Danny Jacobs: “I want to be a part of organizations where cancer is a process of recovery, because everyone can relate to cancer.”
RingTV’s Bill Emes spoke to Danny Garcia after the undefeated 24-year-old Philadelphian iced Erik Morales in the fourth round of their rematch. THE RING 140-pound champ talked about Floyd Mayweather and Lucas Matthysse.
WBA welterweight titleholder Paul Malignaggi, new WBO middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin, Hassan N’Dam, and Daniel Jacobs all spoke from the heart during the post-fight press conference for the inaugural boxing show at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
A once-paralyzed, former cancer patient, Danny Jacobs was ecstatic in victory: “No moment has ever been greater than right now. This moment means the world to me. They told me that I would never walk or box again, and I proved everybody wrong.”
WBA “regular” junior middleweight beltholder Austin Trout and retired refereee Joe Cortez will be among those on the crew calling Saturday night’s quadruple-header for Showtime.
Trainer Eric Brown will work the corners of both Paulie Malignaggi and Peter Quillin in separate bouts on Saturday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Danny Garcia will defend his RING junior welterweight belt against Erik Morales after his father and trainer, Angel Garcia, said initially that Morales’ positive drug test would prevent that from happening. A third test of Morales “came back negative,” according to Garcia.
Showtime Sports recaps the Danny Garcia-Erik Morales II weighin. Watch as Devon Alexander, Randall Bailey, Hassan N’Dam, Peter Quillin, Paul Malignaggi, and Pablo Cesar Cano hit the scales, then watch the four title bouts live from Brooklyn on Saturday, 8 p.m. ET/PT.
Danny Garcia, Erik Morales, Paul Malignaggi, Pablo Cesar Cano, Hassan N’Dam, Peter Quillen, Randall Bailey, Devon Alexnader and the undercard fighters of tomorrow’s Showtime-televised quadrupleheader from Brooklyn, N.Y., all weighed in at an eventful weighinon Friday.
Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya would like to deliver on Saul Alvarez’s request to face either Miguel Cotto, Sergio Martinez or Floyd Mayweather on May 4.
Oscar De La Hoya introduces the stacked undercard of the Danny Garcia-Erik Morales II, including Hassan N’Jikam, Peter Quillin, Randall Bailey, Devon Alexander, Daniel Jacobs, Luis Collazo, Dmitriy Salita and Eddie Gomez.
Angel Garcia, father/trainer of RING 140-pound champ Danny Garcia, tells RingTV”s Bill Emes why he went off at Erik Morales’ father at the final press conference for the Garcia-Morales rematch on Oct. 20. “They know what they did,” Garcia said.
Testing by the United Staes Anti-Doping Agency has discovered “irregularities” in the A sample of four-division titlewinner Erik Morales in advance of Saturday night’s rematch with Danny Garcia.