ORANGE, Calif. (Jan. 23, 2014) – Two-time world title challenger and current No. 1 contender
Juan Carlos Burgos (30-1-2, 20 KOs) of Tijuana, Mexico looks to unseat undefeated WBO Junior Lightweight champion and 2013 Fighter of the Year nominee Mikey Garcia (33-0, 28 KOs) on Saturday, Jan. 25. The fight will be televised live from The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York, on HBO Boxing After Dark® beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT.
The event is promoted by Top Rank, in association with Banner Promotions, Thompson Boxing Promotions, Gary Shaw Productions, Warriors Boxing Promotions, Madison Square Garden and Tecate.
Tickets priced at $200, $100, $50 and $25, are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster charge by phone (866-858-0008), and online at ticketmaster.com and thegarden.com.
Here is what Juan Carlos Burgos had to say at the final press conference at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill from NYC.
“I recognize the challenge I have in front of me, but I have prepared well and I am confident I will get the victory.”
“I am not here to try and see if I can beat Mikey Garcia. I am here to win.”
“I came back to New York to clean the slate and get what is mine, the WBO world title.”
“We have a great game plan in place and its just a matter of executing it and taking advantage of our strengths.”