Hank Lundy reunited with his original coach, Charles Ramey, with whom he was 16-0, in preparation for his showdown with Mauricio Herrera on Saturday.
Unbeaten junior welterweight standout Danny Garcia will take on two-division titleholder Paulie Malignaggi on August 1 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, the Premier Boxing Champions announced on Monday. The scheduled 12-round welterweight bout will be televised live on ESPN, with coverage beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
After consecutive bouts fought at a catchweight and not defending the WBC title in over a year, Danny Garcia agreed to relinquish the WBC junior welterweight title, which could now go to the winner of a matchup between mandatory challenger Viktor Postol and Lucas Matthysse.
Former two-weight world titleholder Paulie Malignaggi still has a dragon left to slay and is targeting the European (Boxing Union) welterweight title after being installed as mandatory challenger based on past accomplishments and his Italian heritage.
Danny Garcia is a marketable undefeated slugger from Philly with a Puerto Rican background, a father with a mouth that won’t stop and what appears to be all of the tools to be a major draw. However, there’s something missing from THE RING 140-pound champ’s game that will likely prevent him from becoming an elite boxer or even a player in the welterweight division.
Readers from around the globe share their thoughts on Danny Garcia’s close and controversial decision over Lamont Peterson, the Andy Lee-Peter Quillin draw, Rocky Martinez’s hard-fought decision over Orlando Salido, the Lucas Matthysse-Ruslan Provodnikov fight, mythical matchups and other boxing subjects in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
RingTV’s Bill Emes was on hand to catch Lamont Peterson comments at the post-fight press conference following his close majority decision loss to Danny Garcia at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
RING 140-pound champ Danny Garcia spoke to boxing media about his hard-fought majority decision over Lamont Peterson in their NBC-televised 143-pound catchweigth fight. Garcia talked about Peterson, moving to welterweight, facing Victor Postol and Adrien Broner, among other subjects.
RING/WBA/WBC junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia won a majority decision against Lamont Peterson in a 12-round 143-pound catchweight bout at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Saturday. Garcia says he’ll be leaving the 140-pound division to campaign full time at welterweight.
Controversy grips the Lee-Quillin weigh-in, which now goes ahead as a non-title bout at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday.
Nineteen experts were polled for their picks for the 143-pound catchweight bout this Saturday between RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and IBF titlist Lamont Peterson. Please read on for the results.
It seems like Danny Garcia, who will face Lamont Peterson this Saturday on NBC, is always either favored to lose or criticized for picking on weak opposition, but the junior welterweight champion says it’s simple: he’s just a winner.
This Saturday’s bout between IBF junior welterweight titlist Lamont Peterson and RING, WBC and WBA champion Danny Garcia will be fought at a catchweight of 143 pounds with no belts on the line.
Without a single belt on the line, RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and IBF titlist Lamont Peterson hope to engage in a higher level of performance on April 11 on NBC.
Fans share thoughts on Gennady Golovkin’s middleweight title defense against Martin Murray, the British challenger’s merits, and what should be next for GGG in this week’s Monday mailbag; plus rants on Danny Garcia, Billy Joe Saunders, a Tyson-Frazier mythical matchup, and an email from Dougie’s wife.