6/14 Undercard Presser Ft Hardy, Andrade, Monaghan, & Galeano via. Hitfirstboxing 

"I know that my opponent is a southpaw so I’m working on that. I’ve just been working my way through my punches so they’re ready." -D’Mitrius Ballard

"I know that my opponent is a southpaw so I’m working on that. I’ve just been working my way through my punches so they’re ready." -D’Mitrius Ballard

"Bernard is a legend in my weight class, and it’s just like going to school.  I have my fight of course and I take care of business, and then I go and take notes and learn what I can learn from the greats. - Marcus Browne

"Bernard is a legend in my weight class, and it’s just like going to school.  I have my fight of course and I take care of business, and then I go and take notes and learn what I can learn from the greats. - Marcus Browne

"We’ve been doing things like we always do.  We stick to the game plan.  I’m not going to say too much, but we do what we do.  We work hard.  We make sure we’re always in good shape, and we have a game plan that we’re going to stick to and do what we’ve got to do." - Zachary Ochoa

"We’ve been doing things like we always do.  We stick to the game plan.  I’m not going to say too much, but we do what we do.  We work hard.  We make sure we’re always in good shape, and we have a game plan that we’re going to stick to and do what we’ve got to do." - Zachary Ochoa

"I don’t really have a game plan for anybody really.  Once I see what kind of style they have, I know what to do right away.  I don’t have to know who I’m fighting months before.  It could be a week before my fight, and I find out who I’m fighting and I know what to do." - Sadam Ali

"I don’t really have a game plan for anybody really.  Once I see what kind of style they have, I know what to do right away.  I don’t have to know who I’m fighting months before.  It could be a week before my fight, and I find out who I’m fighting and I know what to do." - Sadam Ali

"What do I know about my opponent? I know he’s bald and that he’s from the Czech Republic.  I also know he has a white hat on today and that he didn’t want to say ‘hello’ to me" -Peter Quillin 

"What do I know about my opponent? I know he’s bald and that he’s from the Czech Republic.  I also know he has a white hat on today and that he didn’t want to say ‘hello’ to me" -Peter Quillin 

"I enjoy being here, it’s experience. I fought in D.C. in the amateurs, and this is my first time as a professional.  So this is a great welcome back." - Paulie Malignaggi

"I enjoy being here, it’s experience. I fought in D.C. in the amateurs, and this is my first time as a professional.  So this is a great welcome back." - Paulie Malignaggi

"I’m excited to being fighitng in D.C. for the first time.  I’ve been training well and the team is working very hard.  We’re excited to get out there Saturday night and show what we can do." - Shawn Porter

"I’m excited to being fighitng in D.C. for the first time.  I’ve been training well and the team is working very hard.  We’re excited to get out there Saturday night and show what we can do." - Shawn Porter

"I haven’t missed any days of training.  Every day after my workout my body was exhausted and the next day I was always excited to go to the gym.  Every day was valuable for me, every day I saw improvement.  It made me happy to go to the gym." - Beibut Shumenov 

"I haven’t missed any days of training.  Every day after my workout my body was exhausted and the next day I was always excited to go to the gym.  Every day was valuable for me, every day I saw improvement.  It made me happy to go to the gym." - Beibut Shumenov 

"I think my longevity has a lot to do with the early preparation in my life and my career.  I took care of myself like I always have for the last 20 years and I’m reaping the benefits now." #HopkinsShumenov

"I think my longevity has a lot to do with the early preparation in my life and my career.  I took care of myself like I always have for the last 20 years and I’m reaping the benefits now." #HopkinsShumenov

Junior “Sugar Boy” Younan, 167¾, a nine-time National amateur champion, 4-0 (4 KOs), Brooklyn, obliterated Dustin Parrish, 165, 1-3 (1 KO), Tallassee, FL, just 28 seconds into the opening round. Parrish immediately rushed Younan in an attempt to surprise him, but the 18-year-old phenom remained poised and countered hard with a right that dropped his foe hard. The Floridian bravely rose to his feet and forced the action once again, only to be countered this time by a left hook that felled him a second time. Feeling that Parrish was in no condition to continue, referee Harvey Dock stopped the fight

Louis Cruz, 138, 7-0 (4 KOs), Bronx, earned a dominate six-round unanimous decision over Tony Walker, 138, 5-5-1 (3 KOs), Cincinnati, OH. Cruz controlled the action throughout, scoring with hard shots from the outside. Nicknamed “Cruz Control”, Cruz sailed to a shut-out decision, winning by scores of 60-54 across the board.

Bryant “PeeWee” Cruz, 132, 10-0 (6 KOs), Port Chester, NY, pounded on Willshaun Boxley, 132, 6-11-1 (4 KOs), Coon Rapids, MN, for three rounds. Pinning Boxley against the ropes, Cruz landed an impressive array of punches, circumventing his foe’s tight defense well to bang to the body. Just 34 seconds into round three, Boxley’s corner asked the referee to stop the fight, feeling their charge had taken too much punishment.  It was Cruz’s official DBE and New Legend Boxing debut. and he did not disappoint, sending the packed house intro a frenzy upon the stoppage.