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Top 13 Heavyweight Highlights, including AJ and Parker:
Jennings in top shape for Ortiz

Heavyweight Bryant “By-By” Jennings (19-1, 10 KOs) is preparing in Miami for his December 19th WBA title showdown with interim beltholder Luis Ortiz (23-0, 20 KOs) at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY. This week, trainer John David Jackson put Jennings through an intense sixteen round sparring session, where Bryant sparred with four different opponents.
“To see Bryant Jennings spar sixteen rounds with four different guys was an amazing feat to watch,” marveled Jennings’ promoter Gary Shaw. “I’ve been around this sport for many years and I’m telling you, Jennings is one of the best athletes I’ve ever promoted. The fact that he was able to handle all the fresh sparring partners that were rotating in was unbelievable. John David Jackson is a great coach and both he and Jennings are working extremely well together. Everyone will see a much more improved fighter when Jennings steps in the ring on December 19th.”

Shaw was also impressed with strength and conditioning coach Edward Jackson, who’s worked with Jennings for all his big fights.

“Edward Jackson is one of the best strength and conditioning coaches in boxing and I’m very pleased with his work.” Shaw continued. “His track record speaks for itself with all the great champions he’s currently working with. Amazingly Jennings could have gone a few more rounds if he wanted to and I credit Edward Jackson for getting him in tip top shape.”
Great coach
Glazkov passing on Wilder fight

A representative from Main Events has confirmed that they are not be going forward with a Vyacheslav Glazkov vs. Deontay Wilder fight. Main Events is passing on the proposed January 16 Glazkov-Wilder fight in order to pursue the IBF mandatory against world champion Tyson Fury. An IBF purse bid is already scheduled for December 11 at IBF Headquarters. With Fury obligated to face Wladimir Klitschko again, the IBF title will likely be vacated, leaving Glazkov to fight the leading available contender for the vacant title.
Jennings: I am going to shut down Ortiz

Former world title challenger Bryant “By-By” Jennings (19-1, 10 KOs) and recently crowned WBA interim world heavyweight champion Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (23-0, 20 KOs) held an international media conference call today to discuss their upcoming anticipated 12-round championship title fight on Dec. 19. The event will take place at Turning Stone Resort Casino, in Verona, New York and will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark.

Below is what the fighters and their teams had to say on today’s conference call:

Bryant Jennings: “This is Ortiz’s first real fight as a professional. You will see no other person in boxing that comes close to my stature. The training has been different but not difficult. You are building a machine. Once the person puts the wheels and gears on, they are done. Then you polish it and put it up for display. That’s where I am at in my career now. We are going to show you that this training addition has worked.

“He has a long amateur career, I have a long professional career. Your deep experience as an amateur doesn’t mean you will have a successful professional career. This guy (Ortiz) hasn’t seen a real fighter like me yet. He has steroid use. Why would he need to do that? He has to make himself believe that he knows what to do; he has to prove it on December 19. But I am going to shut him down that day, that’s my plan.

“We are going to bring a good fight. We are going to put on a show and either one of us, win, lose or draw, will show the fans what we can do. We are going to shift the focus on the heavyweight division to us.

“He’s confident but a little too confident. He doesn’t understand what he is up against. He has never faced an opponent like me. He has to humble himself because it is going to be an embarrassment. What I do is, I make sure I am well trained and prepared to knock him out, 100 percent. The fans will love my 100 percent. I am standing my ground. I will have him crying in the ring. It is going to be real difficult for him to get over this. I’m going to fight and give my all.”

Luis Ortiz: “The people will know who is coming for the number one spot. I didn’t come here from Cuba to sit here and do nothing. I am coming for the belt; I am coming to become the heavyweight world champion. Every fight is important but this is the most important fight of my career so far. I am prepared to stop Jennings. I am a boxer-puncher and will knock him out. Of course I have what it takes to beat competitors like Fury and Wilder. With training and determination, I believe that I will be unstoppable. I’m ready and able to do what I have to do. I want to bring the belts back to the United States and become the unified heavyweight world champion. Me and Klitschko are nothing alike; I hit much harder than him.”
(12-04-2015, 07:51 PM)NakiFan Wrote: [ -> ]Friday Funny:

Hehe. Pretty sure that's what Martz will be thinking after a couple of body shots.
Sham - team Parker are saying they have "developed a couple of new punches" for the fight.
We're going to need your eyes, live at the venue if there is a new version of the "skip-punch"

Will try to find a stream for the faithful, but FFL's are notorious for protecting their intellectual property.
Will be on Waiheke with my lovely lady, so no promises
Who am I kidding - I'll talk her and our mates into crowding around a laptop with a dodgy stream on a party night???
Nakifan seems to have a good handle on things so if my streams don't work - pm him
Gothe, will be looking for that stream, as I didn't pay for Fight for Life PPV. Just can't do it. Only want the pros. Have fun on Waiheke. What, I wasn't invited???
Yep we all know how parkers fight will pan out tonight, that's why none of you will be there right? My opinion then will be paramount lol as I will see it fresh. Just had a call from Paul to meet him at door for tickets courtesy of sky tv, I hope there's a Tab at the bar as well for helping fill the venue for these one sided fights...I don't want to get bored haha. Taking a group of six in (some ex fighters) so I'll have