Tag: Danny Garcia
By ‘Ice’ John Scully
Former Light Heavyweight Contender and ex-trainer of ‘Bad’ Chad Dawson
Editor’s Note: This report was delayed because Scully had to fly up to Montreal to work with light heavyweight contender Artur Beterbiev.
BROOKLYN, NY — I love going to fights. I don’t care where they are or who is fighting in most cases. For me, attending fights is not just about the boxing matches. It’s more often than not a very simple way to reconnect and stay in touch with friends in the game as we hang out in our element and watch the show together. Fights in the greater New York City area are especially effective in this way as a great many of my boxing connects reside in the Northeast and highly publicized world title fights like Keith Thurman-Danny Garcia on February 4th at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn. They are the perfect type of event to draw them out.
As I drove to New York City this past Saturday for that fight, the closer I got to the arena in Brooklyn, the more filled with anticipation I became. Now I had originally planned to find parking at a no-doubt very expensive lot near the arena, but as luck would have it, a spur of the moment phone call with a longtime friend in the game, Jean Manon, resulted in her directing me to an area within walking distance to the arena that was safe and, just as importantly, free of charge. And as I parked on a particular street within the general area where she directed me to go, I looked at the street sign so that I could write the address down for when the fights were over. And as I caught sight of the address next to where my car was sitting I recognized it instantly as the former home street of a friend in the game, 1984 Olympic Champion Mark Breland. (continue reading…)
SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017 SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING ON CBS PRESENTED BY PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS BARCLAYS CENTER, BROOKLYN, NY
12 ROUNDS – WBC & WBA UNIFICATION WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
Danny Garcia vs. Philadelphia, PA
33-0, 19 KO’s
Keith Thurman Clearwater, FL 27-0, 22 KO’s
Candid ‘Foodie’ Keith Thurman Plans to Feast on Danny Garcia for Welterweight Title Unification Bout March 4th!
By Juan C. Ayllon
Photos by Chris Getty
By Premier Boxing Champions
Saturday, March 4 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn
Primetime Battle Pits Unbeaten Stars in Matchup of
Boxing’s Top Talents
Tickets On Sale Now!
BROOKLYN (January 18, 2017) – The highly anticipated unification showdown between unbeaten welterweight world champions Keith “One Time” Thurman (27-0, 22 KOs) and Danny “Swift” Garcia (33-0, 19 KOs) will headline SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS, presented by Premier Boxing Champions, Saturday, March 4 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The broadcast, which will air live from 9-11 p.m. ET/6-8 p.m. PT, is just the second primetime boxing presentation on the CBS Television Network in nearly 40 years. The first, headlined by a thrilling fight between Thurman and Shawn Porter, was a 2016 Fight of the Year candidate and one of the most watched boxing events of the year. The March 4 broadcast, presented by Premier Boxing Champions, is produced by SHOWTIME Sports® for CBS Television, both divisions of the CBS Corporation. (continue reading…)
Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson, Andy Lee and Peter Quillin – ‘Premier Boxing Champions on NBC’ Media Workout Speak Out!
Photos by Angela Cranford/Barclays Center
BROOKLYN (April 7, 2015) – Fighters competing on Saturday’s Premier Boxing Champions on NBC night of fights participated in a media workout today at Barclays Center in anticipation of their upcoming bouts.
PBC on NBC main event bouts at Barclays Center feature undefeated superstar Danny “Swift” Garcia (29-0, 17 KOs) facing Lamont Peterson (33-2-1, 17 KOs) and the middleweight championship bout between “Irish” Andy Lee (34-2, 24 KOs) and undefeated Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs). The second installment of PBC on NBC begins at 8:30 p.m. ET. (continue reading…)