Tag: Danny Garcia
NEW YORK (April 28, 2013) – In a thrilling night of boxing before an excitable crowd of more than 13,000 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Danny “Swift” Garcia won a hard-fought unanimous decision over veteran Brooklynite Zab Judah to retain his WBA Super, WBC and Ring Magazine 140-pound titles. In the co-feature, Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin outworked Fernando Guerrero to retain his WBO Middleweight World Championship via a the seventh round technical knockout.
Garcia and Judah entered the arena with a trail of bad blood stemming from animosity throughout the event promotion. While both fighters started slow in a feeling-out process, Garcia began to gain momentum, visibly hurting Judah for the first time in the fifth. In the eighth round Garcia landed a crisp straight right hand that sent Judah to the canvas. The punch seemed to awaken something within the crafty Judah who turned the fight around in the tenth round. (continue reading…)
Heated Rivals Danny Garcia and Zab Judah Are Kept Apart, But Both Make the Weight, Peter Quillin and Fernando Guerrero Hit Number on Their Second Attempts
World Championship Doubleheader From Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Saturday, April 27, LIVE on SHOWTIME
BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 26, 2013 — Both undefeated Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia and former Two-Division World Champion Zab Judah weighed in separately Friday, and made the weight. Undefeated WBO Middleweight World Champion Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin and challenger Fernando Guerrero weighed in together and both did not.
In what should be a passionately contested main event tomorrow, Saturday, April 27 live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Garcia (25-0, 16 KO’s), of Philadelphia, will defend his WBA Super, WBC and Ring Magazine 140-pound World Championships against the local favorite, Judah (42-7, 29 KO’s), of Brooklyn. (continue reading…)
Official Weigh-In At Barclays Center – 12:30 p.m. ET
*All times are Eastern Time*
Friday, April 26
12:30 p.m. WEIGH-IN DOORS OPEN – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
Location: Barclays Center – Geico Atrium
620 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
1:00 p.m. OFFICIAL WEIGH IN BEGINS (continue reading…)
AMIR KHAN, WBA Super Lightweight Super World Champion
“Training camp has been brilliant. It was a long camp, but we paced it well. We were very professional and smart with the way we did things. It was a 15-week camp and I enjoyed every second of it.
“I did make a lot of mistakes in my last fight [against Lamont Peterson], but it was a wakeup call. I learned a lot from that fight. (continue reading…)
July 9, 2012 –
First of all, I want to say happy Monday to everyone and thank you for taking the time to be on today’s call regarding the Amir Khan and Danny Garcia World Championship Fight. I wanted to get the call turned over to the guys quickly because they’re taken a break from training camp. Just two notes, we have Amir’s media day tomorrow at 2:30 at the Wildcard Gym so everyone in L.A. hopefully we will see you out there, and we will be sending out a full fight week schedule in the next couple days with a full week of activities starting on Tuesday next week so we’re real excited for that.
Now I’d like to turn the call over to the President of Golden Boy Promotions, Oscar de la Hoya. Oscar…