It was going to take a special performance for any of the fighters to separate themselves from the rest of the pack on HBO’s live tripleheader.
Mikey Garcia was well on his way to delivering in spades, before a headbutt left him with a broken nose and forced to accept a technical decision win over Orlando Salido. The win earned the unbeaten Californian a featherweight belt Saturday evening at Madison Square Garden’s The Theatre in New York City.
Scores were 79-70 and 79-69 (twice) in the contest, which was stopped just prior to the start of the ninth round. [Click Here To Read More