The final press conference ahead of the Danny Garcia-Lamont Peterson/Andy Lee-Peter Quillin card on NBC was remarkably subdued, with no smack talk and all parties behaving themselves.
Angel Garcia, the father and trainer of junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia, says his son will not be bothered with boxing tactics from Aug. 9 challenger Rod Salka, who hopes to improve on Mauricio Herrera’s game plan. Garcia says his son will “destroy” Salka.
RingTV caught up with Angel Garcia at the kick-off press conference for his son Danny Garcia’s RING 140-pound title defense against Rod Salka on Aug. 9. Garcia fires back on criticism for the Mauricio Herrera fight, lays down the plan for Salka, and talks about unification bouts with Lamont Peterson and Chris Algieri.
Angel Garcia, the father and trainer of 140-pound champ Danny Garcia, spoke to RingTV’s Bill Emes about his son’s imminent move to 147 and next fight (maybe July in Philadelphia), tough Philly fans, and Mauricio Herrera, who won’t be getting a rematch.
IBF light heavyweight champ Bernard Hopkins spoke to RingTV about his preparation for WBA beltholder Beibut Shumenov, who he faces on April 19 in Washington, D.C., at his training camp in Philadelphia. Hopkins also spoke about the Danny Garcia-Mauricio Herrera fight.
Danny Garcia’s father and trainer Angel Garcia talks about his son’s disappointing performance against Mauricio Herrera, Danny’s possible move to welterweight and the Floyd Mayweather Jr. September sweepstakes.
Danny Garcia and his father/trainer Angel Garcia spoke to the boxing media in Puerto Rico after Danny’s majority decision over Mauricio Herrera. The Garcias also talked about a move to welterweight and a rematch with Amir Khan at 147 pounds.
Puerto Rico has no reigning boxing world titleholders but RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia says he’s “a proud Puerto Rican” in advance of his March 15 defense against Mauricio Herrera. His father, Angel Garcia, repeats that sentiment loudly for all to hear.
Angel Garcia, father and trainer of 140-pound champ Danny Garcia, recently spoke about his son’s March 15 fight with Mauricio Herrera, and gave his unfiltered opinions on Ruslan Provodnikov, Adrien Broner, Amir Khan, and Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Trainer Angel Garcia shared his thoughts on a potential bout between his son Danny Garcia and Floyd Mayweather Jr., at 147 pounds, as well as his son’s RING/WBA/WBC junior welterweight title defense against Mauricio Herrera on March 15.
RING, WBA and WBC junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia told fans at a Tuesday press conference in Isla Verde Carolina, Puerto Rico that “Philadelphia might be my birthplace, but Puerto Rico is my blood.”
Robert Garcia edged out rival Freddie Roach in RingTV.com’s year-end award fan poll for Trainer of the Year. [Editor’s note: this is not THE RING magazine’s official choice for Trainer of the Year. The magazine’s official year-end awards for 2013 will be announced in the March edition.]
Danny Garcia on his imminent rise from 140 to 147 pounds: “I beat the best fighters at 140. What else do you want me to do?”
RingTV’s Alan Massengale reports from Thursday’s Danny Garcia-Lucas Matthysse final press conference at the MGM Grand, where their 140-pound championship bout will support Mayweather-Alvarez on Saturday. Massengale spoke to the champ and his bombastic father/trainer Angel Garcia, Matthysse and Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza.
Danny Garcia on Lucas Matthysse: “I’m going to show the world who the better fighter is. I’m a different kind of animal, and he’s never fought nobody like me before. We’ll see how he reacts when I hit him back.”
RingTV.com polled 34 boxing insiders as to who will win the anticipated junior welterweight showdown between RING champ Danny Garcia and No. 1-rated Lucas Matthysse, which is the co-feature to “The One” pay-per-view event on Saturday. RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia meets RING No. 1-rated 140-pounder Lucas Matthysse on Saturday night.