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.… Read Article
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 … Read Article
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 … Read Article
On May 1, Hialeah Park and Casino hosted ESPN Thursday Night Fights. Those in attendance included both current and former world champions such as Guillermo Rigondeaux, Riddick Bowe, Joel Casamayor, and Sergio Martinez.
NON TELEVISED BOUTS
The fighter who left the biggest impression in the opening bouts was Ahmed Elbiale, fighting out of Miami, FL by way of Cairo Egypt. He faced Steven Chadwick Jr. in a light heavyweight bout scheduled for four rounds. Neither … Read Article
On April 30, 2014, eighteen fighters ranging from Featherweight to Light Heavyweight took center stage at Hialeah Park and Casino to weigh in for ESPN’s Thursday Night Fights.
First to weigh in were Texan Roberto “La Amenaza” Garcia (34-3, 22 KOs) and his scheduled opponent, Dominican Victor “Mermelada” Cayo (32-4, 23 KOs). First, Roberto Garcia played to the crowd a bit, flexing and mugging for cameras. After taking a minute to remove all of his … Read Article
Roberto Garcia Ready to Continue Surprising Career Resurgence This Thursday
Against Victor Cayo
Roberto “La Amenaza” Garcia (34-3, 22 KOs) of Weslaco, Texas, says he’s as ready as he can possibly be for this Thursday’s (May 1, 2014) ESPN Thursday Night Fights-televised 10-round welterweight showdown with Victor “Mermelada” Cayo (32-4, 23 KOs) of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.… Read Article
ESPN will broadcast a special Thursday night edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights, appropriately billed “ESPN Thursday Night Fights,” on ESPN2 May 1, 2014 from Hialeah Park Casino in Hialeah, FL.
ABOUT THE FIGHTS
In the main event of an ESPN co-feature, Texan Roberto “La Amenaza” Garcia (34-3, 22 KOs) is scheduled to fight Dominican Victor “Mermelada” Cayo (32-4, 23 KOs) in a 10-round Jr. Middleweight bout.… Read Article
The media flocked to a conference held today at The Turf Club at Hialeah Park in Hialeah, Florida, to discuss the upcoming “Noche De Combates” boxing event, which will be held at Hialeah Park and televised live on a very special edition of ESPN Thursday Night Fights.… Read Article
Leon Margules and Luis DeCubas of Warriors Boxing and Javier Arce and Armando Garcia Chavez of Miami-based G&A Boxing Promotions proudly announce they have joined forces to sign a trio of promising fighters, James “Buddy” McGirt Jr., Juan Carlos Velasquez and Carlos Ivan Velasquez to co-promotional deals.… Read Article
Texas-based slugger Roberto “La Amenaza” Garcia (34-3, 22 KOs), fresh off an exciting and impressive ESPN-televised victory over Mexico’s Norberto “Demonio” Gonzalez on February 7, says he’s dropping down to his natural weight of 147 lbs to begin campaigning as a welterweight.
33-year-old Garcia, who came into the fight against Gonzalez as a late substitute opponent, revived his career with his controlled, pressuring performance. He has now set his sights on obtaining a title shot … Read Article