Golden Boy Spotlight: Antonio Orozco v Keandre Gibson
Golden Boy Promotions fighters Antonio “Relentless” Orozco (25-0, 16 KOs) and KeAndre “The Truth” Gibson (16-0-1, 7 KOs) are just one day away from their 10-round main event for the vacant WBC USNBC Super Lightweight Championship, which will prove to be a defining moment in each of their careers.
Golden Boy Promotions sat down with Orozco and Gibson recently to get their thoughts on the importance of this match up and what it means to them.
Orozco vs. Gibson is Saturday, April 1 live from The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN airing on ESPN Deportes at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and ESPN2 airing it at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT.
The fight spotlight video on Orozco vs. Gibson is available for viewing here.
ANTONIO “RELENTLESS” OROZCO, Undefeated Super Lightweight Contender:
“There is a lot more excitement in a fight when you have two undefeated fighters going toe to toe.
“I’ve seen him fight a couple of times. I can’t overlook Keandre Gibson. I’ve been through some hard times but not all hard times are the same. I’m here, I’m ready, let’s fight and get this going.”
KEANDRE “THE TRUTH” GIBSON, Undefeated Super Lightweight Contender:
“Boxing critics sleep on me; they don’t realize I’m one of the top prospects in boxing right now. I’ve sparred a lot of guys with experience; I’ve sparred Canelo and Pacquaio. I know what I’ve got to do.
“It’s time to step up, if I’m not ready now then I’ll never be ready.”
Orozco vs. Gibson is a 10-round battle for the vacant WBC USNBC Super Lightweight Championship on April 1 presented by Golden Boy Promotions. The event is sponsored by Tecate “Born BOLD.” Doors open at 4 p.m. PT, and the first fight begins at 4 p.m. PT. ESPN Deportes will transmit the fights live from The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT with ESPN2 airing it at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT. ESPN3 and WatchESPN will live stream at approximately 4:30 p.m. PT.