Robert Easter Jr. Toledo Media Day Quotes
Former lightweight world champion Robert ďE-BunnyĒ Easter
Jr. hosted a media day in his hometown of Toledo, Ohio
Thursday and was joined by the Easter Bunny ahead of
Sundayís holiday. Easter will face former two-division
champion Rances Barthelemy for the vacant WBA Lightweight
Title on Saturday, April 27 live on SHOWTIME from The
Chelsea inside of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and
presented by Premier Boxing Champions.
Easter discussed his upcoming matchup before posing for
pictures with the Easter Bunny. Here is what Easter had to
ROBERT EASTER JR.
ďIíve put in a lot of hard work this training camp. Weíve
been grinding every day. We went hard on the strength and
conditioning, Iíve been swimming and doing everything
possible to be in top shape.
ďMost importantly me and my dad have been getting back on
track. We had a little break after the last fight but now
weíve both got our timing down and ready for April 27.
ďI train for every fight like itís a big fight. This time,
it really is a big fight. I train hard for every fight, no
ďI expect Rances to come out and fight. Heís an awkward,
crafty fighter who likes to put up a fight. Itís not really
about what I expect from him though, itís about what Iím
going to do in there. Itís going to be my tempo.
ďItís big for me to fight for a title and itís something I
put myself in position for with the way Iíve always fought.
If I donít get the knockout, Iím going to beat him down for
ďIíve always been a tall guy for this division and Iím ready
to show everyone that Iím still trouble for anyone out
ďI got the ĎBunnyí nickname from my dad. Because both of our
last names are Easter, you just cut it down to E-Bunny and
thatís me. Iím excited to spend a little time not training
on Easter Sunday with my family.Ē