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Former World Title Challenger Fernando Guerrero to Face Raymond Gatica as the Co-Main Event on Monday, November 11 at Cowboys Dancehall in Golden Boy Live! Return to San Antonio Live on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes

by on Nov.02, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Plus, 2012 U.S. Olympian Terrell Gausha to Be Featured

SAN ANTONIO, TX, October 28, 2013 — One of boxing’s most popular action fighters, former middleweight world title challenger Fernando Guerrero will look to thrill boxing fans on Monday, Nov. 11 when he squares off against Austin’s Raymond Gatica in the 10-round co-main event of FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes’ Golden Boy Live! (10:00 p.m. ET/9:00 p.m. CT/7:00 p.m. PT) at Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio, Texas.

“I’m excited to return to the ring and get back in the title picture,” said Guerrero. “The Texas fans were great to me when I fought there against JC Candelo last year and I promise to give them another show to remember on November 11.” (continue reading…)

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Danny Garcia, Peter Quillin Thrill in Retaining Titles & Khan Wins UD

by on Apr.29, 2013, under Boxing News


Garcia, at right, nails Judah (photo by Tom Casino-Showtime)

Garcia, at right, nails Judah (photo by Tom Casino-Showtime)


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…)

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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

by on Apr.27, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

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…)

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Quotes from Today’s Amir Khan vs. Danny Garcia Final Press Conference

by on Jul.13, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

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…)

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Rising Stars Look to Shine on Amir Khan vs. Danny Garcia Undercard on Saturday Night

by on Jul.12, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases


Plus Stakes Rise For Khan-Garcia As the Ring Magazine World Title Belt Is Now Up For Grabs

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 11, 2012 — With five unbeaten prospects and one of boxing’s most exciting young competitors making up the undercard for Saturday night’s world championship showdown at the Mandalay Bay Events Center between Amir Khan and Danny Garcia, attendees will be treated to a one of the best collections of rising stars seen in one place this year, making it a must see event for all fight fans.

Also, the stakes will be even higher in the main event as with Khan and Garcia now rated numbers one and two respectively by Ring Magazine, their fight will be waged for the prestigious Ring Magazine World Championship in addition to Garcia’s WBC title. (continue reading…)

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