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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

Danny Garcia

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”

Danny Garcia

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

Danny Garcia

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 »

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

Lamont Peterson

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

Danny Garcia

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

Keith Thurman

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 »

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

Danny Garcia

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 »

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

Danny Garcia

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 »

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

Danny and Angel Garcia

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 »

LAMONT PETERSON, ANTHONY PETERSON AND D’MITRIUS BALLARD WASHINGTON D.C. MEDIA WORKOUT QUOT

Lamont Peterson

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 31, 2014) – The August 9 Barclays Center fight card will have plenty of D.C. flavor with District-natives Lamont Peterson, Anthony Peterson plus Maryland’s D’Mitrius Ballard all appearing in the event. As they prepare for their respective bouts, the three talented boxers held an open media workout in Washington, D.C. on Thursday afternoon. Here is what the ... 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®

Danny and Angel Garcia

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 »

LAMONT PETERSON DAZZLES IN FRONT OF HOMETOWN CROWD TO RETAIN IBF JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Lamont Peterson dazzled in front of his hometown crowd on Saturday night scoring a unanimous decision victory over Dierry Jean to retain his IBF Junior Welterweight World Championship from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C., live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING. Peterson (32-2-1, 16 KO’s) and Jean (25-1, 17 KO’s) kicked off the 2014 boxing calendar with an action-packed aggressive showdown. ... Read More »

AMIR KHAN PREVIEWS LAMONT PETERSON-DIERRY JEAN, LIVE ON BOXNATION

Amir Khan

LONDON (Jan. 24) – BoxNation kicks off its 2014 world title coverage this weekend with an intriguing clash for the IBF World Light-Welterweight title between champion Lamont Peterson and mandatory challenger Dierry Jean from the DC Armory in Washington, USA. The 29 year old Peterson’s story will be familiar to British diehards due to the extensive coverage he received here ... Read More »

LAMONT PETERSON VS. DIERRY JEAN FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 23, 2014) — Just a couple of days away from the first night of the initial SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING event in 2014, below please find what for Peterson vs. Jean trainers, fighters and promoters had to say at the final press conference at Hamilton Live in Washington, D.C. on Thursday: Lamont Peterson, IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion ... Read More »

LAMONT PETERSON, DIERRY JEAN, JERMELL CHARLO AND GABRIEL ROSADO WASHINGTON, D.C. QUOTES

Lamont_Peterson

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 22, 2014) – It may be freezing in our Nation’s Capitol, but the four fighters competing in this Saturday night’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING doubleheader (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) braved the cold to sit down with SHOWTIME® cameras at the DCB Fit Boxing Gym to discuss their upcoming bouts. In Saturday’s main event at ... Read More »

ALL-ACTION PETERSON LOOKS TO BOUNCE BACK AGAINST UNDEFEATED AND ‘VICIOUS’ JEAN IN INTRIGUING IBF WORLD TITLE CLASH LIVE THIS WEEKEND ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (Jan. 22) – Lamont Peterson is adamant he has overcome his devastating knockout loss to Argentine bruiser Lucas Matthysse. The IBF light-welterweight world champion steps back into the ring this weekend, live on BoxNation, when he goes up against the undefeated and big-hitting Dierry Jean at the DC Armory in Washington DC. The bout will be Peterson’s first, following ... Read More »

Dierry Jean prepared to take Lamont Peterson’s crown

OTTAWA, Canada (January 13, 2014) – International Boxing Federation (IBF) No. 1-ranked mandatory challenger, undefeated Dierry “Dougy Style” Jean (25-0, 17 KOs), will become the first Haitian-born light welterweight champion of the world by upsetting defending champion Lamont “Havoc” Peterson (31-2-1, 16 KOs) on Saturday night, January 25, live on SHOWTIME Championship Boxing from The DC Armory in Washington D.C. ... Read More »

LAMONT PETERSON MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES

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LAMONT PETERSON, IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion “I intend to continue to be the champion after my fight on January 25. “I don’t worry about comments from him [Dierry Jean]. At the end of the day he’s got to get in the ring with me. He can say whatever he wants, but he’ll see when he gets in there that ... Read More »