A Saturday press conference is in the works for smack-talkers Adrien Broner and Paulie Malignaggi.
Watch "Action Heroes" undercard fights LIVE right here
Watch three fights on the Erik Morales-Marcos Maidana undercard right here at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET today (Saturday) free of charge here. The undercard fights will lead into the pay-per-view telecast.
The three fights are: Danny Garcia vs. Nate Campbell (10 rounds, junior welterweights), Gary Russell Jr. vs. Sherali Dostiev (six or eight rounds, featherweights) and Rakhim Chakhkiev vs. Harvey Jolly (four rounds, cruiserweights). Those fights also will be available without charge on many satellite and cable systems.
Garcia (20-0, 14 knockouts) is a fast-rising junior welterweight prospect from Philadelphia. Campbell (33-7-1, 25 KOs) has seen better days but is the type of cagey veteran who could give a young fighter trouble.
Russell (14-0, 9 KOs) is a former U.S. Olympian from Maryland and one of the most-gifted young boxers in the world. The perfect record of Dostiev (8-0, 2 KOs) is in jeopardy.
And Chakhkiev (9-0, 7 KOs) is a promising young cruiserweight who won a gold medal in the 2008 Olympics for Russia. Jolly (11-16-1, 6s), a veteran from Michigan, has faced a remarkable 16 unbeaten fighters in his career.
The Morales-Maidana fight headlines a four-fight pay-per-view show. Also, Robert Guerrero faces Michael Katsidis in a 12-round lightweight fight; James Kirkland takes on Nobuhiro Ishida in an eight-round middleweight bout; and Paullie Malignaggi fights Jose Miguel Cotto in a 10-round welterweight fight.
The pay-per-view portion of the card begins at 6 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. ET.
Tickets for “Action Heroes,” priced at $350, $250, $150, $75, $50 and $25, are on sale now. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com.