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Where Was the Protest? Garcia-Salka Draws 808k Viewers

For all of the complaining that was done by fans and media alike regarding Showtime’s August 9 tripleheader from Brooklyn, the ratings hardly suggest a mass protest. Ratings were hardly spectacular...Read More

Rod Salka Admits: I Didn't Expect To Lose Like That

Rod Salka (19-4, 3KOs) knew WBC/WBA junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia would be the bigger and the stronger man last Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Moving up from 135-pou...Read More

Fighting Words - Garcia-Salka: Bloodletting in Brooklyn

by David P. Greisman - The mismatch is neither new nor uncommon. Records have to be built so fighters seem impressive enough to draw interest. Prospects need to be built so that they can learn small b...Read More

Angel Garcia: Felt Bad For Salka, Towel Was Needed

Angel Garcia, father and trainer of WBC/WBA junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, said he felt after Rod Salka got flattened in the second round last Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Broo...Read More

SHO's Espinoza Feels Good About Garcia-Salka Triple

Stephen Espinoza, head of Showtime Sports, has no regrets over Saturday's televised tripleheader from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. It was certainly a night where the huge underdogs w...Read More

Angel Garcia Rips WBC/WBA For Playing Dirty With Danny

Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York - Angel Garcia, father and trainer of WBC/WBA junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, is furious with both of the sanctioning bodies that his son represents. ...Read More

Golden Boy VP Seeks to Justify Garcia-Salka Mismatch

Golden Boy Promotions Vice President Eric Gomez stood behind Danny Garcia, both literally and figuratively, cutting in as reporters questioned Garcia following the 140-pound champion’s easy and brutal...Read More

Photos: Danny Garcia With Brutal Knockout of Salka

Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York - In a non-title catch-weight fight at 142-pounds, WBA/WBC junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia (29-0, 17KOs) demolished Rod Salka (19-4, 3KOs) in two rounds. ...Read More

Video: A. Garcia Breaks Down The Salka Win, More

Bill "Two Scoops" Emes catches up with Angel Garcia, father/trainer of WBC/WBA junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, to discuss the knockout victory over Rod Salka at the Barclays Center in Brook...Read More

Video: Danny Garcia on Salka KO Win, What's Next

Bill "Two Scoops" Emes catches up with WBC/WBA junior welterweight Danny Garcia to discuss his Showtime televised knockout victory over Rod Salka at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, what he felt about...Read More

Video: Rod Salka Exclusive Locker Room Interview

Bill "Two Scoops" Emes catches up with lightweight contender Rod Salka to discuss his brutal knockout loss to WBC/WBA junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, which took place at a catch-weight of 1...Read More

Danny Garcia With Vicious KO of Salka in Two Rounds

By Thomas Gerbasi - BROOKLYN, NY - No one can say it wasn't expected, but in Saturday's Showtime main event at Barclays Center, unified 140-pound champion Danny Garcia halted unheralded Rod Salka in t...Read More

Salka: Never Thought I'd Be in This Spot - But Here I Am!

"Lightning" Rod Salka (19-3, 3KOs) is still in disbelief that he landed a Showtime televised main event against WBC/WBA junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia (28-0, 16KOs). The fight, taking place...Read More

De La Hoya Defends Garcia vs. Salka Showdown

Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya has come out in defense of tonight's main event between WBC/WBA junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and huge underdog Rod Salka. The card is taki...Read More

Salka Ready: I Hope This is The Start of Big Things!

"Lightning" Rod Salka (19-3, 3KOs) views his fight with Danny Garcia as the gateway to much bigger things. Their fight is taking place tonight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Garcia's WB...Read More

Salka Admits: Danny Garcia in a Lose-Lose Situation

"Lightning" Rod Salka (29-3, 3KOs) admits that WBC/WBA junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia is in a lose-lose situation later tonight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The two fighter...Read More

Rod Salka: I Will Shock The World, Beat Danny Garcia!

"Lightning" Rod Salka (19-3, 3KOs) is prepared to put in the fight of his life against WBC/WBA junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia (28-0, 16KOs) on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brook...Read More

Photos: Danny Garcia-Rod Salka SHO Triple Weigh-In

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK — Danny Garcia and Rod Salka both made weight for their headline bout on Showtime on Saturday evening airing from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Garcia, who holds two world titles ...Read More

Danny Garcia: I’m Going to be Vicious, It Won’t be Pretty!

Danny Garcia’s bout with Mauricio Herrera earlier this year was supposed to be a homecoming of sorts. The 26-year-old Philadelphian was fighting in Puerto Rico, where his family is originally from. Ye...Read More

Weights From Brooklyn: Garcia 141.8 lb., Salka 141 Lb.

There was no drama at the scales, though fans can only hope that there will be plenty in the ring for Showtime's televised tripleheader Saturday evening at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. In...Read More