Former WBA Interim Super Lightweight Champion Mauricio "El Maestro" Herrera (21-5, 7 KOs) and top title contender "Hammerin'" Hank Lundy (25-4-1, 12 KOs) of Philadelphia hosted their final press conference in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 9 at the City Althetix Gym in The Golden Boy Building to discuss their upcoming 10-round showdown on Saturday, July 11 for the vacant NABF Super Lightweight Championship. Here is what Hank Lundy had to say about the fight:
"This is the fight that everyone will want to tune into and watch the fourth of the July all over again. There will be fireworks on July 11.
"I live the life of a fighter: sacrifice, determination, it's all fair in the game of boxing.
"There is going to be hell to pay for, I'm coming for you [Herrera].
"Everywhere I go is my hometown, I always steal the show. Hammerin' Hank coming to a city or town near you. It's hammer time baby!"