Golden Boy Promotions held a Barclays Center press conference to announce the upcoming August 9th event at the venue. The event features Danny Garcia vs Rod Salka, Lamont Peterson vs Edgar Santana, Daniel Jacobs vs Jarrod Fletcher, Sadam Ali and more. The events World Championship fights will be broadcast on Showtime.
We spoke to Michael Farenas (39-4-4 31KO) after his 8th round TKO of Mark Davis (18-1 5KO). Farenas lived up to his nick name of “Hammer Hands” in dealing Davis his first loss as a pro. The fight took place at Foxwoods and was seen on ESPN as part of SMS Promotions “50 Cent’s Birthday Party Event“.
Danny Garcia (28-0 16KO) spoke to us at the press conference announcing his upcoming fight versus Rod Salka (19-3 3KO). Garcia comes out the box talking about how he needs to win this fight impressively due to his last fights outcome. He confesses to his ego getting inflated after his victory over Lucas Matthysse and says he’s overcome that. Reaction to him fighting Salka have been negative due to Salka not being ranked in the top 15 in any federation and being virtually unknown compared to his current level of competition. WBC is not allowing their belt to be on the line because they didn’t approve of the opponent. The fight between Garcia and Salka takes place at the Barclays Center on August 9th and will be broadcast on Showtime.
Danny Garcia (28-0 16KO) and Rod Salka (19-3 3KO) gathered at the Barclays Center to have a press conference announcing their August 9th fight. The two had the ceremonial first Face Off at the Oscar De La Hoya hosted event. The fight takes place August 9th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and will be broadcast on Showtime.
We spoke to Oscar De La Hoya at the Barclays Center Press Conference announcing the Danny Garcia vs Rod Salka fight on August 9th. Oscar speaks about the upcoming Mayweather vs Maidana rematch, overcoming his addictions in rehab and Golden Boys future and their scouting process. He also gives his thoughts on Polish fighters.