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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

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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 »

“DANNY GARCIA VS. ROD SALKA” FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

Danny and Angel Garcia

BROOKLYN, N.Y.(August 7, 2014) – With just days to go until their respective bouts, fighters on the “Danny Garcia vs. Rod Salka” fight card hosted a final press conference Thursday at Barclays Center before they fight this Saturday, August 9. Main event fighters Danny “Swift” Garcia and “Lightning” Rod Salka were joined by fellow SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® participants Lamont Peterson, ... Read More »

FIGHTERS ON THE “DANNY GARCIA VS. ROD SALKA” FIGHT CARD MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES

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BROOKLYN (Aug. 6, 2014) – Fight week is heating up as Danny “Swift” Garcia, “Lightning” Rod Salka, Lamont Peterson, Edgar “El Camacho” Santana, Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs, Jarrod “Left Jab” Fletcher and undercard fighters hosted a media workout at Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn, N.Y., today as they prepare for their bouts this Saturday, Aug. 9 at Barclays Center live on ... Read More »

EAST COAST FAVORITES SADAM ALI AND ANTHONY PETERSON SET FOR SHOWTIME EXTREME® TELECAST LEADING TO GARCIA VS. SALKA ON SATURDAY, AUG. 9

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NEW YORK (Aug. 5, 2014) – Leading to the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® tripleheader telecast on Saturday, Aug. 9 (live on SHOWTIME® 9 p.m. ET/PT; delayed on the West Coast) from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., featuring unified world champion Danny Garcia taking on the pride of Pittsburgh, Rod Salka, SHOWTIME will televise an exciting lineup of preliminary fights on SHOWTIME ... Read More »

PAULIE MALIGNAGGI PLUS FIGHTERS ON “DANNY GARCIA VS. ROD SALKA” CARD MEET AND GREET FANS ON CONEY ISLAND BEFORE THEY FIGHT THIS SATURDAY, AUG. 9 AT BARCLAYS CENTER IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK LIVE ON SHOWTIME®

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BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Aug. 4, 2014) – To kick off fight week in Brooklyn, former world champion and SHOWTIME Sports® analyst Paulie Malignaggi plus fighters on the “Danny Garcia vs. Rod Salka” fight card met fans and signed autographs at the Nets Shop on Coney Island Sunday afternoon. Joining Malignaggi was Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs, Edgar “El Camacho” Santana, Sadam “World ... Read More »

DANNY GARCIA, ROD SALKA, LAMONT PETERSON, EDGAR SANTANA AND DANIEL JACOBS MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

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Kelly Swanson Thanks, everybody for joining us. We have five of the fighters participating on the Saturday, August 9 event at Barclays Center and SHOWTIME on the call with us today. That includes Danny Garcia, Rod Salka, Lamont Peterson, Edgar Santana and Daniel Jacobs. We’re going to start the call with Daniel Jacobs and then move into Edgar Santana and ... Read More »

ALL-ACTION FULL CARD SET FOR BARCLAYS CENTER FIGHT NIGHT ON SATURDAY, AUG. 9

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LOS ANGELES (July 31) – Before the SHOWTIME tripleheader featuring Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia taking on “Lightning” Rod Salka plus two world championship fights on Saturday, Aug. 9 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY will be host to a stacked lineup of undercard bouts featuring top East Coast prospects as well as the WBO Intercontinental Welterweight ... Read More »

DANNY GARCIA MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES

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PHILADELPHIA(July 30, 2014) – Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia opened his DSG Boxing Gym in Philadelphia Wednesday for a media workout prior to his August 9 welterweight bout against “Lightning” Rod Salka at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY live on SHOWTIME. Garcia, along with his father and trainer, Angel Garcia, spoke to the media about the upcoming ... Read More »

GARCIA VS. SALKA PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

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DANNY GARCIA, Unified Super Lightweight World Champion “Come August 9th it’s going to be another great performance by me. I feel like I’ve got a lot to prove. I’ve got to show the world why I’m the unified super lightweight champion of the world. “I’m already training hard in the gym every day and running the hills. If the fight ... Read More »

DANNY GARCIA, LAMONT PETERSON AND DANIEL JACOBS TO HEADLINE GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS’ RETURN TO BROOKLYN’S BARCLAYS CENTER SATURDAY, AUGUST 9 LIVE ON SHOWTIME®

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BROOKLYN (June 24, 2014) – Golden Boy Promotions is back at Barclays Center on Saturday, August 9, with a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® tripleheader featuring the sport’s brightest young stars in pivotal world title fights. Boxing on Brooklyn’s biggest stage will be Unified Junior Welterweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia who will meet “Lightning” Rod Salka, IBF 140-Pound Titleholder Lamont Peterson ... Read More »

“Turkish Warrior” Selcuk Aydin getting ready for WBC eliminator against Viktor Postol on May 17th in Inglewood

Selcuk Aydin has only one goal in his mind: The “Turkish Warrior” wants to become world champion. On May 17th he could make a huge step towards a world title when he faces unbeaten Ukrainian Viktor Postol in Inglewood, California. The winner of this WBC super lightweight eliminator will be mandatory challenger for unified WBC and WBA champion Danny Garcia. ... Read More »

KARIM MAYFIELD TALKS TRAININGCAMP, FIGHTING ON HBO, GARCIA vs. HERRERA OUTCOME

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA (March 17, 2014) – Top Rank’s undefeated Super Lightweight contender, Karim “Hard Hitta” Mayfield (18-0-1, 11 KOs), talks about his training camp with Virgil Hunter, his upcoming bout against Puerto Rico’s rising star Thomas Dulorme (20-1, 18 KOs), fighting on HBO for the second time in his career and the Garcia vs. Herrera outcome. Mayfield vs. Dulorme, ... Read More »

DANNY GARCIA DEFEATS MAURICIO HERRERA, REMAINS UNIFIED SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION

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Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia (28-0, 16 KOs) defeated Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera (20-4, 7 KOs) via a majority decision to remain undefeated on Saturday night in front of a sold-out crowd at Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®. Garcia established himself in the first round, landing the bigger punches against Herrera. ... Read More »

“TOE TO TOE: CANELO VS. ANGULO” A KNOCKOUT SUCCESS WITH WELL OVER 350,000 PPV BUYS

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NEW YORK (March 14, 2014) – Last Saturday’s SHOWTIME PPV® presentation of “TOE TO TOE: Canelo vs. Angulo” generated well over 350,000 buys, Showtime Networks Inc. and event promoter, Golden Boy Promotions, announced today. The four-fight telecast, headlined by Mexican boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez’ impressive 10th-round TKO over fellow countryman, Alfredo Angulo, was a “knockout success,” according to Stephen Espinoza, ... Read More »

Weights from Bayamon, Puerto Rico

Danny Garcia 139 3/4 – Mauricio Herrera 139 1/4 (WBA/WBC Super Lightweight title) Deontay Wilder 227 – Malik Scott 238 Juan Manuel Lopez 129 – Daniel Ponce De Leon 128 3/4 Read More »

Danny Garcia has his own plan

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By Norm Frauenheim Danny Garcia might be the only fighter not trying to elbow his way toward the front of the line that leads to the big paycheck that comes with a bout against Floyd Mayweather Jr. Garcia wouldn’t turn down the opportunity. Too many numbers after the dollar sign to do that. But he’s not going to launch a ... Read More »

‘HUNGRY’ GARCIA OUT TO KEEP WINNING STREAK AS HERRERA DECLARES ‘HE’S FOUGHT BETTER GUYS FOR PEANUTS’ AHEAD OF WEEKEND CLASH LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (March 13) – Reigning light-welterweight king Danny Garcia believes Mauricio Herrera has no idea what he has gotten himself into when the pair clash this weekend. The 25-year-old Philadelphia native puts his world titles on the line as he goes in against the tricky Herrera in Bayamon, Puerto Rico this Saturday night, live and exclusive on BoxNation. Returning to ... Read More »

ALL-STAR LINEUP HEADING TO PUERTO RICO ON SATURDAY, MARCH 15 AT COLISEO RUBEN RODRIGUEZ IN BAYAMON LIVE

LOS ANGELES (March 12, 2014) – As Puerto Rico prepares for a stellar SHOWTIME® doubleheader featuring Danny “Swift” Garcia’s unified super lightweight world title defense against Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera and the heavyweight clash between unbeaten Deontay Wilder and Malik Scott, fans at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon can get ready for even more explosive action as the undercard ... Read More »

GARCIA EYES FUTURE MAYWEATHER SHOWDOWN SHOULD HE COME THROUGH PUERTO RICO RETURN AGAINST HERRERA THIS WEEKEND LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (March 12) – Unified light-welterweight world champion Danny Garcia is unfazed at being overlooked as Floyd Mayweather’s next opponent. The undefeated 25-year-old knows that victory this Saturday night against Mauricio Herrera, live and exclusive on BoxNation, will herald further calls for him to be the next man to face pound-for-pound king Mayweather. Having blitzed his way past a host ... Read More »

DANNY “SWIFT” GARCIA MAKES HIS GRAND ARRIVAL IN PUERTO RICO

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BAYAMON, PUERTO RICO (March 11, 2014) – The media and fans eagerly received Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny Garcia and his father and trainer Angel Garcia when they arrived today at San Juan International Airport in Puerto Rico. In what’s expected to be a highly competitive match up in the main event this Saturday, March 15, on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP ... Read More »