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Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN’s García vs. Malignaggi Delivers Largest Boxing Audience on ESPN Since 1998

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The second edition of ESPN’s Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN presented by Corona Extra (PBC on ESPN) series—featuring Danny García vs. Paulie Malignaggi and Daniel Jacobs vs. Sergio Mora—on Saturday, Aug. 1, delivered the largest boxing audience on ESPN since 1998 (5/22/98 Bronco McKart vs Ronald Weaver). An average audience of 1,073,000 viewers (P2+) watched the event – up 34 ... Read More »

Brooklyn’s magic castle awash in swift tides or so Rosie said

Danny Garcia

By Bart Barry- Saturday in Brooklyn, Philadelphia welterweight Danny “Swift” Garcia laid waste to the remnants of Brooklyn’s Paulie “Magic Man” Malignaggi in a PBC main event distributed by ESPN, home of Rosie “Amazingly Knowledgeable” Perez and Teddy “The Sandcastle” Atlas. It was not a particularly suspenseful affair, an absence of suspense being the one flaw in the PBC’s revolutionary ... Read More »

FOLLOW GARCIA – MALIGNAGGI LIVE FROM RINGSIDE

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Follow all the action LIVE from Barclays Center as former world champions Danny Garcia and and Paulie Malignaggi get it on in a 12-round Welterweight bout. The action begins at 9 PM ET with a Middleweight world title bout between Daniel Jacobs and Sergio Mora 12 ROUNDS–WELTERWEIGHTS–DANNY GARCIA (30-0, 17 KO’S) VS PAULIE MALIGNAGGI (33-6, 7 KO’S) ROUND 1 Left ... Read More »

Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN Presented by Corona Extra Features 12-Round Doubleheader: Welterweights García vs. Malignaggi Middleweights Jacobs vs. Mora

Danny Garcia

Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN (PBC on ESPN) presented by Corona Extra will feature live coverage on ESPN and WatchESPN on Saturday, August 1 from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center of two 12-round fights: a welterweight bout between undefeated Junior Welterweight champion Danny “Swift” García (30-0, 17 KOs) and Brooklyn’s Paulie “Magic Man” Malignaggi (33-6, 7 KOs); and a middleweight bout between ... Read More »

PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS ON ESPN FIGHTER QUOTES – DANNY GARCIA, PAULIE MALIGNAGGI, DANIEL JACOBS & SERGIO MORA

Danny Garcia

BROOKLYN (July 28, 2015) – With just days to go until Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN fighters enter the ring for their Saturday, August 1 showdowns at Barclays Center, catch up on what the fighters have been saying in the weeks leading up to fight week. Saturday’s headlining event is the 147-pound debut of Danny “Swift” Garcia (30-0, 17 KOs) ... Read More »

PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS PHILADELPHIA MEDIA WORKOUT: DANNY GARCIA & STEVE CUNNINGHAM QUOTES

Danny Garcia

PHILADELPHIA (July 22, 2015) – Two of Philadelphia’s top fighters held a media workout Tuesday as Danny “Swift” Garcia (30-0, 17 KOs)and Steve “U.S.S.” Cunningham (28-7, 13 KOs) prepared for their respective Premier Boxing Champions headlining events in August. Garcia, who was joined by his father and trainer Angel, will be looking for his record fifth main event victory at ... Read More »

UNDEFEATED SUPERSTAR DANNY GARCIA TO FACE BROOKLYN’S OWN PAULIE MALIGNAGGI AS PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS GOES PRIMETIME ON ESPN AT BARCLAYS CENTER ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 1

BROOKLYN (June 15, 2015) – Undefeated superstar Danny “Swift” Garcia (30-0, 17 KOs) will take on Brooklyn’s own Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi (33-6, 7 KOs) at Barclays Center as Premier Boxing Champions will be live in primetime on ESPN on Saturday, August 1 with coverage beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. “It’s going to be a great fight ... Read More »

Garcia gives up WBC 140 pound belt

Danny Garcia

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Danny Garcia relinquished his WBC Super Lightweight championship. “Danny’s weight situation forced his decision to fight at welterweight,” the WBC said. The vacancy will set up a fight between Viktor Postol and Lucas Matthysse. “We like the fight,” said Eric Gomez, vice president of Golden Boy Promotions, which represents Matthysse. “We’ve contemplated this happening. ... Read More »

Cuenca – Yang ordered to fight for IBF 140 lb crown

Following the loss by IBF Jr. Welterweight champion Lamont Peterson to Danny Garcia this past Saturday night, the IBF will strip Peterson and has ordered Cesar Cuenca and IK Yang to vie for the vacant belt according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. The fight between Cuenca and Yang, should a deal be made, could take place on Top Rank’s next ... Read More »

FOLLOW GARCIA – PETERSON; LEE-QUILLIN LIVE FROM RINGSIDE

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Follow all the action live as it happens from Barclays Center as world champions Danny Garcia and Lamont Peterson square off in a welterweight contest. The action begins with a middlweight fight between WBO champion Andy Lee and Peter Quillin. The action begins at 8:30 PM ET / 5:30 PT. 12 ROUNDS–WELTERWEIGHTS–DANNY GARCIA (29-0, 17 KO’S) VS LAMONT PETERSON (33-2-1, ... Read More »

Garcia wins majority decision over Lamont Peterson

Danny and Angel Garcia

BROOKLYN–In a battle of 140-pound titleholders, Danny Garcia got off to an early lead and had to grind out a 12-round majority decision over Lamont Peterson in an over the weight-limit bout at Barclays Center. Garcia came forward and landed a few good right hands in each round. That was a feat in itself as Peterson continually circled around the ... Read More »

Forget Redemption: Garcia-Peterson is about recognition

Danny Garcia

By Norm Frauenheim- Danny Garcia and Lamont Peterson are quick to say they aren’t fighting for redemption Saturday night at Barclays in Brooklyn. Fair enough. It’s called prize fighting. Going into the ring for redemption is little bit like going to the bank to pray. There’s a pretty good chance you’ll leave broke. “I don’t see this as redemption,’’ Garcia ... Read More »

PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS ON NBC FIGHTERS DANNY GARCIA, LAMONT PETERSON, ANDY LEE & PETER QUILLIN MEET WITH JUDGES AND THE HOST OF FOOD NETWORK’S “CHOPPED”

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NEW YORK (April 8, 2015) – Premier Boxing Champions on NBC main event fighters Danny “Swift” Garcia, Lamont Peterson, “Irish” Andy Lee and Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin met with “Chopped” judges Chris Santos, Scott Conant and “Chopped” host Ted Allen today at Santos’ trendy New York City restaurant Beauty & Essex, in advance of their bouts this Saturday, April 11 ... Read More »

DANNY GARCIA MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES

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PHILADELPHIA (April 1, 2015) – As fight week nears for the second installment of Premier Boxing Champions on NBC (8:30 pm ET/5:30 p.m. PT), undefeated superstar Danny “Swift” Garcia held a media workout in his hometown of Philadelphia in preparation for his showdown with fellow world champion Lamont Peterson on Saturday, April 11 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Tickets for ... Read More »

BOB COSTAS, AL MICHAELS & MARV ALBERT TO WORK TOGETHER FOR FIRST TIME EVER ON APRIL 11 “PBC ON NBC” PRIMETIME SHOW LIVE FROM BROOKLYN

STAMFORD, Conn. – March 31, 2015 – One of America’s iconic big-event broadcast voices, Bob Costas, will serve as a special contributor for NBC’s Saturday, April 11 primetime telecast of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC, it was announced today. Costas, host Al Michaels, and blow-by-blow announcer Marv Albert will work together on a broadcast for the first time ever ... Read More »

ASHLEY THEOPHANE LAS VEGAS BLOG: GETTING ON WITH IT

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This is my twelfth year as a professional boxer. I’ve shared the ring with some accomplished boxers in that time; world champions Danny Garcia and DeMarcus Corley, world title challengers Delvin Rodriguez and Pablo Cesar Cano, European champion Jason Cook and British champion Lenny Daws. Anyone would say, some of the best of my era. Fighting and winning in five ... Read More »

LAMONT PETERSON WORKS OUT FOR WASHINGTON D.C. MEDIA AHEAD OF HIS APRIL 11 PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS ON NBC BOUT AT BARCLAYS CENTER

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Washington D.C. (March 26, 2015) – A little more than two weeks in advance of his highly anticipated bout at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Lamont Peterson (33-2-1, 17 KOs) hosted media at the Bald Eagle Recreation Center in Washington, D.C. Lamont, his brother Anthony and Lamont’s trainer, Barry Hunter, took some time out of their training schedule to discuss Lamont’s ... Read More »

PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS ON NBC APRIL 11 TELEVISED FIGHTERS CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

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Kelly Swanson Thanks, everybody, for joining us. We’re delighted to be on the phone with you today to talk about a wonderful show happening on Saturday, April 11th. We have on the call today Danny Garcia, the Unified Super Lightweight Champ; Lamont Peterson, the Super Lightweight Champion; Andy Lee, the Middleweight Champ; Peter Quillin, former middleweight champion; Lou DiBella, president ... Read More »

BOXNATION SIGNS MULTI-FIGHT PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS DEAL KICKING-OFF THIS WEEKEND WITH RISING SUPERSTARS KEITH THURMAN, ADRIEN BRONER AND ABNER MARES

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LONDON (4 March) – BoxNation will air a host of top fights from the Premier Boxing Champions series, starting this weekend with rising superstars Keith Thurman and Adrien Broner. ‘The Channel of Champions’ has three great fights cards as part of the deal, with the highly-touted Thurman to get the ball rolling when he takes on the unrelenting Robert Guerrero ... Read More »

DANNY GARCIA VS. LAMONT PETERSON AND ANDY LEE VS. PETER QUILLIN IN BROOKLYN BOXING SHOWDOWNS LIVE IN PRIMETIME ON NBC ON SATURDAY, APRIL 11

Danny Garcia

BROOKLYN (February 12, 2015) – The eagerly awaited showdown between undefeated superstar Danny “Swift” Garcia (29-0, 17 KOs) and Lamont Peterson (33-2-1, 17 KOs) will become a reality as Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC returns to primetime on Saturday, April 11 at 8:30 p.m. ET live from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. In the first main event of the evening, ... Read More »

DANNY GARCIA WINS 3RD STRAIGHT BRISCOE AWARD AS PHILLY FIGHTER OF THE YEAR – All 7th Annual Winners Announced

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PHILADELPHIA – Junior welterweight world champion Danny Garcia has been named the “2013 Philly Fighter of the Year” by PhillyBoxingHistory.com. It is the third consecutive year Garcia has taken the honor. In 2013, Garcia defended his world title twice, including a career-best performance against Lucas Matthysse last September. That upset victory will also earn Garcia a second trophy, the Briscoe ... Read More »

FOLLOW GARCIA – SALKA PLUS 2 WORLD TITLE BOUTS LIVE FROM RINGSIDE

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Follow all the action as unified Jr. Welterweight champion Danny Garcia takes on Rod Salka in a Welterweight bout live from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The action gets underwy at 9 PM ET / 6 PM PT with 2 world title bouts as Daniel Jacobs and Jarrod Fletcher vie for the vacant WBA Middleweight title while Lamont Peterson defends the ... Read More »

Garcia desroys Salka in 2!!

Danny Garcia

BROOKLYN–Unified Super Lightweight champion Danny Garcia did what he was supposed to do. That was destroy Rod Salka in 2 rounds at Barclay Center in a non-title bout. After a 1st round that saw Garcia work the body, He came out in round two with full vengeance. He landed a boomimg right hand that buckled and ultimately dropped Salka. Salka ... Read More »

LIGHT WELTERWEIGHT KING GARCIA EYES PETERSON WORLD TITLE UNIFICATION BUT MUST FIRST PASS SALKA TEST THIS SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ON BOXNATION

Danny Garcia

LONDON (Aug 8) – Light welterweight kingpin Danny Garcia is hoping to set up a unification clash with IBF champion Lamont Peterson later this year. The reigning WBC, WBA and Ring Magazine world champion takes on Rod Salka this Saturday night, live on BoxNation, and aims to come through the challenge unscathed so he can set up a mouth-watering showdown ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM BROOKLYN

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Danny Garcia 141 3/4 – Rod Salka 141 Lamont Peterson 140 – Edgar Santana 139.5 (IBF Jr. Welterweight title) Daniel Jacobs 159 1/2 – Jarrod Fletcher 159 1/4 (WBA Middleweight championship) Read More »