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Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson and Daniel Jacobs to Headline Golden Boy Promotions’ Return to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center Saturday, August 9 Live on Showtime

by on Jun.25, 2014, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Tickets Go On Sale Friday, June 27, at Noon ET

BROOKLYN, NY, 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 who will face New York’s Edgar “El Chamaco” Santana and Brooklyn’s own Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs will challenge Australia’s Jarrod “Left Jab” Fletcher for the vacant WBA World Middleweight Championship.

“This is my third fight at Barclays Center, and it feels like a second home to me,” said Garcia, the undefeated Philadelphia native. “I’ll be ready for Rod Salka, and I’m going to give my Brooklyn fans another great show.” (continue reading…)

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Quotes for Saturday’s Showtime Fight Bonanza Featuring Danny Garcia, Mauricio Herrera and Company

by on Mar.14, 2014, under Boxing News

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Deontay Wilder hits the heavyweight bag.

Deontay Wilder hits the heavyweight bag.

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico (March 13, 2014) – Unified Super Lightweight World Champion  Danny “Swift” Garcia, Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera, WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight Champion Deontay “Bronx Bomber” Wilder, Malik “King” Scott, Juan Manuel “JuanMa” Lopez, Daniel Ponce de Leon and Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs spoke to the media during an open workout at Amelia Municipal Boxing Gym in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico in advance of their respective fights this Saturday, March 15 bouts at Cloliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, which will air LIVE on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING and SHOWTIME EXTREME.

Below is what the fighters had to say just two days away from fight night: (continue reading…)

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Today: Open-to-Public Press Conference for Danny Garcia vs. Mauricio Herrera

by on Feb.04, 2014, under Boxing News

Unified Super Lightweight World Champ Danny ‘Swift’ Garcia and Mauricio to Announce Upcoming World Title Fight on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez

Live on Showtime

Plus, Juan Manuel Lopez and Daniel Ponce de Leon Announce Their Anticipated Rematch Taking Place Live on SHOWTIME EXTREME®

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4 AT 12:00 P.M. AST

GRAND OPERA SALON AT THE VERDANZA HOTEL IN ISLA VERDE

** OPEN TO THE PUBLIC **

WHO: DANNY GARCIA, Unified Super Lightweight World Champion

MAURICIO HERRERA, Super Lightweight Contender

JUAN MANUEL LOPEZ, WBO International Junior Lightweight Champion

DANIEL PONCE DE LEON, Former WBC Featherweight World Champion (continue reading…)

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World Champions Hopkins and Garcia Team Up To Benefit Philadelphia Community During Thanksgiving Holiday

by on Nov.21, 2013, under Boxing News

PHILADELPHIA’S CHAMPIONS BERNARD HOPKINS AND DANNY GARCIA TO HOST BACK-TO-BACK TURKEY GIVEAWAYS

 

Danny Garcia, at far left, and Bernard Hopkins (second from left) will be handing out turkeys (photo courtesy of www.goldenboypromotions)

Danny Garcia, at far left, and Bernard Hopkins (second from left) will be handing out turkeys (photo courtesy of www.goldenboypromotions)

 

Monday, Nov. 25 at 2:00 p.m. ET – Red Cross House

Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 10:00 a.m. ET – Spring Garden Wash & Lube

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Floyd “Money” Mayweather Is “The One” After Dazzling Performance Against Canelo Alvarez Saturday on SHOWTIME PPV®

by on Sep.15, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Danny “Swift” Garcia Outblasts Lucas “The Machine” Matthysse In Co-Main Event In Front Of Nearly 17,000 Fans At The MGM Grand Garden Arena In Las Vegas

Delayed Broadcast To Air Saturday, Sept. 21 At 9 p.m. ET / PT (Delayed on the West Coast)

LAS VEGAS, NV, September 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 couldn’t solve the puzzle of Floyd Mayweather. Mayweather showcased his signature speed and elusiveness in front of a largely pro-Canelo crowd of 16,746 fans en route to a majority decision (114-114, 116-112, 117-111). (continue reading…)

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