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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

Danny Garcia

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 »

DANNY “SWIFT” GARCIA AND MAURICIO “EL MAESTRO” HERRERA MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

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Kelly Swanson Thanks, everybody for joining us today for the Danny Garcia and Mauricio Herrera international media conference call. We are going to start first with Mauricio, as well as his trainer, Willie Silva, and then Danny Garcia will be joining us. I would now like to introduce Richard Schaefer, Chief Executive Officer of Golden Boy Promotions who will talk ... Read More »

DANNY GARCIA VS. MAURICIO HERRERA FIGHTERS’ TRAINING CAMP UPDATE

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BAYAMON, P.R. (March 3, 2014) – Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia, Top Lightweight Contender Mauricio Herrera, WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight Champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder, heavyweight contender Malik “King” Scott, , WBO International Junior Lightweight Champion Juan Manuel “Juanma” Lopez and Former WBC Featherweight World Champion Daniel Ponce De Leon are deep in training camp for ... Read More »

UNIFIED SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT WOLRD CHAMPION DANNY “SWIFT” GARCIA & FATHER/TRAINER ANGEL GARCIA MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES FROM DSG BOXING GYM IN PHILADELPHIA

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Philadelphia, PA (Feb. 26, 2014) – Undefeated Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny Garcia (27-0, 16 KOs), of Philadelphia, and his father/trainer, Angel Garcia, hosted an open media workout on Wednesday at the DSG Boxing Gym in Philadelphia. Garcia is winding down preparations for his long-awaited debut to his native homeland and his world title defense against Maurcio Herrera (20-3, ... Read More »

CANELO ALVAREZ AND ALFREDO “EL PERRO” ANGULO GO “TOE TO TOE” FOR THE PRIDE OF MEXICO ON SATURDAY, MARCH 8 AND SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT KING DANNY “SWIFT” GARCIA TAKES ON SKILLED MAURICIO “El MAESTRO” HERRERA ON SATURDAY, MARCH 15 LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (Feb. 12) –Canelo Alvarez will be looking to bounce back in the best way possible when he faces Alfredo Angulo for the pride and glory of Mexico on Saturday, March 8. BoxNation has added the star-studded Golden Boy Promotions bill to its packed roster, which also includes three world title showdowns featuring Leo “Terremoto” Santa Cruz taking on Cristian ... Read More »

Garcia to face Herrera in Puerto Rico on March 15

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Unified 140 pound champion Danny Garcia will defend his crown against Mauricio Herrera on March 15th in Puerto Rico according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “Danny has talked to me for the last year and a half, saying, ‘We have to look at doing one of my fights in Puerto Rico.’ This is something he really wanted so, finally, I ... Read More »

FRESH OFF DOMINANT VICTORY WORLD-RATED GABRIEL BRACERO LOOKING FOR HIS SHOT

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New York, NY (11/20/13) – Fresh off his dominant 10-round unanimous decision victory over once-beaten former world title challenger Dmitriy Salita before a sold-out crowd at the Aviator Sports & Events Center in Brooklyn, on November 9, world-rated contender Gabriel “Tito” Bracero (24-1) is hoping to land a significant fight in 2014. While there are many lucrative fights to be ... Read More »

QUOTES FROM THURSDAY’S GOLDEN BOY LIVE! FIGHTER WORKOUTS IN BROOKLYN, NY

BROOKLYN, NY (September 27) – Several of the fighters featured on the upcoming Golden Boy Live! fight card taking place at Barclays Center’s Cushman & Wakefield Theater live on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes worked out and addressed the media Thursday at Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn, NY ahead of their respective fights this Monday, September 30. Additionally, it was ... Read More »

MIGUEL ZUNIGA STEPS IN FOR CARLOS MOLINA AGAINST MICHAEL PEREZ IN SEPTEMBER 30 CO-FEATURE FIGHT AT CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD THEATER AT BARCLAYS CENTER IN BROOKLYN, NY ON FOX SPORTS 1 & FOX DEPORTES

BROOKLYN (September 23, 2013) – With Carlos Molina forced to withdraw from his Monday, September 30 bout against Michael “The Artist” Perez due to flu-like symptoms, tough Mexican prospect Miguel “Dinamita” Zuniga will step up to face “The Artist” in a 10-round fight for the vacant WBA Fedelatin Super Lightweight Title at the Cushman & Wakefield Theater at Barclays Center ... Read More »

SHOWTIME SPORTS® TO PREMIERE FLOYD “MONEY” MAYWEATHER VS. CANELO ALVAREZ & DANNY “SWIFT” GARCIA VS. LUCAS “THE MACHINE” MATTHYSSE THIS SATURDAY, SEPT. 21

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EW YORK (Sept. 17, 2013) – SHOWTIME Sports will air Floyd Mayweather’s “masterful” (Associated Press) performance against Canelo Alvarez and Danny Garcia’s “scintillating” (Wall Street Journal) victory over Lucas Matthysse this Saturday on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) as a replay of the blockbuster Sept. 14 PPV event titled “THE ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo.” The television ... Read More »

FLOYD “MONEY”MAYWEATHER IS “THE ONE” AFTER DAZZLING PERFORMANCE AGAINST CANELO ALVAREZ SATURDAY ON SHOWTIME PPV®

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LAS VEGAS, NEV. (Sept. 14, 2013) – Floyd Mayweather truly is “THE ONE.” The undisputed, pound-for-pound champion put on a clinic against Mexican sensation Canelo Alvarez, handing the 23-year-old superstar his first loss in the toughest test of his career Saturday on SHOWTIME PPV at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Canelo (42-1-1, 30 KO’s) fought with everything he had, but ... Read More »

Mayweather wins big according to everybody but one judge

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LAS VEGAS – Floyd Mayweather Jr. did the expected. One judge didn’t. It was brilliant. It was bizarre. It was boxing all over again. Mayweather didn’t have to explain himself for fulfilling the promises he made in dancing around and all over Canelo Alvarez Saturday night at the MGM Grand. It was called The One. For once, the promoters got ... Read More »