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Garcia vs. Burgos

Mikey Garcia Lacks Charisma

Miguel Angel "Mikey" Garcia 34-0-0 (KO 28) once again displayed excellent skills Saturday at MSG Theater when he dominated Juan Carlos Burgos 30-1-2 (KO 20) over twelve rounds to capture the WBO super featherweight. Burgos shook up Mikey once with a short left hook, causing Mikey's legs to buckle, but he quickly regained control. Mikey was surprised more than he was hurt. Later he returned the favor [...]

Garcia decisions Burgos; Jennings defeats Szpilka

WBO super featherweight champion Mikey Garcia (34-0, 28 KO's) failed to impress on Saturday night in defeating Juan Carlos Burgos (30-2-2, 20 KO's) by a 12 round unanimous decision at the Madison Square Garden Theater, in New York, New York, USA. The judges had the fight scored at 118-110, 118-110, 119-109. Burgos hurt Mikey in the 2nd round with a left, and if he had a little more power and time left [...]

Garcia vs. Burgos Live Weigh-In Today at 3:00 p.m. ET

Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight world champion and 2013 Fighter of the Year nominee MIKEY GARCIA (33-0, 28 KOs), of Oxnard, Calif., and two-time world title challenger and current No. 1 contender JUAN CARLOS BURGOS (30-1-2, 20 KOs), of Tijuana, México, will meet for the last time without their gloves at their Official Weigh-In, Friday, January 24., in the Lobby of [...]

Garcia vs. Burgos: Is Burgos just a stepping stone for Mikey’s big plans for 2014?

Fresh off a banner year for boxing in 2013 this Friday and Saturday will be the busiest fight weekend so far for 2014. And since the rematch between Jhonny Gonzalez and Abner Mares is postponed due to injury this will also be the last major network (not HBO2 Macua) championship fight card until March, when the boxing year will really heat up. Normally one of the major network premium channels will [...]

Garcia-Burgos News Conference Quotes

ORANGE, Calif. (Jan. 23, 2014) - Two-time world title challenger and current No. 1 contender Juan Carlos Burgos (30-1-2, 20 KOs) of Tijuana, Mexico looks to unseat undefeated WBO Junior Lightweight champion and 2013 Fighter of the Year nominee Mikey Garcia (33-0, 28 KOs) on Saturday, Jan. 25. The fight will be televised live from The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York, on HBO Boxing After [...]

Garcia-Burgos Media Workout Quotes

(Photo credit: Top Rank) ORANGE, Calif. (Jan. 21, 2014) - Two-time world title challenger and current No. 1 contender Juan Carlos Burgos (30-1-2, 20 KOs) of Tijuana, Mexico looks to unseat undefeated WBO Junior Lightweight champion and 2013 Fighter of the Year nominee Mikey Garcia (33-0, 28 KOs) on Saturday, Jan. 25. The fight will be televised live from The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New [...]

Left-Hook Lounge Radio (Live at 9ET/6PT)

Don't forget to check out tonight's live broadcast of Left-Hook Lounge Radio as EastSideBoxing's resident scribe, Vivek "Vito" Wallace joins up with video phenom Andre Gant, and Latino Boxing correspondent, Francisco Guzman. On the table tonight is a look back at last weekends Pascal vs Bute card, as well as this weekends cards on HBO (Garcia vs Burgos) and Showtimes (Peterson vs Jean and Charlo [...]

WBO Announces Officials: Garcia-Burgos and Huck-Arslan II

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO), by president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today the referees and judges who will work this Saturday, January 25, in the world title defenses of champions Miguel Angel “Mikey” Garcia and Marco Huck, to be held in United States and Germany, respectively. At the Madison Square Garden Theater in New York, USA, the WBO junior lightweight [...]

Mikey Garcia – Juan Carlos Burgos Interview Transcript

Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight champion and 2013 Fighter of the Year nominee MIKEY GARCIA (33-0, 28 KOs), of Oxnard, Calif., and two-time world title challenger and current No. 1 contender JUAN CARLOS BURGOS (30-1-2, 20 KOs), of Tijuana, México, hosted an international Media Conference Call from their respective training camps on Tuesday. Garcia and Burgos are in the [...]

Mikey Garcia says he’s willing to fight Yuriorkis Gamboa

WBO super featherweight champion Mikey Garcia (33-0, 28 KO's) says he's willing to fight WBA interim lightweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (23-0, 16 KO's) in the near future. Garcia wants Gamboa's promoter 50 Cent to contact his promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank to make the fight happen. HBO would definitely like to put that fight on their network, because they expressed interest in that fight in the past. Instead [...]

THIS FRIDAY! Tix to Mikey Garcia vs. Juan Carlos Burgos at The Garden Go On Sale – Noon ET

NEW YORK (December 16, 2013) -- Undefeated two-division world champion and Ventura County Police and Sheriff's Reserve Officer Academy graduate MIKEY GARCIA returns to the stage where he won his first world title 12 months earlier -- The Theater at Madison Square Garden -- only this time he'll be defending his second world championship belt in as many weight classes. Garcia will put his World Boxing [...]