Roberto Garcia pounds out unanimous decision win over a lacklustre Omar Chavez

Roberto Garcia - It was a very quiet Saturday night as far as boxing is concerned (the off-season summer period) but there were a couple of fights taking place. One of them produced a mini upset, as in Monterrey, Mexico, middleweight Roberto Garcia pounded out a pretty wide ten round unanimous decision win over his countryman Omar Chavez to capture the vacant WBC Silver 160 pound strap.

It was a very quiet Saturday night as far as boxing is concerned (the off-season summer period) but there were a couple of fights taking place. One of them produced a mini upset, as in Monterrey, Mexico, middleweight Roberto Garcia pounded out a pretty wide ten round unanimous decision win over his countryman Omar Chavez to capture the vacant WBC Silver 160 pound strap.

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Late Change For Errol Spence Jr / Roberto Garcia Pulls Out

He’s one of the brightest prospects in the whole of boxing, yet undefeated American welterweight Errol Spence Jr, who was due to face Roberto Garcia on Saturday’s PBC Porter v Broner under card, is now facing a late change of opponent thanks to Garcia withdrawing from the contest at short notice late Wednesday.

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Welterweights García, Prescott Headline ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

The July 25 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature Welterweights Roberto “La Amenaza” García (35-3, 1 ND, 23 KOs) and Breidis Prescott (27-5, 20 KOs) in the 10-round main event. Friday’s show from the UIC Convention Center in Chicago, will air live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2, broadband Spanish-language ESPN Deportes+ and WatchESPN. ESPN Deportes will air the fights at 10:30 p.m. The card is promoted by Warriors Boxing.

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Warriors Announces Espn Friday Night Fights Tripleheader On Friday, July 25

On Friday, July 25, 2014, Leon Margules (Warriors Boxing), Dominic Pesoli (8 Count Productions), Tony Grygelko (Seconds Out Promotions) and Julio Marines (Marines Promotions) proudly present “Conquerors”, an ESPN Friday Night Fights tripleheader, to be broadcast worldwide, live, from Chicago’s UIC Pavilion.

In the night’s 10-round welterweight main event, red-hot rejuvenated contender Roberto “La Amenaza” Garcia (35-3, 23 KOs) of Weslaco, Texas, will look to continue his hot streak by taking on hard-hitting and dangerous Breidis “Khanqueror” Prescott (27-5, 20 KOs) of Miami, via Barranquilla, Colombia.

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