Garcia ordered to face Postol after Peterson bout

09
Feb

Garcia ordered to face Postol after Peterson bout

Although RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia has been approved for a non-title bout on April 11 opposite IBF titleholder Lamont Peterson, he must face WBC mandatory contender Viktor Postol afterward.

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27
Jan

Manager: Viktor Postol could fight on Garcia-Peterson card

Junior welterweight contender Viktor Postol could fight on the undercard of the April 11 143-pound catchweight bout between RING champion Danny Garcia and IBF titleholder Lamont Peterson, according to the unbeaten Ukrainian’s manager Vadim Kornilov.

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19
Jan

Keith Thurman: NBC deal is ‘great for the sport, positive all the way around’

Echoing the sentiments of many a fan and pundit, undefeated welterweight Keith Thurman says Al Haymon’s deal with NBC is a blessing and good for the sport.

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19
Jan

The start of 2015 breathes new life into boxing

With Floyd Mayweather Jr. being so close to signing to face Manny Pacquiao, a new American heavyweight titlist in Deontay Wilder and a free TV deal with NBC, there’s much to be excited about in boxing in 2015.

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16
Jan

Manager: Viktor Postol eyes winner of Garcia-Peterson

Having accepted a step-aside deal in order for RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia to face Lamont Peterson, undefeated Viktor Postol is staking a claim on the winner.

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16
Jan

Danny Garcia: ‘I’m ready to take boxing to another level’

Whether he plans to stick around at junior welterweight or make a gradual transition to welterweight, RING champion Danny Garcia says he’s ready to take boxing to the next level.

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15
Jan

Lamont Peterson to face Danny Garcia ‘at the perfect time’

Though the bout will be held at a catchweight of 143-pounds, IBF junior welterweight titlist Lamont Peterson believes he will face RING champion Danny Garcia at the right time of their careers on April 11.

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15
Jan

Al Haymon’s fighters to undergo random drug testing, brain study

Just when you think boxing on free TV is a great thing, the news gets better: As part of NBC’s ‘Premier Boxing Champions’ series, fighters will undergo stringent drug-testing and brain studies.

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14
Jan

Sugar Ray Leonard: Haymon, NBC put good pressure on HBO, Showtime

Tasked with providing expert commentary for NBC’s new boxing series, ‘Premier Boxing Champions,’ Sugar Ray Leonard believes Al Haymon and the network put ‘good pressure’ on premium cable giants HBO and Showtime.

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14
Jan

Haymon, NBC announce boxing series, Danny Garcia-Lamont Peterson

Al Haymon and NBC announced their new boxing series on Wednesday. The first significant fights of the new series includes a March 7 doubleheader in Las Vegas topped by Robert Guerrero-Keith Thurman and Adrien Broner-John Molina, and an April 11 junior welterweight showdown between RING champ Danny Garcia and IBF beltholder Lamont Peterson.

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