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Adrien Broner vs. Lamont Peterson not happening, says Golden Boy

By Dan Ambrose: Former three division world champion Adrien Broner (28-1, 22 KOs) reportedly posted an instagram message today saying that he’ll be facing IBF light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson on October 18th. A lot of boxing fans took Broner to be serious about the post, and they got excited about the fight. But as […]

De La Hoya says he’ll work on Danny Garcia vs. Lamont Peterson fight

"Fans want it, fighters want it, GBP wants it. Getting moving on Garcia/Peterson" — Oscar De La Hoya (@OscarDeLaHoya) August 13, 2014 By Dan Ambrose: Responding to small pockets of interest from boxing fans in a potential unification fight between IBF light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson and WBA/WBC 140 pound champion Danny Garcia, Golden Boy Promotions […]

De La Hoya congratulates Garcia, Peterson and other Golden Boy fighters for last night’s show

congratulations to my Goldenboy team for putting together a great show. As always You shine in Your work. You are GoldenBoy. — Oscar De La Hoya (@OscarDeLaHoya) August 10, 2014 By Allan Fox: Oscar De La Hoya reportedly was unable to attend last night’s fights at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York because of […]

Garcia conqueors Salka; Peterson outclasses Santana

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (August 10, 2014) – Danny “Swift “ Garcia (29-0, 17 KOs) looked sharp with a crushing second-round knockout victory over “Lighting” Rod Salka (19-4, 3 KOs) in the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® main event in front of 7,012 fans Saturday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. (Photo Credit: Amanda Kwok / SHOWTIME) Garcia […]

Purses: Danny Garcia $700K, Salka $125K, Peterson $400K, Santana $75K

(Photo Credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) By Allan Fox: WBA/WBC light welterweight champion Danny Garcia (28-0, 16 KOs) is going to be getting a decent payday for his non-title fight against lightweight Rod Salka (19-3, 3 KOs) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Garcia will be getting $700,000 for the fight, according to Dan Rafael […]

Lamont Peterson: Edgar Santana can fight

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 31, 2014) – The August 9 Barclays Center fight card will have plenty of D.C. flavor with District-natives Lamont Peterson, Anthony Peterson plus Maryland’s D’Mitrius Ballard all appearing in the event. As they prepare for their respective bouts, the three talented boxers held an open media workout in Washington, D.C. on Thursday […]

Lamont Peterson: I know I have to give it my all against Santana

O. De La Hoya Once again, the co-main event, which we’re really excited about as we are with all the fights, Lamont Peterson vs Edgar Santana, which will be 12 rounds for the IBF Junior Welterweight Championship. On the phone now he is from New York City, New York. He is unbeaten in eight of […]

De La Hoya: These matches [Garcia-Salka & Peterson-Santana] were made for a reason

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya did his best this past week in trying to justify the reasoning for the August 9th mismatches on Showtime between WBA/WBC light welterweight champion Danny Garcia (28-0, 16 KOs) and unranked lightweight Rod Salka (19-3, 3 KOs) and IBF welterweight champion Lamont Peterson (32-2-1, […]

Danny Garcia vs. Rod Salka and Lamont Peterson vs. Edgar Santana on 8/9 on Showtime

By Dan Ambrose: In a card filled with mismatches, WBA/WBC light welterweight champion Danny Garcia (28-0, 16 KO’s) will be facing little known lightweight fighter Rod Salka (19-3, 3 KO’s) on August 9th in a Showtime televised fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Why Garcia is being matched against a lightweight instead […]

Garcia-Salka & Peterson-Santana on August 9th at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York

BROOKLYN (June 24, 2014) – Golden Boy Promotions is back at Barclays Center on Saturday, August 9, with a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® tripleheader featuring the sport’s brightest young stars in pivotal world title fights. Boxing on Brooklyn’s biggest stage will be Unified Junior Welterweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia who will meet “Lightning” Rod Salka, […]

Danny Garcia and Lamont Peterson in action on August 9th in separate fights at Barclays Center

By Allan Fox: WBA/WBC light welterweight champion Danny Garcia (28-0, 16 KO’s) and IBF 140 pound champion Lamont Peterson (32-2-1, 16 KO’s) will both be in action in separate bouts on August 9th in a Showtime televised card from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The idea of having Peterson and Garcia on the […]

Lamont Peterson to fight on August 9th on Porter-Brook card at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY

By Allan Fox: IBF light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson (32-2-1, 16 KO’s) will be back in the ring on August 9th to defend his IBF title against an opponent still to be determined on the Shawn Porter vs. Kell Brook card at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Peterson, 30, hasn’t fought since last […]

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