"Darchinyan's greatest strength is his mouth. I am not intimidated by the devil; why would I be intimidated by him? His biggest weakness is his chin. When he gets hit flush, he doesn't get up."
Friday, February 6, 2009
Arce Vs. Darchinyan: The Sparks Are Flying Feb 7
Darchinyan's got the punch in this 115 pound battle but he's very unorthodox in his approach. Unless he gets to Arce early with power, he's going to make mistakes, and Arce will capitalize on them. Arce's nickname is "El Travieso"--that describes him to a "T." Travieso means "trouble." Jorge bristles with trouble, an enfant terrible of the boxing ring, and is inclined to enter the ring riding stallions with a lollipop in his mouth. My greatest nightmare is to have Ricardo Mayorga and Jorge Arce show up at my house for dinner unannounced. I'd need lots of Valium. Darchinyan toutes his win over Christian Mijares as the main reason he'll beat Arce. Remember that it was Mijares who upset Arces earlier on. But Arces doesn't like that sort of fan base calculation and isn't giving an iota of respect to the Armenian: