NABF champ Lundy, promoter Burchfield answer challenge from outspoken Williams
Tired of being earmarked by the contenders in the 135-pound division, reigning North American Boxing Federation (NABF) lightweight champion “Hammerin’” Hank Lundy has a direct response to the challengers questioning his credentials, specifically No. 2-ranked Dannie Williams, who threatened Tuesday to “hurt” Lundy if the two should face one another in 2012.
“Everyone knows ‘Hammerin’’ Hank will fight anyone, anywhere at anytime. This has to stop,” Lundy said. “I’ve proven myself time and time again on the road. Now y’all have to come to me. I went out to Chicago and knocked out the former world champ [David Diaz on Aug. 9]. What more do I have to do to get respect? So, if y’all aren’t coming to Philadelphia, Rhode Island, or Connecticut to fight ‘Hammerin’’ Hank, then we don’t have a fight. I’m tired of going into people’s backyards. It is what it is.”
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