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Garcia destroys Salka; Peterson halts Santana; Jacobs stops Fletcher

(Photo Credit: Amanda Kwok / SHOWTIME) In a Showtime card filled with sickening mismatches in the televised portion of the card, the much bigger, stronger and more talented IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Danny Garcia (29-0, 17 KOs) showed how it's done in crushing the little unranked 2nd tier lightweight that his adviser Al Haymon scheduled for him to fight in Rod Salka (19-4, 3 KOs) in the 2nd [...]

Garcia vs. Salka tonight on Showtime

(Photo Credit: Amanda Kwok / SHOWTIME) WBA/WBC light welterweight champion Danny Garcia (28-0, 16 KOs) will be meeting Rod Salka (19-3, 3 KOs) tonight on Showtime from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. While Garcia has received a lot of negative comments by fans for fighting a lightweight in Salka instead of a highly ranked light welterweight, Stephen Espinoza of Showtime Sports, vouches [...]

Danny Garcia vs. Rod Salka Weigh-In Live Stream Today At 2 p.m. ET

With just days to go until their respective bouts, fighters on the "Danny Garcia vs. Rod Salka" fight card hosted a final press conference Thursday at Barclays Center before they fight this Saturday, August 9. Main event fighters Danny "Swift" Garcia and "Lightning" Rod Salka were joined by fellow SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® participants Lamont Peterson, Edgar "El Camacho" Santana, Daniel [...]

Garcia Eyes Peterson World Title Unification But Must First Pass Salka Test

LONDON (Aug 8) - Light welterweight kingpin Danny Garcia is hoping to set up a unification clash with IBF champion Lamont Peterson later this year. The reigning WBC, WBA and Ring Magazine world champion takes on Rod Salka this Saturday night, live on BoxNation, and aims to come through the challenge unscathed so he can set up a mouth-watering showdown with Peterson. The Washington native [...]

Danny Garcia vs. Rod Salka media quotes

BROOKLYN (Aug. 6, 2014) - Fight week is heating up as Danny "Swift" Garcia, "Lightning" Rod Salka, Lamont Peterson, Edgar "El Camacho" Santana, Daniel "Miracle Man" Jacobs, Jarrod "Left Jab" Fletcher and undercard fighters hosted a media workout at Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn, N.Y., today as they prepare for their bouts this Saturday, Aug. 9 at Barclays Center live on SHOWTIME®. The fighters [...]

Garcia, Salka, Lamont Peterson Interview Transcript

Oscar De La Hoya Thank you very much, Kelly. Yes, we are very excited. We are getting closer to the great night of fights that we will be having at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. As you know the main event is Danny Garcia vs Rod Salka, which will be a 10-round Welterweight fight. The co-main event, Lamont Peterson vs Edgar Santana will be a 12-round for Peterson’s IBF Junior Welterweight [...]

Rod Salka, Edgar Santana & Jarrod Fletcher Relish Chance To Shock The World On Aug. 9 At Barclays Center

BROOKLYN (July 31, 2014) – Rod Salka, Edgar Santana and Jarrod Fletcher are all, understandably, being referred to as underdogs heading into their respective fights Saturday, Aug. 9 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. But the overlooked fighters are all relishing in their opportunity to pull off the upset and shock the world, live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®. In the main event on SHOWTIME, [...]

Video – Garcia vs. Salka: Barclays Center Press Conference Feature

http://youtu.be/gDE9VU07MKc BROOKLYN (July 28, 2014) - With fight night less than two weeks away, the challengers on the Saturday, August 9 card at Barclays Center, "Lightning" Rod Salka, Edgar "El Chamaco" Santana and Jarrod Fletcher are preparing hard to shock the world and give the fight fans a great show. In this must-watch video linked below, hear Danny "Swift" Garcia, Lamont Peterson [...]

Danny Garcia needs to make a statement against Rod Salka

It was not long ago when I started hearing about an up-and-coming 140-pound boxer from Philadelphia named Danny "Swift" García. I first saw him against veteran Kendall Holt in a PPV undercard I can't remember. That day I thought he was not the most gifted boxer but he had the right attitude, a winning attitude. [...]

Garcia vs. Salka press conference

BROOKLYN, NY (July 2, 2014) – Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia and his challenger “Lightning” Rod Salka met at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY today to officially announce the card they headline, a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING tripleheader on Saturday, Aug. 9. Oscar De La Hoya hosted the proceedings that included Lamont Peterson, Edgar Santana and Daniel [...]

Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson & Daniel Jacobs To Headline SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Tripleheader On Saturday, August 9 At Barclays Center

BROOKLYN (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 [...]