fight plan is to throw punches as soon as the bell rings, and then we will
see what he brings to the table. The fans can expect a very good and
exciting fight." stated
Ponce De Leon who took the time to talk
to SylvanaBoxing two days before his fight against Abner Mares this up
coming saturday may 4th.
SA: How are you feeling now that the fight is
DL: I feel good, 100% ready to go. I'm just waiting for the
day to get here so that we can fight!
SA: Can you give us an insight on your fight
plan, what can the fans expect to see from you as you take ion Abner Mares?
DL: My fight plan is to throw punches as soon as the bell
rings, and then we will see what he brings to the table. The fans can expect
a very good and exciting fight. I've known about this fight for several
months, so I've been getting ready. The fans will be very happy.
SA: How has training been going?
DL: My training camp has been excellent, haven't missed a
day. I've been sparring with Edwin Solis and Oscar Negrete Padilla from
SA: This will be Mares’ first fight as a
featherweight. Do you think that your size advantage will show?
DL: We both have advantages, he's coming up and might be a
little stronger, I will be at my natural weight, and I have no problem with
SA: Your thoughts on the Rigondeaux vs.
was a very good technical fight. It was a great strategy for Rigondeaux.
SA: A lot of people thought you beat Broner.
How do you feel about that fight?
DL: I know I won that fight! The decision was something else.
The only good thing that came out of that fight is I picked up a lot of
SA: What was your most memorable experience
in boxing so far?
DL: There has been a few, but the one that now stands out is
beating Jhonny Gonzalez.
SA: How has boxing physically and mentally
changed you over the years?
DL: I am now more responsible, totally committed to my
family, I need to be an excellent example to them. It also has gotten me out
SA: What legacy would you like to leave in
DL: That I always gave the fans great fights, and that
I always gave my all in every single fight.
SA: Do you have a message for your fans and
of all, thank you very much for this interview. Also I would like to thank
all of my fans for their support, and to always expect the best from me.
Thank you very much.
[Note: A big thanks
to SylvanaBoxing's own Tony Rivera!]