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.
Lamont Peterson defended his IBF junior welterweight title with a 10th-round TKO of Edgar Santana on the undercard of the Danny Garcia-Rod Salka fight on Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Santana was never off his feet but was totally outclassed.
RingTV.com’s coverage of tonight’s card at Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn will feature live, round by round updates of IBF junior welterweight titleholder Lamont Peterson vs. Edgar Santana. Follow this link, bookmark and get all the action.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook is a Showtime special of sorts, focusing on each of Saturday night’s six tripleheader participants.
Edgar Santana’s path from the street to Showtime involved a detour through Rikers Island, but he says Saturday’s fight against Lamont Peterson means redemption and he’s not about to let this second chance pass.
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.
If beards are the new training accessory, Lamont Peterson looks ready for his Aug. 9 fight against Edgar Santana. He worked out for the media on Thursday along with his brother, Anthony, and super middleweight prospect D’Mitrius Ballard. Photos by Delane Rouse/Hoganphotos-Golden Boy Promotions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chris Algieri spoke to RingTV’s Bill Emes one week after upsetting Ruslan Provodnikov. The new WBO 140-pound titleholder talked about recovery from his injuries, a rematch with Provodnikov, unification bouts vs. Danny Garcia and Lamont Peterson, dream fights vs. Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr., the VADA program and PEDs in boxing, and other subjects.
RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, IBF 140-pound beltholder Lamont Peterson and middleweight standout Danny Jacobs will return to action on Aug. 9 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya informed RingTV.com on Sunday.
Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and veteran challenger Mauricio Herrera will be present at a Tuesday press conference in Isla Verde Carolina, Puerto Rico for their March 15 clash in Bayamon on Showtime, Golden Boy announced on Sunday.
Showtime’s entertaining Lamont Peterson-Dierry Jean/Jermell Charlo-Gabriel Rosado doubleheader will be replayed on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime Extreme.
Lamont Peterson proved he’s got a lot left in his tank and still a major player in the 140-pound division with his spirited decision victory over Dierry Jean on Saturday. Peterson, the IBF titleholder, would like a shot at RING champ Danny Garcia.
Lamont Peterson rebounded from a KO loss in his last bout and retained his IBF 140-pound title by outworking and outfighting undefeated challenger Dierry Jean to a unanimous decision victory in the main event of a Showtime Championship Boxing telecast from Washington, D.C., on Saturday.
Lamont Peterson is no stranger to comeback attempts. The IBF junior welterweight champion begins another one when he fights Dierry Jean on Saturday.