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Salka: If You Said 6 Months Ago I'd Get Garcia, I'd Laugh!

By Edward Chaykovsky

"Lightning" Rod Salka (19-3, 3KOs) has received the chance of a lifetime when he faces WBA/WBC junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia on Saturday night from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The non-title ten round bout will headline a Showtime televised tripleheader.

Fans were stunned when Salka was announced as Garcia's opponent. Even Salka himself admits that he was shocked at the news of getting the opportunity to face Garcia.

"I'd have laughed with you if you told me six months ago I'd have this fight. But a lot of things happen over time in boxing and that's one of the beautiful things about it. You win some fights and catch a couple breaks and the opportunities open up," Salka said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by AntonTheMeh on 08-07-2014

even he can't believe it.

Comment by AddiX on 08-07-2014

If you told me 6 months ago Showtime was going to pay Danny Garcia 700k to fight Ron Salsa I'd puke.

Comment by SaldanaCC on 08-07-2014

Oh were allllllllll laughin salka at danny an his pops tho not u!!!!!!!

Comment by moonshineman on 08-07-2014

We are laughing, Now........

Comment by VG_Addict on 08-07-2014

He won't be laughing when Garcia knocks him out cold.

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