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.
RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia says of No. 1-rated Lucas Matthysse, who challenges him on Sept. 14: “If he’s not careful, he’s gonna get hurt.”
The Sept. 14 Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez fight highlights a huge fall lineup for Golden Boy, with another pay-per-view event to follow on Nov. 9.
THE RING’s No. 1-rated junior welterweight Lucas Matthysse will attempt to score his seventh consecutive knockout against RING champion Danny Garcia. Matthysse says Garcia’s father and trainer, Angel, will have to save his son.
When Angel Garcia, father and trainer of Danny Garcia, watches Floyd Mayweather Sr. and Ruben Gerrero work their sons’ corners on Saturday, he will “watch for who can stay focused, and who can keep their son focused right along with them.”
Danny Garcia had to rely on both his ability and resilience to get past a game Zab Judah and retain his RING and sanctioning-body titles Saturday in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Upon hearing that Zab Judah was a no-show, Danny Garcia lamented not being able to “look into his eyes and to snatch the soul right out of his body.” Judah then showed up, saying he’d been disrespected by being told to wait with his team “in the basement” with “no food, no water.”
Angel Garcia, the father and trainer of Danny Garcia, called Zab Judah “a sissy” who is going to get his “ass whupped” for spoiling his son’s promotional signing event at a Brooklyn sports outlet on Tuesday.
Zab Judah and some of his team and fans crashed a Danny Garcia promotional signing event at Modell’s Sporting Goods in Brooklyn, sparking Garcia’s father-trainer Angel into an outburst. Judah challenge’s Garcia for THE RING 140-pound title on Saturday on Showtime.
Angel Garcia says his son Danny Garcia, THE RING 140-pound champ, has an axe to grind with former titleholder Zab Judah and plans to make the veteran pay when they fight this Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.