Undefeated 2008 US Olympian Demetrius Andrade says Vanes
Martirosyan doesn't realise how bad a night November 9 will be
The pair clash for the vacant WBO light-middleweight crown in
Corpus Christi, Texas on triple headed bill featuring Nonito
Donaire versus Vic Darchinyan and Mikey Garcia's maiden WBO
featherweight title defence against Roman Martinez.
Andrade, 19-0 (13 KOs), was supposed to box for the belt in
July, but then champion Zaubek Baysangurov pulled out due to injury
and was stripped.
While Martirosyan has been talking about fights with Saul
"Canelo" Alvarez and others, Andrade has fully concentrated on
Martirosyan and the task at hand. Their only common opponent
is Angel Hernandez, who Martirosyan defeated by 10-round decision
in 2008, and Andrade stopped in the second round of his last fight
this past January.
"He can talk all he wants about fighting other guys, but if he
thinks fighting me is going to be a walk in the park, he's going to
be in big trouble," Andrade said of Martirosyan.
"I'm coming for him and he doesn't know how bad that's going to
be for him.
"He's already had 34 fights and this is his first title fight,
which says something about him.
"He doesn't do anything great. He's not slick, his feet are
all over the place, and he jumps in to throw punches. He walks
in, loading up to throw big punches. He wasn't impressive
against (Erislandy) Lara or even Joe Greene."