Danny Garcia: The Opponent Don't Matter, It's My Show!

By Bill "Two Scoops" Emes

WBC/WBA junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia (28-0, 16KOs) realizes there is a lot of anger over the selection of Rod Salka (19-3, 3KOs) as the upcoming opponent for the Showtime televised tripleheader on August 9th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn - but he says the opponent doesn't matter because everyone will attend the card to see "the Danny Garcia show."

Garcia says he defeated Salka in the Pennsylvania Golden Gloves in 2006, but doesn't remember much from the fight.

"He's an awkward boxer, not a lot of punching power, but I can't overlook this guy. I feel that I have a lot to prove and come August 9th people are going to see the fire inside of me," Garcia told

"At the end of the day, it's the Danny Garcia show. It don't matter who I'm [going to] fight. It's my show and I'm going to give my fans a great performance. It always happens, when the fans don't know of a guy they shoot the fight down. Every fight is a big fight when Danny Garcia steps in the ring."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Emon723 on 07-05-2014

Whether we like it or not, Danny will remain unbeaten in the next three years, he's being carefully managed, he'd fight Peterson next, and Swift will avoid any fight with Mayweather until Floyd retires and hope Porter or Thurman will…

Comment by JoeMan on 07-04-2014

I would be very annoyed if I'm a Showtime executive. These Haymon fighters are so comfortable fighting nobodies. What a joke.

Comment by buddyguns on 07-04-2014

Talking in third person doesn't make this fight any more compelling. And I might be alone in this thought, but Danny isn't exactly an exciting fighter. My only hope is that I open boxingscene on Aug. 10 and see that…

Comment by Alec900 on 07-04-2014

you know the saying show must go on? well they weren't talking about this show

Comment by mikinoki on 07-04-2014

[QUOTE=badteef;14726409]Hope it bombs.[/QUOTE] it will don't's showtime!

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