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.read more
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.read more
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.”read more
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.]read more
If Danny Garcia’s next fight is not a defense of his RING, WBA and WBC 140-pound belts, it will likely be a non-title catchweight bout designed to facilitate a rise into the 147-pound division, according to his father and trainer Angel Garcia.read more
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?”read more
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.”read more
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.read more
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