Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight world champion and 2013 Fighter of the Year nominee MIKEY GARCIA (33-0, 28 KOs), of Oxnard, Calif., and two-time world title challenger and current No. 1 contender JUAN CARLOS BURGOS (30-1-2, 20 KOs), of Tijuana, México, will meet for the last time without their gloves at their Official Weigh-In, Friday, January 24., in the Lobby of The Theater at Madison Square Garden. The weigh-ins will begin at 3:00 PM ET and Main Event fighters will step on the scale at 3:15 P.M. ET.
The Garcia – Burgos world junior lightweight title fight takes place on Saturday, January 25 and 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 telecast will open with a 10-round battle between undefeated heavyweight contenders Bryant Jennings and Artur Szpilka.
Off-Televised bouts will include New York favorite “Irish” Seanie Monaghan and Two-Time Puerto Rico Olympian Felix Verdejo.
The Garcia – Burgos world championship event will be promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Banner Promotions, Thompson Boxing Promotions, Gary Shaw Productions, Warriors Boxing Promotions, Madison Square Garden and Tecate. Remaining tickets, priced at $200, $100, $50 and $25, can be purchased at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster charge by phone (866-858-0008), and online at www.ticketmaster.com and www.thegarden.com.