Oscar Bonavena of Argentina thinks he will knock out Mohammed Ali (Cassius Clay) when the two boxers meet at Madison Square Garden, New York, on December 7.
REPORTER: (Did you see the last fight, the Quarry-Clay fight?)
BONEVENA: Uh-uh. quarry no good, got no heart.
REPORTER: No heart?
REPORTER: So you think that you can do a lot better than Quarry?
BONEVENA: Sure, ...Quarry ...Quarry
REPORTER: Do you think that Quarry (meaning Clay) is going to cut you?
(SEQ 2) BONEVENA: Seven, you look; day seven December, you look. May be no. I is too strong.
REPORTER: You're too strong?
BONEVENA: Yes, I's too strong. See. I's too much Argentina.
REPORTER: How did you get so strong?
BONEVENA: ...Steak! Milk!
REPORTER: Have you ever been knocked out?
BONEVENA: I never knocked out. Nobody ever come on me.
REPORTER; And you don't think it's going to happen this time?
REPORTER: You'll knock out Clay?
BONEVENA: Yes. Why no? Who is he - Superman?
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Background: Oscar Bonavena of Argentina thinks he will knock out Mohammed Ali (Cassius Clay) when the two boxers meet at Madison Square Garden, New York, on December 7. Her said this in an interview on Saturday (7 November) after signing for the fight.
The fight will be the second in the undefeated Mohammed Ali's comeback after a three-year absence from the ring. He stopped Jerry Quarry in three rounds at Atlanta, Georgia, on 26 October.
Bonavena thinks he can do a lot better than Quarry.