RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia made short work of Rod Salka, dropping the undersized underdog three times in Round 2 of a non-title bout on Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Garcia laid Salka out flat on his back with the third knockdown, ending the fight at 2:31 of the round.
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RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia weighed in at 141.75 pounds for his non-title bout against Rod Salka, who weighed 141 at Friday’s official weigh-in held outside of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., the site of their Showtime-televised main event on Saturday.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook is a Showtime special of sorts, focusing on each of Saturday night’s six tripleheader participants.
RingTV’s Bill Emes visited Rod Salka’s private camp an hour south of Pittsburgh to talk to the underdog about his training, his unexpected Aug. 9 shot at junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia and the backlash to the fight. Video includes training footage.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the official weights for tonight’s edition of “Friday Night Fights,” notable underdog victories and much more.
RING 140-pound champ Danny Garcia says he is “more energized” as a result the 142-pound catchweight for his Aug. 9 non-title fight with Rod Salka. Garcia, as well as Lamont Peterson, who fights in the co-feature, spoke to media during a Wednesday conference call.
Former IBF lightweight titleholder Paul Spadafora discusses his eight-round decision over Hector Velasquez in Pittsburgh, Pa., on July 11. The once-beaten veteran (49-1-1) also talks about how he plans to help Rod Salka upset Danny Garcia on Aug 9.
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.
Rod Salka talked about his Aug. 9 challenge to junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia after the kick-off press conference at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, the site of the Showtime-televised main event. Salka isn’t bothered by critics, who pooh-pooh the matchup and his chances.
Despite being the favorites going into their respective fights on August 9, RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson and Danny Jacobs have been warned that their opponents are dangerous – because they’re underdogs.
Oscar De La Hoya defended the Aug. 9 Showtime tripleheader topped by Danny Garcia’s junior welterweight title defense vs. Rod Salka at the kick-off press conference for the Barclays Center event in Brooklyn, N.Y., and reminds fans not to count the underdogs out.
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.
Danny Garcia spoke to RingTV’s Bill Emes at the kick-off press conference for his junior welterweight title defense against Rod Salka on Aug. 9. “The fans are going to see the fire in me,” said Garcia, who admitted that he had an off-night vs. Mauricio Herrera in his last fight.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn more details on the tentative welterweight title clash between IBF titleholder Shawn Porter and mandatory challenger Kell Brook.
The opponents for the Aug. 9 Showtime tripleheader from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center featuring Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson and Daniel Jacobs were officially announced on Tuesday. Garcia defends his 140-pound championship against Rod Salka, Peterson faces Edgar Santana, and Jacobs takes on Jarrod Fletcher.