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Chocolatito-Cuadras final presser

Photo: Chris Farina / K2 Promotions

Photo: Chris Farina / K2 Promotions

The final press conference for Saturday night’s junior bantamweight title fight between Carlos Cuadras (35-0-1, 27 KOs) and Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez (45-0, 38 KOs) took place on Tuesday afternoon in Los Angeles, as the two will meet at The Forum live on HBO.

“Thanks to God, I feel very blessed to here. Thanks to HBO, Teiken Promotions and K2 Promotions for giving me this opportunity. Thanks to my friend Carlos Cuadras who has given me this opportunity to fight for a fourth world title, “said Gonzalez, who holds a world title at flyweight.

“This coming Saturday is a very hard, very difficult fight. I know God is watching over me and will give me the strength to come out victorious.”

Cuadras, who is also looking to remain unbeaten, added, “I want to thank everyone who helped get me ready for this fight. Everyone has done their job and now it’s time to do mine.”

“I’m in great shape as you can see, you don’t get this way by playing marbles, you get this way by getting ready for a fight. I’m taking the belt home again on Saturday night.”

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