By Przemek Garczarczyk
“Deontay Wilder talks about my potential fight with him. I’m not the one who talks about fighting the WBC heavyweight champion. It’s great that Deontay knows who I am and what can I do in the ring,” says undefeated heavyweight Adam Kownacki (17-Zero, 14 KO). Currently ranked #11 by the WBC, Kownacki spoke to Fightnews.com® about what’s subsequent and his personal plans to change into the most effective fighter on this planet.
You have a brand new supervisor Keith Connolly is recognized to work with many prime fighters, amongst them Danny Jacobs, now represented by Eddie Hearn Matchroom Boxing…
…however I’m nonetheless a free agent. I heard some rumors that I signed with Eddie. Not true – if I will signal with a promoter, I will announce that. Keith provides me what’s most essential on this enterprise – new, extra choices. I’m proud of that.
Your longtime pal “Big Baby” Miller fights Johann Duhaupas April 28 on the Jacobs-Sulęcki card. Your return date is nonetheless up within the air… however you’re already sparring with Jarrell.
Why not? I’m conserving busy within the gymnasium. After preventing 15 years I know what’s anticipated of me. I gave Big Baby powerful eight rounds. He’s significantly better than he was final time when he fought Mariusz Wach. When it involves me, I hope to combat Chris Arreola. Anyone who is aware of how I combat, my model and is aware of what Chris brings to the desk is aware of, that this is able to be “no judges needed, last man standing wins” kind of affair. He spoke just lately in NYC, obtained some beer. He’s in. There additionally choices to combat Charles Martin subsequent. I’m additionally OK with that. When? Last dates I heard are the top of June or begin of July.
When Deontay Wilder talked about your identify as a doable opponent you felt proud…or began to assume that Wilder simply thinks you may be a straightforward bout?
Deontay Wilder talks about my potential combat with him. I’m not the one who talks about preventing the WBC heavyweight champion. It’s nice that Deontay is aware of who I am and what can I do within the ring. Let’s be sincere. Who else is there within the WBC rankings? I don’t know who Kabayel or Rivas are. Can they combat? If Deontay thinks that preventing me shall be straightforward, even higher, nice…
Middle of April 2018: What separates you from the champions?
Experience? Staying calm below strain of being the primary occasion, when all the pieces is at stake? In 2015, with my pal from UFC, Gian Villante, I walked to the ring in Melbourne. 70,000 individuals, you actually really feel their eyes on you. I was simply there, not preventing and nonetheless the strain was there. I like that. It’s an additional motivation much more…however you must be a part of it, to know. This is what I need.
This Saturday in Poland, Tomek Adamek, your colleague and former sparring companion, fights Joey Abell? Prediction?
Risky proposition for Tomek. Abell, a southpaw with energy in each arms… however this is why you combat, you are taking dangers, you wish to give followers a present. Adamek!
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