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Mora in search of respect against Forrest

All junior middleweight contender Sergio Mora wants is a little respect. Vernon Forrest isn't about to give it to him. Can Mora beat the respect out of Forrest, like he promises to do, on Saturday?

Originally Published: June 4, 2008
By Robert Morales | Special to ESPN.com

Like Aretha Franklin in 1967, all Sergio Mora is looking for is a little respect.

He got absolutely none from Vernon Forrest during a conference call last week promoting their super welterweight title fight Saturday in Uncasville, Conn.

Forrest will be defending his title for the second time and he let Mora know in no uncertain terms that if he fights a face-first fight, he will land in the hospital.

"Come and fight and I promise they're going to take you out on ...

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