All six fighters participating on Saturday night’s Showtime card appeared at a New York City press conference on Wednesday before heading to Atlantic City for their respective bouts at Boardwalk Hall.
Bernard Hopkins: “I’m coming to win Saturday night and move on to bigger things…I don’t want to go twelve all the time. Trust me I’m trying [for KOs], I’ve just been on a bit of a drought.”
Karo Murat: “I’m ready to go. I’m coming to fight.”
Peter Quillin: “Gabe Rosado won’t be unbeaten in Atlantic City anymore.”
Gabe Rosado: “Bernard Hopkins taught me old school boxing during my camp.”
Deontay Wilder: “Stay patient because you’re looking at the future heavyweight champion of the world. It will happen!”
Nicolai Firtha: “I welcome this opportunity!”