On one of the final days of training in Southern California, WBC Diamond Super Light Weight Champion and the Number 1 Ranked Super Light Weight Regis “Rougarou” Prograis (23-0, 19 KOs), of New Orleans, LA, swung open the doors of his training camp into the media from Santa Monica, CA.
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Promoted by DiBella Entertainment, Prograis will visit Houston, TXthe following week since he proceeds preparations for his entire world championship showdown against WBA 140-pound World-champion Kiryl Relikh (23-2, 19 KOs), of Minsk, Belarus, in the Semi Finals of the World Boxing Super Series set for Saturday, April 27, at the Cajundome, in Lafayette, LA.. The struggle will be telecast in the United States on DAZN.
Below are quotes in Regis at the media workout.
REGIS “ROUGAROU” PROGRAIS
“This really is my main struggle, my very first true world title fight and, mentally, the biggest struggle of my career. Nothing will prevent me from having this buckle. ”
“I believe we will have a very big Audience on April 27. It’s in regards to a two-hour drive from New Orleans and my fans have been wanting to see me struggle for a domain. ”
“Coaching camp is obviously hard, but we make it as fun as you can. I began training here for two weeks and after that finish in Houston until struggle week. ”
“Hopefully, by the end of this championship, ” I ’ll become a unified world winner and have the Ali Trophy. The fighters in the 140-pound division have been in this championship game. ”
“I felt amazing in my very first tournament struggle against Terry Flanagan. It was an enjoyable struggle and I was very relaxed. It was one of my very best performances. ”
“I will change my personality if I have to. No matter Relikh tries, I will beat him at it. Like always, whatever I feel like doing is going to happen. No body in 140 can prevent me. ”
“After Relikh, I want the remaining belts. Exactly like Terence Crawford failed, I would like to become undisputed winner at 140. This batch of 140lb. Champions are considerably more talented than that which beat to become undisputed. ”
I would like to establish what people are referring to me being the best 140lb. Fighter at the phrase. It’s fine to own it said, but I want to establish it in the ring. ”
“I will create 140 comfortably. When I move up to 147, ” I ’ll be even stronger. ”
“Jose Ramirez almost lost his final struggle. Imagine if he got struck by me with all the shots which Zepeda struck him . He’d have gotten badly hurt and pumped out for sure. ”
“Relikh and I will be just two top five fighters fighting eachother. Theyrsquo;re not fighting topten guys. For mepersonally, Boxing is about the best fighting the very best. ”
Co-featured on April 27, four-division world champion “The Filipino Flash” Nonito Donaire (39-5, 25 KOs), of San Leandro, CA, matches South African Zolani Tete (28-3, 21 KOs) in a semi final bantamweight game of this championship game.