Legendary Interview With Larry Donald

By Jose "OnFire" Aguirre


Legendary Interview With Larry Donald

Larry "The Legend" Donald (42-3-2, 24 KOs) who bested Evander Holyfield on Nov. 13th at Madison Square Garden captured the vacant NABC heavyweight title. Donald, who has not lost a fight in two years looks to capitalize on that win and has his eyes set on the heavyweight championship. See what else Larry Donald had to say.

Jose Aguirre: Congratulations once again on your victory over Evander Holyfield.

Larry Donald: "Thank you."

JA: How was it working with Colin Morgan, your new trainer?

LD: "It was beautiful. Alot of the things that I normally do for some reason in the past I really haven't been doing those things. When I got with Colin Morgan he reminds me of the things in which I have to get back to which were the basics. Finding my foundation. Having good balance when I throw my punches. It's about being on balance and having the right leverage on my punch. When I punch and when I move I'm always in the position to  put my punches right back out there."

JA: Did you get a chance to watch the fight and if so what are your thoughts on the fight?

LD: "Well I have not had the chance to check the fight out. I'll porbably see it in a few more day. I haven't recieved the tape yet."

JA: With this win you grabbed the NABC title, a win over Holyfield and now you're in the heavyweight picture. Has it all sunk in yet?

LD: "Yes, it sunk in. Evander Holyfield is a warrior and he was a great champion. I feel like he fought another great fighter and that was just his way of passing the torch to another great fighter."

JA: Did you feel like there was some kind of unspoken competetion among the heavyweights that fought on Nov 13th and if so what kind of message did you send that night?

LD: "I thought all of the heavyweights did a magnificent job but I was just trying to send a message that I was right there in the picture and I deserve a title shot."

JA: What route do you take from here in your career?

LD: "My goal is to fight for the heavyweight championship of the world. I got my eyes focused on one of the title belts. I more so got my eyes focused on the WBA championship. I would love to fight John Ruiz."

JA: Does it concern in the way that John Ruiz fights?

LD: "Not at all. I fell like our style compliment each other. It's the perfect fight. The fans want to see it and that's a fight that I beleieve Don King, the greatest promoter in the world, can put together."

JA: Is there anything you want to say the fans on Boxingtalk.com and around the world?

LD: "I just want my fans and everyone around the world to know that I'm destined to be heavyweight champion. Undisputed heavyweight champion. Once I capture one of the titles then I'm going to go on and unite and capture all the titles. I noticed in some of the articles they are calling me a journey man. I'm trying to figure it all out. What's a journey man? If I'm a journey man I must be the best journey man in boxing history. My record speaks for itself. Look around at any of the heavyweights and look at their records and look at mine, you wan't find one of their records is better than my record. I'm forty one and three."


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