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Danny Garcia defeats Mauricio Herrera; Deontay Wilder dazzles with first-round knockout over Malik Scott

(Photo credit: Tom Casino/Showtime) BAYAMON, Puerto Rico (March 16, 2014) - Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny "Swift" Garcia (28-0, 16 KOs) defeated Mauricio "El Maestro" Herrera (20-4, 7 KOs) via a majority decision to remain undefeated on Saturday night in front of a sold-out crowd at Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®. Garcia established [...]

Garcia decisions Herrera; Lopez halts De Leon; Wilder destroys Scott

(Photo credit: Tom Casino/Showtime) In a very close fight that was difficult to score, WBA/WBC light welterweight champion Danny Garcia 28-0, 16 KO’s) defeated the hard as nails challenger Mauricio Herrera (20-4, 7 KO's) by a 12 round majority decision tonight at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez, in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. It was not a good performance from Garcia, because he failed to make adjustments [...]

Boxing 411: “Danny Garcia vs. Mauricio Herrera” video preview and pre-fight analysis

Tonight from Bayamon, Puerto Rico, universally recognized Junior Welterweight Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia (27-0, 16 KOs) will defend his titles against 140 pound contender Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera (20-3, 7 KOs) in a twelve round scheduled bout, slated to be broadcast on Showtime Championship Boxing with a start time of 9PM EST/6PM PST. The championship bout could surprise a lot [...]

Garcia 139.75, Herrera 139.25: Weights

WBA light welterweight champion Danny Garcia made weight on Friday for his title defense against Mauricio Herrera on Saturday night in Puerto Rico. Garcia is hoping to impress the Puerto Rican fans, many of which won’t be coming to the fight to see him. They’ll be coming to see the undercard match-up between Juan Manuel Lopez and Daniel Ponce De Leon. Golden Boy Promotions chose Herrera for [...]

LiveStream: Garcia vs. Herrera Weigh-In LIVE on Friday

Friday, March 14 at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT SHOWTIME Sports will offer a live stream of Friday’s official weigh-in for the world championship showdown between Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny Garcia and Mauricio Herrera taking place this Saturday, March 15, live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT) from Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Garcia (27-0, [...]

Garcia, Herrera, Deontay Wilder and Scott quotes

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 themedia during an open workout at Amelia Municipal Boxing Gym in Guaynabo, Puerto [...]

Garcia-Herrera and Wilder-Scott statistics

WBC STATISTICS WBC Super Lightweight World Championship Bayamon, Puerto Rico – Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez March 15, 2014 GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS PRESENTS: GARCIA VS HERRERA DANNY “Swift” GARCIA (United States) WBC Super Lightweight World Champion Age, date of birth: 25 (March 20, 1988) Residence: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Record: [...]

Garcia vs. Herrera: Can Mauricio spoil the Garcia Klan’s homecoming?

This Saturday night from Bayamon, Puerto Rico Danny Garcia faces Mauricio Herrera on Showtime in what will be a homecoming of sorts for the Garcia Klan. The fighting pride of Puerto Rican roots runs deep in the sport of boxing. The once proud and best pound for pound island for producing champions has recently hit a rough patch of fighters to support at the world level. Miguel Cotto will no [...]

Garcia out to keep winning streak as Herrera declares ‘he’s fought better guys for peanuts’ ahead of weekend clash live on Boxnation

Reigning light-welterweight king Danny Garcia believes Mauricio Herrera has no idea what he has gotten himself into when the pair clash this weekend. The 25-year-old Philadelphia native puts his world titles on the line as he goes in against the tricky Herrera in Bayamon, Puerto Rico this Saturday night, live and exclusive on BoxNation. Returning to the homeland of his parents, unbeaten Garcia [...]

Daniel Jacobs, Ed Paredes and Jose Gonzalez added to Garcia-Herrera undercard

LOS ANGELES (March 12, 2014) - As Puerto Rico prepares for a stellar SHOWTIME® doubleheader featuring Danny "Swift" Garcia's unified super lightweight world title defense against Mauricio "El Maestro" Herrera and the heavyweight clash between unbeaten Deontay Wilder and Malik Scott, fans at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon can get ready for even more explosive action as the undercard will feature [...]

Quotes from Danny Garcia vs. Mauricio Herrera final press conference in Puerto Rico

) Danny Garcia, his father/trainer, Angel, and other participants for the big fight card this Saturday, March 15, on SHOWTIME and SHO EXTREME participated in the final press conference Wednesday at Braulio Castillo Theater, Bayamon, Puerto Rico. In Saturday's main event on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT), undefeated Unified Super Lightweight World ChampionGarcia [...]

Danny Garcia eyes future Mayweather showdown if he beats Herrera this Saturday

Unified light-welterweight world champion Danny Garcia is unfazed at being overlooked as Floyd Mayweather’s next opponent. The undefeated 25-year-old knows that victory this Saturday night against Mauricio Herrera, live and exclusive on BoxNation, will herald further calls for him to be the next man to face pound-for-pound king Mayweather. Having blitzed his way past a host of top names [...]