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JESSE HART BLASTS BADOU JACK: "I WOULD STOP THAT KID...YOUR CAREER IS A JOKE TO ME"

By Ben Thompson | January 06, 2014
JESSE HART BLASTS BADOU JACK:

"I would stop that kid. He makes too many mistakes, and plus, he's still an amateur in my eyes. He a novice fighter at that. When you look at his fights, what does he do that's so special? I look at it as nothing. He is a fighter that doesn't know anything about boxing. He don't. It's like he's learning on the job," stated undefeated fast-rising super middleweight Jesse Hart, who had a lot to say about fellow undefeated super middleweight Badou Jack. Recently, Hart spoke to FightHype's own Percy Crawford about his upcoming clash with Derrick Findley on the January 25 undercard of Mikey Garcia vs. Juan Carlos Burgos. During that interview, Hart questioned the resume of certain other fighters in the division, in particular Jack, who he believes is a step beneath him as far as experience is concerned, despite having 6 more fights as a professional.

"In the amateurs, they say you are supposed to learn your craft. He only went to the Olympics from his country because that was the first Olympic team they ever produced in 2008. Think about all of the Olympics that they missed. I dig into these guys' careers. He only went to the Olympics because that was his country's first boxing Olympic team. They just put a team together and threw him out there like, 'Go ahead; go fight. We gonna get you off the corner, we gonna get you out of this gym, and you from this soccer team, and we gonna form a boxing team and send y'all together.' And then he says, 'Oh yeah, I made the Olympic team!' You really didn't because you didn't have no trials, you didn't have to fight in the nationals; they just picked a few guys," Hart stated, calling into question Jack's legitimacy as a 2008 Olympic athlete for Gambia. "If I was over there, I would have been one of the first to get picked to go. Come on, man! Your career is a joke to me. And all that, 'I'm with The Money Team, and I'm doing this and that,' he rated and getting shots because the system is unjust because he shouldn't be rated at anything based on who he has beat. Who has he beat to even be rated in anything? Where does this guy come from for him to be rated?"

Hart continued, ""I stop Badou Jack if he was to get in there with me. I'm not just saying that just because I don't like him. I'm saying that because people keep throwing his name in with my name and I don't respect that. He wouldn't last inside of 5 rounds with me. His feet are too heavy and his hands are too slow and he come forward in a shell trying to throw big shots. When you got somebody popping a tremendous jab on you, pushing you around, mauling you and dismantling you and outsmarting you, he know his feet too heavy. I would step around him and just crack him and come underneath and from the middle working shots around the head and around the body; what can he do? There is nothing he can do with that. I done dissected him already."

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