Exclusive K.J. Noons interview

by Brett C. Jones | source: heavy.com

Heavy.com: How has your training been for this fight?

K.J. Noons: It’s going great, man. This is probably one of the best training camps I’ve ever had. Great conditioning, great shape, just getting better and getting ready for the fight on the 16th.

Heavy.com: How is this camp different from previous camps?

K.J. Noons:
Oh, I just try to switch it up. Every training camp you just try to make it a better camp and fine tune your skills, so you take whatever from last camp and try to get better.

Heavy.com: How are you affected by the late change of opponent from Charles “Krazy Horse” Bennett to Conor Heun?

K.J. Noons:
I don’t care. It doesn’t matter, man. I kind of at the beginning just mentally prepared myself for maybe Charles wasn’t going to come through. Who knows, because he always has things going on, so I kind of prepared myself mentally already. It’s not a big deal. Whether its him or anyone else, I train like it’s a title fight anyway. I think people are always gunning for me.

Heavy.com: Do you want to avenge the loss to Bennett?

K.J. Noons: I want to avenge the loss. Of course I want to avenge that. It’s just that, knowing Charles, you just don’t know. I’m not surprised. I’m disappointed. Maybe we can make that match in the future happen. But you know, we’ve got Connor and I’ve been training hard to move forward and go into that fight now.

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6/16/10 10:35 PM by PatrickFreitas

thanks man. was back when Pride "sent" KJ to our show to get him experience. he smashed everyone we put in front of him, including Harris Sarmiento (eating KJ's knee above). Harris was an experienced vet at that time, with wins over guys like Razor Rob and Shane Nelson. Harris also had over 30 fights under his belt while KJ only had 4 at the time. Was a big, impressive win for KJ at the time.

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6/16/10 10:24 PM by WTFPICS

ttt....good luck to KJ!

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6/16/10 1:15 PM by EASY CHEESY

^Cool pics

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6/16/10 11:27 AM by PatrickFreitas


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6/16/10 10:30 AM by inoshishi07

Nice interview. Looking forward to watching KJ put on a boxing clinic tonight!