Schiller “Batman” Hyppolite is a super middleweight contender from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. His record is 13-1-0 with 9 Knock outs. Schiller will be returning to the ring on November 21, 2014 against Alan Campa 10-1 with 7 KO’s at the Colisee Cardin, in Sovel-Tracy, Quebec, Canada.
This fight will be for the vacant IBF North American and the vacant WBC Continental Americas 168 pound titles. Schiller has a powerful right hand and is a very spirited fighter.
Let’s meet Schiller:
Q What made you want to be a boxer?
A “I was fighting all the time so I decided to join a gym. I never planned to be a boxer.”
Q Did you instantly fall in love with boxing?
Q Describe your boxing style?
A “I move a lot, I’m sneaky and a good counter puncher.”
Q Tell us a little about your amateur career?
A “There is not much to tell, ha ha. I was the champion of Quebec 4 times in a row. I traveled a lot and met incredible people.”
Q Boxers often say boxing saved their lives. Do you feel that way?
A “Not really but boxing sure gave me a goal and direction to my life. It also gave me ambition and made me want more from life.”
Q What is your best punch?
A “Left hook.”
Q Are you excited about being the Main Event?
A “I find it exciting to fight, period. I can’t wait to step into the ring. Being the main event is not as important for me as having the chance to get a belt.”
Q What motivates you to step into the ring?
A “Knowing that I’m building something and that I could give something better to my daughter.”
Q Who is your trainer?
A “Jean-Francois Bergeron.”
Q Where do you train?
Q Your favorite sparring partner?
A “I really enjoyed sparring with Golovkin. It was really hard, I had to stay in action all the time. I also like sparring with Eleider Alvarez because I need to think and be smarter.”
Q Do you see boxing as an art form?
A “Yes! It is harder than what people think. You have to be smart. I could compare that to painting. You have to use the right brush and to know where to apply the right color.”
Q Favorite part of training.
A “Sparring and pads.”
Q Least favorite part of training?
Q What is your greatest strength as a fighter?
A “My endurance. I also understand and quickly analyze my opponents.”
Q What would you like to accomplish in the sport?
A “Being champion of the world but also I want to make a mark on sport. I don’t want to be a shooting star.”
Q What separates you from the other fighters in your weight class?
A “I can adapt to different styles, different boxers; I’m a chameleon.”
Q Best moment of your boxing career so far?
A “My second fight, against Dale Golden. My daughter was born five days prior. She was born premature and had to stay in an incubator. The whole fight I was so focused and determined to end the fight as quickly as possible so I could go back to the hospital. It was also the first time I was fighting with positive thoughts in my head.”
Q How do you juggle everyday life with your boxing?
A “My life is boxing, I sleep and eat boxing.”
Q If you didn’t box what would you be doing?
A “Social worker.”
Q Favorite fighters right now?
A “For his personality and for the man he is, I would say Bernard Hopkins. For style, Andre Ward.”
Q How can we improve the sport of boxing?
A “Better judging and well balanced fights.”
Some World Famous Diva Questions:
Q Favorite color? Blue
Q Favorite food? Haitian
Q Describe yourself in 1 word ? Contradictory
Q Worst habit? Eating sugar.
Q Tell us something about you that might surprise people? I sew and make my own suits.
Q What is the best part of your body? My chest
Q What’s in your refrigerator right now? Asian food
Q Favorite music? Salsa and Dance-hall
Q Favorite TV show? Boondocks
Q First thing you do when you wake up? Drink water
Q The one thing that annoys you the most about people? Selfish people
Q Your favorite flavor of ice cream? Vanilla
Q Away from boxing what do you enjoy doing in your spare time? Dancing.
Q If you could go 1 round with any boxer in history who would you choose? Bernard Hopkins
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