“I think that timing is everything and this is a good weekend in the sense there’s no basketball, there’s no football, no hockey. Baseball is on but the Yankees play at two o’ clock in the afternoon. They can go play the game and come watch our fights at night. As far as TV goes, it’s a great night for sports“- added Coker.
Only the lights failing at Madison Square Garden could scupper that. And right now, fight night in the full glare of New York City’s Manhattan lights is as certain as the sirens surrounding this magnificent city which will accompany those first bells, as warriors go to war in the cage.