|Roy Jones Jr: "I think Paul Spadafora is one of the best out there and a guy that maybe the most formidable opponent for Floyd Mayweather"
By Jenna Jay, OnTheRopes Boxing Radio, Doghouse Boxing (Dec 1, 2012) Doghouse Boxing
former 4 division world champion Roy Jones Jr puts on a boxing
promotion that features former Lightweight world champion Paul "The
Pittsburgh Kid" Spadafora returning to action for his second fight in 2
years. I had a chance to catch up with Roy to talk about the fight card
that is set to take place at the Mountaineer Casino Racetrack and Resort
in Chester, West Virginia and will air live on GOFIGHTLIVE.TV.
Besides talking about the event, Roy also discussed the possibility of a
Spadafora-Mayweather fight that he hopes to makes sometime in the near
future. Here is what Roy had to say.
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Jenna Jay: Roy you have an upcoming boxing promotion coming up, can you tell the fans a little bit about it?
Roy Jones Jr: I got a boxing event going on this weekend. I mainly have the comeback
of Paul Spadafora, he's fighting Solomon Egberime, a guy from Austria
who's a very good opponent, ranked #13 by the WBO. I'm looking forward
to seeing Paul back in action cause I want to get him back in the 140
pound mix as quick as I can.
Also on the undercard, I got Jake
Giuriceo versus Peter Oluoch and Monty Mesa Clay rematch against Emmauel
Lucero, which was a war the first time it happened, so I'm looking
forward to that, as a matter of fact you can go on GOFIGHTLIVE.TV and watch the fights this Saturday night. Paul Spadafora, as some might
know, has the second best undefeated record in boxing, 46-0-1 with the
only person having a better record then that being Chris John who is
active now, so we got a lot to look forward to and you will certainly
get your moneys worth if you go to GOFIGHTLIVE.TV and buy this fight.
Jenna: Speaking of Paul Spadafora, a lot of people are actually familiar with
him due to a popular youtube video of him sparring Floyd Mayweather Jr,
and seemingly getting the better of him. Do you have aspirations of
making a Spadafora-Mayweather fight sometime in the future?
Jones Jr: Most definitively. My main aspiration is to hopefully get both of them
to 49-0 and see who can get to 50 first. Get Mayweather 49-0, and
Spadafora 49-0 and see who can get to fifty. That would be a perfect
Jenna: Paul has had quite a few
outside the ring problems that have prevented him from getting in the
ring, but being that he is now rated, and is fighting a rated opponent,
do you think if he wins fight he has coming that it will put him in line
for a title shot?
Jones Jr: Yes I do. It will
be just what he needs, and put him right in line and you know there is a
lot of guys out there that don't have nothing that would look forward
to a good fight with Paul Spadafora. Him being a former IBF light weight
champion, being an undefeated fighter, they want to give him his first
loss, so I think this will put him right in the mix for a title shot.
Jenna: Roy for all the people that decide to tune into the GOFIGHTLIVE.TV fight card, what can they expect to see?
Jones Jr: Well two things, first thing is Paul is one of the slickest, coolest,
smoothest operators in the ring that I have ever seen, and I think this
guy he's fighting is going to put a lot of pressure on him and make for a
great fight. Also the Monty Mesa Clay fight is a rematch of a fight
that has already taken place once, and it was a great fight so I expect
it will be an even better fight this time, I think Monty is even better
shape then he was last time, so I'm looking forward to a great fight
from him too. And Jake Giuriceo is always an action packed fighter, not
the most skillful fighter on the block but always has action packed
fights cause he fights till the end, so I'm looking forward to a great
night of boxing, only $13.99 to watch it and you will certainly get your
moneys worth cause there is former lightweight champion, who I think is
one of the best still out there doing it and a guy that maybe the most
formidable opponent for Floyd Mayweather
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