Garcia, Salka, Lamont Peterson Interview Transcript

Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson, Rod Salka - The fight we’ll be talking about now is Daniel Jacobs vs Jarrod Fletcher.  That will be a 12-rounder for the WBA Middleweight World Title.  This event is coming from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, promoted by Golden Boy Promotions.  We are happy to be in association with DiBella Entertainment.  We are also happy to announce that Daniel Jacobs vs Jarrod Fletcher is being promoted in association with Greg Cohen Promotions.

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 World Championship.

The fight we’ll be talking about now is Daniel Jacobs vs Jarrod Fletcher. That will be a 12-rounder for the WBA Middleweight World Title. This event is coming from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, promoted by Golden Boy Promotions. We are happy to be in association with DiBella Entertainment. We are also happy to announce that Daniel Jacobs vs Jarrod Fletcher is being promoted in association with Greg Cohen Promotions.

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Broner, Matthysse & Berto Featured Sept. 6 On SHOWTIME In Cincinnati

Adrien Broner, Andre Berto, Lucas Matthysse - LOS ANGELES (July 31, 2014) –Former three-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner will return to his hometown arena following a two-year absence to headline a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® event on Saturday, Sept. 6 at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio.

LOS ANGELES (July 31, 2014) –Former three-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner will return to his hometown arena following a two-year absence to headline a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® event on Saturday, Sept. 6 at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Broner will face talented young prospect Emmanuel “Tranzformer” Taylor in a 12-round super lightweight bout. In the co-main event, scheduled for 10 rounds in the same weight class, Argentine powerhouse Lucas “La Máquina” Matthysse will attempt to continue his road back to the top of the 140-pound division when he meets unbeaten Mexican slugger Roberto Ortiz.

In the opening bout of the live SHOWTIME telecast (9:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. PT) former two-time world welterweight champion Andre Berto (28-3, 22 KO’s) will return to the ring after a one-year layoff and shoulder surgery against an opponent to be determined.

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Sadam Ali, Anthony Peterson, Marcus Browne back in action on Aug 9

Brooklyn, New York (July 31) – Before the SHOWTIME tripleheader featuring Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia taking on “Lightning” Rod Salka plus two world championship fights on Saturday, Aug. 9 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY will be host to a stacked lineup of undercard bouts featuring top East Coast prospects as well as the WBO Intercontinental Welterweight Championship title defense by Sadam “World Kid” Ali against Jeremy Bryan.

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Lamont Peterson, Anthony Peterson And Ballard Media Workout Quotes

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 31, 2014) – The August 9 Barclays Center fight card will have plenty of D.C. flavor with District-natives Lamont Peterson, Anthony Peterson plus Maryland’s D’Mitrius Ballard all appearing in the event.

As they prepare for their respective bouts, the three talented boxers held an open media workout in Washington, D.C. on Thursday afternoon. Here is what the participants had to say:

LAMONT PETERSON, IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion

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Kovalev-Caparello Final Press Conference Quotes

Sergey Kovalev - ATLANTC CITY - The final press conference was held today for the August 2 title fight between Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev, 24-0-1, 22 KO's and Blake "Il Capo" Caparello, 19-0-1, 6 KO's. Kovalev is putting his WBO Light Heavyweight belt on the line at Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. The 12-round fight will be the second fight in an HBO Boxing After Dark triple header presentaton this Saturday night. The HBO telecast begins at 9:45pm ET/PT.

ATLANTC CITY – The final press conference was held today for the August 2 title fight between Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev, 24-0-1, 22 KO’s and Blake “Il Capo” Caparello, 19-0-1, 6 KO’s. Kovalev is putting his WBO Light Heavyweight belt on the line at Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. The 12-round fight will be the second fight in an HBO Boxing After Dark triple header presentaton this Saturday night. The HBO telecast begins at 9:45pm ET/PT.

Johannesburg, South Africa’s Isaac Chilemba, 22-2-2, 9 KO’s, will square off against Cory Cummings, 17-6-1, 13 KO’s of Newark, NJ in a 10-round light heavyweight co-feature bout that will not be shown on HBO but will inernationally televised.

Here’s what was said at today’s final press conference.

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Manuel Avila vs Sergio Frias On Aug 22

FAIRFIELD, CALIF. (July 31) – For the first time in two years, top junior featherweight prospect Manuel “Tino” Avila will compete in his hometown of Fairfield, Calif. at the Allan Witt Sports Center and puts his undefeated record on the line in the FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes’ Golden Boy Live! main event against Mexico’s Sergio “Finito” Frias on Friday, August 22.

In the co-main event, it’s an eight-round heavyweight showdown when unbeaten Gerald “El Gallo”Washington faces veteran standout Nagy Aguilera. In the eight-round televised opener, featherweights Guy Robb of Sacramento, Calif. and Jonathan Arrellano of Ontario, Canada will square off.

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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, Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia will face the hungry “Lightning” Rod Salka in a 10-round welterweight bout. In the co-feature, IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion Lamont Peterson will risk his title against veteran contender Edgar Santana in a 12-round match. In the opening fight of the telecast, Brooklyn’s own Daniel Jacobs will take on once-beaten Australian Jarrod Fletcher for the vacant WBA Middleweight World Title.

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Harley Davidson San Diego to hold “Path to Glory SD Style” Aug. 16

July 31, 2014) – Thompson Boxing Promotions promotes its first show in San Diego with an action-packed “Path to Glory SD Style” line up highlighted by two of the city’s most popular boxers: undefeated junior welterweight prospect Giovani Santillan (13-0, 7 KOs) and the veteran super bantamweight Christopher Martin (27-3-3, 9 KOs). The seven-bout card takes place on Saturday, Aug. 16, from the Harley Davidson San Diego, the largest Harley Davidson dealership in the U.S.

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