Joshua Clottey: "I will beat the sh**t out of Zab Judah!"

By G. Leon


Joshua Clottey: "I will beat the sh**t out of Zab Judah!"

GL: What can we expect to see from you next week against Felix Flores? "As usual, I am going to be exciting. I am make sure I take this guy out of there and make it exciting to make the big names want to fight me. They've been running from me, but they're not going to be able to run for long."

GL: Have your manager and promoter given you any idea who you could be fighting after this fight?

Joshua Clottey: "I just don't know. They tell me I have a lot of options, but I don't know what those options are and they aren't telling me anything serious. But right now I am concentrating on this fight here. After this fight I'm going to sit down with them and we'll see what's going to happen."

GL: Do you think that Bob Arum has done everything in his power to promote you?

JC: "I like Bob Arum very, very much. He is my dream promoter but I don't know what his plans are. He has some options for me, but we'll see. I do want him to start mentioning me when he talks about the best fighters he's the promoter for because I am one of them."

GL: Zab Judah told us he ran you out of the gym, that you ran scared from him out of the gym.

JC: "You know I don't like Zab Judah at all. I don't like him as a boxer and I don't like his style. I heard that Cotto and Mosley are fighting later this year and I think Bob Arum can put that fight on the show. He called my coach motherfucker and he called me names and I want to beat him badly."

GL: How does a fight with you and Zab Judah play out?

JC: "If he gets in the ring, I will beat Zab Judah, I will beat the shit out of him. I really want to fight him badly."

GL: What do you know about Flores as a fighter?

JC: "I don't know anything about him. But he's getting in the ring with me and when he does I will get to know him.'

GL: A rematch with Margarito is another potential possibility for the Mosley-Cotto card, does that interest you?

JC: "He knows that's something he needs to do again. I made a lot of Mexican fans when I fought him. If Margarito is available and wants to fight, I'm ready."

GL: Is there anything you'd like to say in closing?

JC: "As usual, you are the best guy who I ever talked to in boxing. You're very helpful to me and I want to you and Boxingtalk for being a blessing. I want to thank my promoter and I want him to put me in the deep ocean because I'm ready to fight with all of them."


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