RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia says of No. 1-rated Lucas Matthysse, who challenges him on Sept. 14: “If he’s not careful, he’s gonna get hurt.”
Monday night is all right for fighting, according to Golden Boy Promotions and Fox Sports 1 – the new all-sports network that launches on Aug. 17. Golden Boy recently announced a Monday night boxing series that kicks off with a Daniel Jacobs-Giovanni Lorenzo headlined show on Aug. 19 in New York City.
WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin will make his first defense against Fernando Guerrero on the Feb. 9 undercard of a main event featuring RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and Zab Judah.
Gary Russell, Oscar De La Hoya, Andre Ward, Howard Davis and Antonio Tarver are among the former Olympians who reflected on their professional debuts.
Marcus Browne, the light heavyweight representative on the 2012 U.S. Olympic team, and Erroll Spence, the welterweight member of the squad, put the disappointing London Games in behind them as they approach their Showtime-televised pro debuts on Friday.