Mauricio Herrera is even more convinced that he deserved the nod over 140-pound champ Danny Garcia after viewing the fight during the past two days. Herrera wants a rematch, but if Garcia isn’t interested he says he’s willing to fight Lucas Matthysse.
Mauricio Herrera rates the best 140-pound fighters he’s faced: Danny Garcia, Ruslan Provodnikov, Mike Alvarado, and Karim Mayfield; and calls for rematches with Garcia and Provodnikov.
WBO 140-pound beltholder Ruslan Provodnikov said Mauricio Herrera “exposed” Danny Garcia by giving THE RING champ a tough fight in losing a controversial majority decision on Saturday in Puerto Rico.
RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia’s majority decision over Mauricio Herrera on Saturday generated a peak audience of 1.1 million viewers, Showtime announced on Tuesday.
Junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia spoke about his tough majority decision win over Mauricio Herrera, a move to the welterweight division and the September Floyd Mayweather Jr. sweepstakes. “I’m only going to learn from each fight,” Garcia said.
Mauricio Herrera told the boxing media in Puerto Rico that he should have won his challenge to junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia. “I expected a tougher fight but he wasn’t hard to figure out,” Herrera said.
Danny Garcia and his father/trainer Angel Garcia spoke to the boxing media in Puerto Rico after Danny’s majority decision over Mauricio Herrera. The Garcias also talked about a move to welterweight and a rematch with Amir Khan at 147 pounds.
Danny Garcia had to fight tooth and nail, but he managed to pull out a majority decision against rugged Mauricio Herrera to retain THE RING, WBC and WBA 140-pound belts before a vocal and partisan crowd in Bayamon, Puerto Rico on Saturday.
Undefeated junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia kept his RING, WBA and WBC titles with a majority decision over crafty and spirited challenger Mauricio Herrera on Saturday in Bayamon, Puerto Rico,
RingTV.com will do live round-by-round updates of tonight’s junior welterweight championship bout between champ Danny Garcia and challenger Mauricio Herrera on Showtime from the historic Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.
Danny Garcia, Mauricio Herrera, Juanma Lopez, Daniel Ponce de Leon, Deontay Wilder, Malik Scott, and a paper bag weigh in for Saturday’s card in Puerto Rico. Photos by Tom Casino/Showtime.
Danny Garcia and Mauricio Herrera exchanged heated words during the staredown that followed Friday’s weigh-in for their 140-pound championship on Saturday on Showtime.
Mauricio Herrera is a big underdog against 140-pound champ Danny Garcia, who he fights on Saturday. He was the underdog when he beat Ruslan Provodnikov and when he lost to Mike Alvarado and Karim Mayfield but he says those fights will help him upset Garcia.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer rates Danny Garcia as boxing’s third-best fighter behind pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Andre Ward, and Garcia agrees.
RING, WBA and WBC junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia vowed to deliver “another epic performance” on March 15 against the rugged Mauricio Herrera, who doesn’t “see Danny Garcia as any different than anyone else.”
Puerto Rico has no reigning boxing world titleholders but RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia says he’s “a proud Puerto Rican” in advance of his March 15 defense against Mauricio Herrera. His father, Angel Garcia, repeats that sentiment loudly for all to hear.