Oscar Duarte vs. Andres Garcia
Final Press Conference Quotes
Oscar Duarte (18-1, 13 KOs) and Andres Garcia (13-2-1, 8
KOs) hosted their final press conference today at the J.
Quissime Restaurant Bar in Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico ahead
of their 10-round fight for the vacant NABF Lightweight
Title. The event will take place Saturday, Mar. 7 at The
Gimnasio Municipal in Chihuahua, Mexico and will be streamed
live on Facebook Watch via the Golden Boy Fight Night Page.
Below is what today's participants had to say at the press
OSCAR DUARTE, Lightweight Contender:
"The truth is, I'm super happy. I see all of this, and I
don't believe it. For me, it's an honor to fight for the
best promoter in the world, which is Golden Boy. And to
fight here at my home, it's also an honor. For this fight, I
prepared myself very well, and I feel ready to win. We are
going to win a new title this Saturday, and then weíre going
ANDRES GARCIA, Lightweight Contender:
"I want to thank God for the great opportunity to be part of
this card. I'm here to tell you that I didn't come to Mexico
for nothing. Iíve been preparing. Iím coming to this fight,
and Iím willing to take that title to my homeland, to my
people in Fonseca, Colombia, who have never had a title like
the one I am going to give them."
LUIS HERNANDEZ, Super Lightweight Contender:
"I am very prepared, and I hope that my opponent is too. For
me it's a beautiful thing to return to Parral, Mexico. A lot
of fighters have started their careers here, including some
of my teammates. I also made my debut in Parral. I think it
will be complicated for my opponent to take this title to
PLACIDO RAMIREZ, Super Lightweight Contender:
"I want to thank God, my agent, and my coaches for allowing
me to fight as part of this undercard. Iím ready to show
myself off and give a good fight. I'm prepared to take the
title to my home city of Soplaviento, Colombia."
WILLIAM ZEPEDA, Lightweight Contender:
"It's an honor for me to be part of an undercard like this.
I want to thank all the people who have supported me. Iíve
trained well for this fight and I feel very motivated and
prepared. I know I have a good rival here, but I have the
desire to win and start 2020 on the right foot and keep