"I took this fight because everybody, a lot of people was saying that I was picking my opponents and I haven't fought no legitimate fighters, but, you know, I was just blessed with the talent. You know, I make good fighters look basic. Now I take on Chino Maidana. Hard-hitting. Knockout artist. Argentinian superstar. Pretty face. What can I say, It's gonna be a helluva fight," stated undefeated WBA welterweight champion Adrien Broner, who kept things positive during today's conference call to promote his upcoming December 14 showdown with former jr. welterweight champion Marcos Maidana. Just like his "big brother", undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, did in his last bout against the previously undefeated Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, Broner has decided to forego the trash talk for this fight since Maidana does not speak any English. Instead, Broner kept it professional during the call, offering praise and respect for his opponent; a stark contrast to his last bout, which saw Broner and Malignaggi exchange harsh words throughout the promotion.
"I really can't trash talk with someone who don't speak English, so I will not be the villain like everybody try to make me out to be; a villain. What I want to say to Chino and Team Maidana is I hope he's 100% ready. I hope he's 110% ready. I hope he don't have no colds the week of the fight. You know, I hope his team trains to the best of their ability. You know, his coach, Garcia, he got a great coach; I respect his coach. And, you know, I want him to come prepared because come December 14, Saturday night, I will be victorious, man, and I just don't want no excuses," Broner explained. "It don't matter what I do. I just feel like I never get the credit that I deserve. So even when I win this fight, and I'm going to win this fight in a spectacular fashion, and I'ma keep it professional; I don't have to bring nobodies outside life into this fight. Like I said before, he don't speak no English, so I wish him and his camp the best and I hope that nobody gets brutally hurt, but I'm coming in for the kill and, you know, I'm putting my heart on the line and he's really going to have to make me respect his boxing skills. December 14, I will be victorious."
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