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Photos: Danny Garcia Training in Beast Mode For Keith Thurman

PHILADELPHIA - Undefeated world champion Danny “Swift” Garcia hosted Philadelphia media at his training camp Wednesday as he prepares to face fellow welterweight world champion Keith “One Time” Thurman in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS, presented by Premier Boxing Champions, Saturday, March 4 from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™. Photos by Ryan Hafey/PBC.

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Broadcast coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT with undefeated rising star Erickson Lubin battling once-beaten knockout artist Jorge Cota in a super welterweight title eliminator bout.

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Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by DiBella Entertainment, start at $50 (not including applicable fees) and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting www.ticketmaster.com, www.barclayscenter.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Tickets are also available at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center. Group discounts are available by calling 844-BKLYN-GP.

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 The two-fight SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS broadcast will be just the second primetime boxing presentation on the CBS Television Network in nearly 40 years.  It is presented by Premier Boxing Champions and produced by SHOWTIME Sports® for CBS Television, both divisions of the CBS Corporation.

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ABOUT THURMAN vs. GARCIA - Keith Thurman vs. Danny Garcia is a welterweight world title showdown between undefeated 147-pound titlists. The 12-round bout headlines SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS, presented by Premier Boxing Champions, Saturday March 4 from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™.

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In the co-main event undefeated rising star Erickson Lubin battles once-beaten knockout artist Jorge Cota in a super welterweight title eliminator bout on CBS at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by CharlieZelepuss on 02-16-2017

They both throw wide hooks especially Thurman.

Comment by iamboxing on 02-16-2017

[QUOTE=BoxingIsGreat;17428554]This is supposed to be one of the biggest fights this year, yet no hype whatsoever. What's going on? Is it because of their quiet personality or something else. Kinda strange.[/QUOTE] Because Garcia has the personality of a wet noodle.

Comment by Bronx23 on 02-16-2017

Unless Danny catches Thurman with one of his infamous no-look home run hooks, I think Thurman wins a UD. Danny has a good chin I can't recall him ever in any serious trouble and at worst I've only seen Thurman…

Comment by BoxingIsGreat on 02-15-2017

This is supposed to be one of the biggest fights this year, yet no hype whatsoever. What's going on? Is it because of their quiet personality or something else. Kinda strange.

Comment by Califire209 on 02-15-2017

Key word is Danny Will "try" to cut him down to the body. He doesn't have the footwork catch Thurman,, this man is not Amir Khan, if he can handle the aggressiveness of Shawn Porter then Danny Garcia doesnt have…

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