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Garcia Defends Salka: Why is He Being Underestimated?

By Edward Chaykovsky

Danny Garcia does not defend his opponents too often. In the case of upcoming opponent Rod Salka (19-3, 3KOs), Garcia gave the underdog his due. Fans and experts alike are predicting a one-sided beating on Saturday night, when Garcia faces Salka at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Garcia's WBA/WBC junior welterweight titles are not at stake. The non-title fight will be fought over ten rounds. Salka, unranked at 140-pounds, is moving up from the lightweight ranks. 

"I don't know why Salka is being underestimated by fans. At the end of the day the fans can think what they want to think, but I know what I bring to the table. I bring excitement. I bring fun and I'm going to get the job done," Garcia said.

"Salka is going to give it his all, it's a once in a lifetime opportunity for him to fight one of the young stars in boxing. He has nothing to lose. I'm going to have to hunt him down and rip the body, but I'm prepared for anything."

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

[QUOTE=Hougigo;14833550]So weird having to see him and his dad give as much credit as they can to Salka instead of berate him[/QUOTE]Yeah, if Garcia was fighting a serious top opponent, father and son would be talking SHT about the fighter…

Comment by Johnny Rubber on 08-07-2014

[QUOTE=PunchyPotorff;14832840]So then help us out here man... ask the silicone triplets on your moniker for the answer. They should know. Or at least one of those 6 silicone units would. :boxing:[/QUOTE] Fake t*ts = fake woman :nonono:

Comment by livershot73 on 08-07-2014

Danny "Damage Control" Garcia ladies & gentlemen!:boxing:

Comment by manoamano on 08-07-2014

[QUOTE=bigjavi973;14833364]Al Haymon: Ok guys, (talking to his boxers), we are gonna do this..... Lets set up some easy fights, pad up those records, but remember make it exciting. Then later on down the line, we'll set up some fights withing…

Comment by PAC-BOY on 08-07-2014

All Salka has to do is look good in the fight. make Danny look bad and fight as hard as he can...even if he gets KOd doing so. Its a win win for him even if he losses. Danny gets…

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