We can learn a lot about a person if we know what types of things he or she talks about or comments on the most frequently. There are numerous topics with which Jorge Linares is associated, including Manchester, Anthony Crolla, and fight. Most recently, Jorge Linares has been quoted saying: “Crolla could come better prepared than last time. Maybe he will throw more punches, maybe he will box more, I don't really know. The most important thing is I hope he has worked really hard and comes in great condition so there are no excuses and no doubts after the fight. I can fight even better this time. Before the first fight I had a broken right hand and I hadn't fought for a while. That's always a factor, you know? Inactivity. I haven't had any issues physically or mentally, so the preparation has been great. We did 129 rounds of sparring and everything has gone well up to this point.” in the article Jorge Linares reveals his hopes for Anthony Crolla.
He knows he has had to work harder in order to get back what he feels is his. But the only problem is I have come even better prepared as well.
Crolla could come better prepared than last time. Maybe he will throw more punches, maybe he will box more, I don't really know. The most important thing is I hope he has worked really hard and comes in great condition so there are no excuses and no[...]
I know he has been quiet in the build-up, I don't mind if he hasn't spoken much lately. Let's just hope it's a clean fight like the first one. The plans are in the future to get the biggest fights. Obviously the priority right now is to stay focused[...]
"I wasn't supposed to win the first one. Thank God I did,". "These belts mean so much to me. They mean so much to my career and they mean so much for my country. We're going to work very hard to do it again. To repeat and get the win.
"I am really excited to be going back to Manchester,". "I was treated very well by everyone and gained a lot of new British fans. Crolla is a tremendous fighter with a lot of heart so I know I must train twice as hard for another tough fight. I want[...]
"I hurt my hand in the sixth round, and backed off and it worked. I told my corner my strategy in the 10th round and what I was going to do for the next three rounds. I feel I hurt Crolla a couple times, but didn't want to go forward too much and hu[...]
"I want to thank all the people of Manchester. Anthony Crolla and I gave the people a beautiful fight,"
The fans are excited for this one. We're both World class fighters and World champions that are willing to fight each other, as we're proving in this one. There's no need to trash talk or build the fight up, it's a great fight and there's lots of re[...]
"I love fighting in my opponent's back yard with all the noise that comes with it from their fans,". "The supporters cannot get in the ring with their fighter, it's just me and him.
The best fighter is going to win. I think that's going to be me.
"This is my first unification fight and a great personal challenge for me and my career,"
"Last year was an unbelievable year; I had the opportunity to fight in England against Kevin Mitchell in front of a crowd of passionate fight fans in one of the greatest fights of my career. This unification fight ... is another personal accomplishm[...]
This unification fight is a great event in my career and I want to thank my promoters Golden Boy Promotions and Teiken Promotions for putting this fight together. I am ready for this fight and have begun training in Las Vegas and heading back to Jap[...]
Crolla is a very strong contender and I know with both our passions for the sport will deliver an exciting fight for all the fans in Manchester. I know that Crolla is coming off a victory against my fellow Venezuelan countryman, so I am coming in wi[...]
"This third title is something I have worked very hard for and I would like to thank my team, my family, Golden Boy Promotions and Akihiko Honda's Teiken Boxing Gym for all their support throughout my journey. I have had a great training camp focus[...]
"I am excited and honored to be defending my third world championship title in London,"