Oxnard, Calif. --- Undefeated WBO Jr. Lightweight champion and 2013 Fighter of the Year nominee Mikey Garcia works out during his media day at the Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Oxnard,Ca. for his first defense of his new world title against two-time world title challenger and current No. 1 contender Juan Carlos Burgos of Tijuana, Mexico.
Garcia is joined at his open workout by his brother/trainer, Robert , 2012 Trainer of the Year, and his father/trainer Eduardo. Garcia vs Burgos will take place on Saturday,January 25 and wil be televised live from The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York, on HBO Boxing After Dark®. The Garcia - Burgos world championship event will be promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Banner Promotions, Thompson Boxing Promotions, Gary Shaw Productions, Warriors Boxing Promotions, Madison Square Garden and Tecate.
Remaining tickets, priced at $200, $100, $50 and $25, can be purchased at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster charge by phone (866-858-0008), and online at www.ticketmaster.com and www.thegarden.com . --- Photos by Gene Blevins/Top Rank