Following his upset victory over Anthony Dirrell, newly crowed WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack is ready for another tough task. Jack takes on the UK star George Groves on September 12th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegan on the Mayweather-Berto undercard. This is what Jack had to say about the upcoming fight:
I've been in camp for about two months now. It's been a very good training camp and I'm ready right now to fight. We still have a month to go and we're ready.
"I've always been strong mentally but I get some extra confidence from having that green belt. You still have to stay humble and keep working hard.
"Groves is a pretty good fighter. I definitely think it's going to be an exciting fight. I know he's coming to get what's mine and he's coming to fight.
"He's fought in the UK in front of a lot of people, but it's a different stage in Vegas.
"I think I'm the overall better fighter. He's going to try to knock me out and I'm going to try to knock him out. It's going to be a great fight. I'm definitely going for the knockout.
"It's a dream come true to be part of such a big event at MGM Grand for Floyd's last fight, it's a blessing.
"It's no different to me being the main event or on the undercard. There will be even more people seeing my fight which is great.
"I just have to listen to my corner, be smart and be myself. If I do that I'll walk out of there with my belt intact."