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Garcia-Matthysse Could Go To Staples on September 7

By Rick Reeno

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer has advised BoxingScene.com that his company placed a secondary hold on Los Angeles' Staples Center for the date of September 7th.  If the deal gets finalized, the event would feature an explosive junior welterweight main event between WBC/WBA champion Danny Garcia (26-0, 16KOs) and mandatory challenger Lucas Matthysse (34-2, 32KOs).

The Staples Center was Schaefer's first choice to stage the above referenced September show.

Schaefer was surprised to read a report on BoxingScene, and other outlets, regarding the possibility of Top Rank staging an event, featuring Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., on September 7th at Staples.

When Schaefer spoke to Staples Center officials a month ago, he was advised the venue was unavailable due to a concert. In fact, he was told by AEG last week that September 7 was still unavailable at the venue.

If the concert got canceled or rescheduled, Schaefer indicates that Golden Boy already has hold for September 7th and will likely move forward if the date is indeed available.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 06-03-2013

[quote=thuggery] The Cold War begins. Dan Rafael ‏@danrafaelespn 4m Arum told me today Chavez is moving back from August to Sept. 7 and he said he has a hold on the Staples Center for the date. #boxing Either Schaefer is…

Comment by thuggery on 06-03-2013

The Cold War begins. Dan Rafael ‏@danrafaelespn 4m [B]Arum told me today Chavez is moving back from August to Sept. 7 and he said he has a hold on the Staples Center for the date. #boxing[/B] Either Schaefer is lying…

Comment by tokon on 06-03-2013

[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;13444671]PEDerson vs Judah could be co main event. Staples center sounds dumb ass f*ck... These are east coast guys. Garcia, Judah, PEDerson and Matthysse just fought in AC. They got AC, MSG and DC but instead they go…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 06-03-2013

[quote=revs1227] Quote: Originally Posted by .:: JSFD26 ::. Why would you do that? I'm still hopeful GB comes to their senses about this... Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android my friend lives in dc had him reserve us an aprtment…

Comment by revs1227 on 06-03-2013

[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;13446002]Why would you do that? I'm still hopeful GB comes to their senses about this... [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] my friend lives in dc had him reserve us an aprtment down there in his building

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