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Undercard Boxers Are Ready To Rumble In Brooklyn


On Thursday afternoon the undercard boxers of Saturday’s big middleweight clash between Daniel Jacobs and Maciej Sulecki took part in the final press conference ahead of their showdown at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night.

 

Heavyweight contender Jarrell Miller takes on Johann Duhaupas while Ireland’s undefeated WBA lightweight champ Katie Taylor takes IBF titleholder Victoria Bustos in a world title unification and 2016 Olympic Gold Medallist from Kazakhstan Daniyar Yeleussinov makes his professional debut agains Noah Kidd, 3-0-(2) in a four-round welterweight bout.

 

 

Below is what the boxers had to say on Thursday.

 

JARRELL MILLER
“I feel terrific, glad to be back on HBO again on this great card, supporting my guy Danny Jacobs so tune in on April 28th for a great night. There’s been a lot of talk about my next fight but I’m not worried about that, I’m just looking to fighting Duhaupas, beating him and taking it from there. Hard work, dedication and cheeseburgers.”

 

JOHANN DUHAUPAS

It’s a real pleasure to fight at Barclays Center and on HBO. I’ve had a great training camp and I’m ready to be beat Jarrell Miller. I’m ready for whatever he brings in the ring and you will see on Saturday how good of a fighter I am.”

 

KATIE TAYLOR

“I’m so excited about this fight, this is a great opportunity for me. It’s a huge unification fight, it’s always been my dream to hold all the titles and this is another step. Thanks to Matchroom Boxing and everyone so much for the support.”

 

VICTORIA BUSTOS

“Thanks very much to Matchroom Boxing for this fight, I know how great Katie Taylor is, she’s very tough. This will be a great fight, I will do my best to bring both titles back to Argentina.”

 

DANIYAR YELUESSINOV

“Thanks everyone, I ‘m very excited to fight in New York. If you see me fight you’ll see my skills and I look forward to your support. I want to thank people who have been helpful to me on this journey and with my travels and a big thanks to all my fans in Kazakhstan and Matchoom Boxing.”




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