Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN (PBC on ESPN) presented by Corona Extra will feature live coverage on ESPN and WatchESPN on Saturday, August 1 from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center of two 12-round fights: a welterweight bout between undefeated Junior Welterweight champion Danny “Swift” García (30-0, 17 KOs) and Brooklyn’s Paulie “Magic Man” Malignaggi (33-6, 7 KOs); and a middleweight bout between Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs (29-1, 26 KOs) and Sergio “Latin Snake” Mora (28-3-2, 9 KOs). … Read Article
Danny Garcia makes his welterweight debut this Saturday against Paulie Malignaggi in New York on the PBC on ESPN card in a non-title fight that has been heavily criticised by many fans as meaningless.
Given Garcia’s recent questionable performances against Mauricio Herrera and Lamont Peterson either side of last years Rod Salka mismatch, many question why he is fighting a light-hitting 34 year old who has been inactive 15 months and is coming off a … Read Article
ROOKLYN (July 28, 2015) – With just days to go until Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN fighters enter the ring for their Saturday, August 1 showdowns at Barclays Center, catch up on what the fighters have been saying in the weeks leading up to fight week.
Saturday’s headlining event is the 147-pound debut of Danny “Swift” Garcia (30-0, 17 KOs) as he takes on two-time world champion out of Brooklyn, Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi … Read Article
Saturday night sees the debut of Danny Garcia at welterweight, when he fights Paulie Malignaggi on the PBC on ESPN card from the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY.
Garcia has come under fire from some quarters for his victories over both Mauricio Herrera and Lamont Peterson either side of last year’s awful Rod Salka mismatch, with some fans on social media renaming the Philly fighter Danny “Gift” Garcia in lieu of him controversially getting the nod … Read Article
He is more comfortable behind the comms mic these days, and hasn’t been in a boxing ring since the four round beatdown in April last year at the hands of Shawn Porter, but Brooklyn’s Paulie Malignaggi returns on August 1st in a 12 round non-title bout against Danny Garcia on a PBC on ESPN card, and has said via fighthubtv that he has the bit back between his teeth again.
Malignaggi was due to box … Read Article
Two of Philadelphia’s top fighters held a media workout Tuesday as Danny “Swift” Garcia (30-0, 17 KOs)and Steve “U.S.S.” Cunningham (28-7, 13 KOs) prepared for their respective Premier Boxing Champions headlining events in August.
Garcia, who was joined by his father and trainer Angel, will be looking for his record fifth main event victory at Barclays Center on Saturday, August 1 when he takes on former world champion, Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi (33-6, 7 … Read Article
A light heavyweight contest between Brooklyn’s own “Notorious” Travis Peterkin (15-0,7 KOs) and fellow undefeated prospect Lenin Castillo (12-0, 7 KOs) highlights a full night of undercard action at Barclays Center on Saturday, August 1.… Read Article
Sugar Shane Mosley thinks former two division world champion Paulie Malignaggi (33-6, 7 KOs) will come out on top in his fight next month against unbeaten Danny Garcia (30-0, 17 KOs) on August 1st at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Garcia, 27, is the favorite to win the fight though based on his superior punching power, youth and the fact that he’s unbeaten. Garcia has beaten some tough fighters recently in Lamont Peterson … Read Article
Thank you very much for joining us for this call for the PBC on ESPN show on August 1 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The show will be live on primetime on ESPN on Saturday, August 1st, with coverage beginning at 9:00 pm ET/6:00 pm PT.… Read Article
Kevin H. (Atlanta, GA): As an Adrien Broner fan, I think his loss to Porter was more of what he didn’t do than what Porter did. How did you rate his performance and where do you think he goes next?
Vivek W. (ESB): I would have to totally disagree. To the contrary, I think what we witnessed last Saturday night had everything to do with what Porter did, more so than what Broner “didn’t do”. … Read Article