David Benavidez has been quoted 8 times in 3 different articles. On this page, you will find all of David Benavidez’s quotes organized by date and topic. Alongside each quote is a link back to the article where the quote was reported, so you can go back to the source for more context if you need it. Topics that David Benavidez speaks about are Douglin and Phoenix, for example. Most recently, David Benavidez was quoted in the article David Benavidez to fight Ronald Gavril for vacant world super-middleweight title saying, “This opportunity means the world to me.”.
This opportunity means the world to me.
I've been working for his since I was a little kid. It's all come down to this moment when I'm ready to take this belt and take over the 168-pound division. The time is almost here, and I can hardly wait for September 8. Winning the championship wou[...]
"It was important to me to get the stoppage and show everybody that I am just as strong in the late rounds as I am early on. I love this. This is what I signed up for. I want tough fights."
"Right now, I would like to say that I don't think about who's next. I'm just trying to progress in my career and I'm not trying to call anybody out. But if I do dream about fighting anybody, it would be whoever is the champion at my weight. I'm goi[...]
"I hurt him a lot of times, but I kept my cool. I knew I was going to get him out of there sooner or later and that's exactly what I did tonight. This is a good victory for me. Douglin is a tough veteran. He started fast and swinging wildly, and his[...]
"I knew it was going to be a tough fight. I knew Douglin wasn't going to go out without a fight,". "So I came in here and started slower than I usually do, just using my jab a little bit more.".
I knew I was going to get my opponent out that fast. I saw him fight. He doesn't have that many skills. He was running a lot in the first round and that's why I didn't get him out there sooner. As soon as I got my hands on him...it was goodnight.
"I feel great we had a great training camp. If you saw my fight, I looked great as well. Phoenix has always had a lot of great talent, but not that many guys come out of Phoenix and I am proud of making a name for myself.