WBO middleweight champion Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade stopped by the Final Stand Podcast with Brian Custer to set the report straight on how he feels about Billy Joe Saunders, why he didn’t signal with PBC and shifting as much as the 168 pound weight class. Andrade additionally addresses his critics who declare he doesn’t struggle elite opponents and talks about getting into the ring with Jermall Charlo and Canelo Alvarez.
Andrade on Liam Williams
“Liam Williams is just not somebody who’s on my radar, simply talking information as a result of on the finish of the day he’s not an elite fighter, elite-level man that individuals tune into. For him to earn his spot and (Jaime)Munguia, who actually was my primary man to show all the way down to struggle me, and he’s quantity two now. Williams is just not going to cease this prepare, I count on him to carry a struggle as a result of that is his alternative to make one thing of himself, his title, however on the finish of the day you get to say I misplaced to Demetrius Andrade.”
Andrade on why the struggle with Billy Joe Saunders didn’t occur
“Smoke and mirrors on Billy Joe’s aspect. He went on the market and mentioned I’ll struggle Demetrius, he didn’t need to wait on Canelo till Might and just about simply used my title for leverage to make the deal, which means yo we would like this a lot cash or we’re going to struggle Demetrius Andrade. We all know you actually don’t need to struggle Demetrius Andrade and the potential for us shedding is excessive preventing Demetrius Andrade, and also you mentioned you need to unify the belt, so right here’s your alternative.”
Andrade on why he signed with Matchroom & DAZN and never the PBC
“The place had been the middleweights going and the rumors had been DAZN….Me going to the PBC, what are the opposite actually large names within the middleweight division, who can I truly get within the ring with? And now, sure you may have the Charlo brothers, Caleb Plant, David Benavidez. Cool, they’re undoubtedly elite guys, however over on this aspect you may have the elite moneymakers, you bought Canelo, you bought Triple G, you bought myself, Billy Joe Saunders now, you bought a wide range of extra elite guys that’s going to herald extra money on prime of it.”
Andrade on the criticism he doesn’t struggle elite opponents
“I’m caught in a state of affairs the place I’m going to struggle whoever is in entrance of me and should the chance comes, when it comes I can struggle certainly one of these elite guys and present folks what abilities I’ve versus one other elite man.”
Andrade on shifting as much as Tremendous Middleweight
“After this struggle, I’ll transfer as much as 168 to struggle someone. On the finish of the day, we don’t get no youthful, we are able to’t keep skinny/slim eternally, we do placed on weight, muscle and mass. I’m a middleweight and for me a middleweight is 154-168, however I can by no means get again all the way down to 154.”
Andrade on Billy Joe Saunders
“He’s a cheat, he’s a liar, he’s a shame, and I can’t wait as a result of if I might presumably put these fingers on him, I’m going to f*ck him up!”
These are just some highlights of the in-depth interview with Demetrius Andrade. Under you can find the complete interview.