Boxingtalk's Fire With Joshua Clottey!

By Jose Aguirre


Boxingtalk's Fire With Joshua Clottey!

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Jose Aguirre: Share with us your thoughts about fighting Sharmba Mitchell, a fighter moving up to 147. "I need to cut the ring off. I have to make sure that he's not going to run the way he likes. I know he's going to run but I'm not going to allow him to run. This is my best chance for people to know who I am. I don't have to let him do what he likes. I never fought a southpaw but I'm pretty sure that I will knock him out."

JA: Besides cutting off the ring what can we expect from you when facing a slick boxer like Sharmba?

JC:"Right now I have alot of thing and alot of plans in my head but the problem is that I don't know what he's coming to offer. My best thing is that I'm going to study him and see what he has there. if I know what he has there then I know what I have to do. I don't think that he's going to fight me. He's going to move. So
I will try and make sure that he can't."

JA: Have you began training for this fight and if so how has it been going?

JC:"Yeah I have been training but not because of him. Not because of him but I learned that I was going to fight him. I have to make my manager happy so I have to do everything to get the win."

JA: What can you tell us about your last fight which ended in a no contest?

JC:"I was having poblems with my former manager. He was not managing me well. I would call him and he would talk so much. I was so hungry. I was so desperate that when I got into the ring I made up my mind that I have to take this guy out quickly. This caused the whole thing. It caused the head clash. That was something that I could not control. I'm happy now. My manager Jay Nunez told me to put everything behind me and fight and win so I think everything is alright now."

Jose Nunez:"Let the people know that the money wasn't right but we're going to take it because I feel that Josuah will beat Sharmba Mitchell and I know he (Clottey) needs that exposure. The people will see how exciting Joshua is."

JA: Joshua, you say you will knock Sharmba Mitchell out. Do you have a round?

JC:"I don't think he's going to go past eight. I don't know that round but I know he will not fight with me after round eight. He cannot move from round one to five and I will not just stay there looking at him moving all around with me. Defenitely I will make sure that he stands. And if he stands he going to die because if he stands I am going to hit him. And he's coming up now to 147lbs so I have the power and energy more than him."

JN:"Make it known that Sharmba Mitchell has moved up two different weight classes, 135 and 140lbs. Now he's moving to 147 and Joshua is promising a
KO at 147lbs."

JA: Joshua is there anything you want to say to your fans and the people all around the world?

JC:"Right now I have alot of fans. I know people say they like me. They don't really know me but they like me. My best fan is Jose (Nunez) so I have to  make him happy. I don't want him to think that he signed the wrong boxer. I have to do all the neccessary things in order for him to be happy because he's
my best fan."


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