Advertisement
Advertisement

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 [email protected] 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

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (105)
Top Headlines Rey Ojeda Shocks Puerto Rico With Retirement Announcement Thurman-Porter Makes Working Weekend Worth The Wrangling Cotto vs. Marquez Negotiations Continue To Play Out Hurd: I Didn’t Want to Force the Stoppage After Dropping Molina Joshua Warns Wilder: Focus on Arreola, I'll Be To America Soon Photos/Weights: Edner Cherry vs Lydell Rhodes, Douglas-Collado 30 Day Weights: Crawford 150.4-Pounds, Postol 145.5-Pounds Bob Arum Details Top Rank's Plans in China Examining the Keith Thurman-Shawn Porter Scorecards Golovkin-Eubank Moves Closer After 'Very Positive' Talks in London Povetkin's Promoter: No Interim-Fight, Wilder Shot By Year's End Thurman-Porter: Highest Barclays Boxing Gate, 2nd Largest Crowd Roach Embraces Pacquiao-Broner: We'd Go For The Knockout! Juan Diaz: Win Over Vazquez Takes Me One Step Closer To Title Terence Crawford Special Debuts on HBO, July 9th Oscar Molina: I'll Come Back From Loss to Jarrett Hurd Froch: If Eubank Faces Golovkin in September - I'd Be Shocked Brook: After Vargas - I Need To Get in There With Keith Thurman! Ivan Baranchyk, Tommy Morrison's Son Win Big in Miami Pablo Cesar Cano-Alfonso Gomez Set For July 15, Gibson is Out Thurman: Porter Isn't Top Two, But He Remains Marquee at 147 Golovkin vs. Eubank: Hearn Aims To Finalize Deal in 48-72 Hours Tommy Langford-Ronny Gabel Set For July 16th in Cardiff Postol, Roach Reflect Back on Knocking Lucas Matthysse Out Frank Warren: Liam Smith Has Very Good Shot To Beat Canelo! Vargas To Kell Brook: I Already Signed, Let's Get This Over With! Thurman Wants To Keep Fighting on Free TV, Not on Pay-Per-View Froch: Golovkin Rejected Terms, I'd Walk Through DeGale in 5 or 6 Casey Ramos Faces Paredes on Top Rank Bill, 7/16 on UniMas Joseph Parker Embraces Anthony Joshua Title Fight For The Fall Mayweather Admits: For The 'Right Price' I Might Come Back! Mikaela Lauren-Klara Svensson Showdown Set For Sept. 10 Mayweather Backs Golden Boy's Decision on Canelo-Golovkin Freddie Roach Feels Albert Pagara Could Be Future World Champ "Fighting Words" - Keith Thurman: Once Upon A "One Time" Golovkin vs. Eubank Deal Hangs in The Balance Over Sky Money Deontay Wilder To Anthony Joshua: Why Wait? Let's Fight Now! Photos: Mayweather Hits BET Awards, Laila Ali Honors Father Video: Peter Quillin Discusses The Future of His Career Thurman: Porter Was Good With Pressure But Wasn't Effective
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement