"I am going to prove who I am in this fight."
BoxingTalk: Hector, how are things? What’s the latest?
Hector Camacho Jr.: The latest is that I’m in shape. There’s a rumor going around that I don’t come in shape, but I’m in shape and on weight. This is a great opportunity to prove that I’m back.BoxingTalk: You have a fight coming up June 10th, how is preparation for that fight going?
Hector Camacho Jr.: Preparation is going well. This is the best camp I’ve had in a long time. I see the light now. I’m back on HBO, and I’m looking for the big names after this. Like the De La Hoya’s, the Gatti’s, and the Mayweather’s.BoxingTalk: You said that you see the light now. What light do you see that you didn’t see before?
Hector Camacho Jr.: It’s the motivation factor. I had promotional and managerial problems, and I lost my motivation, but after this big fight hopefully I can get a date with Judah, Hatton, De La Hoya, or Mayweather.BoxingTalk: What do you know about your opponent Andrey Tsurkan?
Hector Camacho Jr.: I know this c__k-suckin’ Russian can fight. The problem is that he’s facing a man that is motivated. I am going to prove who I am in this fight.BoxingTalk: How much do you feel being on the undercard of Tarver-Hopkins will help out your career?
Hector Camacho Jr.: It’s a big fight, and it’s good exposure. But Tarver and Hopkins are old guys, and I’m going to steal the show.BoxingTalk: With over forty fights professional fights under your belt, do you feel your career is at the place you want it to be at?
Hector Camacho Jr.: No body is going to think that it is. When I was 21, I was ranked all over, but things happen. This is boxing. I’m still young, and I’m still here.BoxingTalk: There are a lot of fighters out there who have half the fights that you do that have either been champion or fought for a major title. Why has that not been the case in your career?
Hector Camacho Jr.: I don’t know Darren, I was on HBO when I was 21. I was still a baby going up against guys like Jesse James Leija. I’m only 27. You have seen what happens to guys like David Reid and Fernando Vargas.BoxingTalk: What statement are you looking to make on June 10th?
Hector Camacho Jr.: I’m going to prove that I’m back. Thanks to my trainer, you are going to see me bang to the body, work off my jab, and come away victorious.BoxingTalk: How much would you like a rematch with Omar Weis before you retire?
Hector Camacho Jr.: I give him credit. He was the better man that night, but I’ll beat his ass tomorrow or whenever he’s ready.BoxingTalk: What is you father up to? What’s the latest with him?
Hector Camacho Jr.: You’ll see him at the fight, yelling and cheering me on on June 10th.
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