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Photos: Danny Garcia, Samuel Vargas - Face To Face at Weigh-In

The weights are in for Saturday night, as undefeated world champion Danny "Swift" Garcia and Colombia's Samuel Vargas went face-to-face after they weighed-in for their Premier Boxing Champions on Spike main event showdown taking at the Temple University's Liacouras Center in Philadelphia. Photos by Ryan Hafey/Premier Boxing Champions.

Garcia weighed in at 146.6-pounds and Vargas was 145.7-pounds.

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Televised coverage on Spike begins at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT and features undefeated rising star Jarrett Hurd battling former title challenger Jo Jo Dan plus former world champion Javier Fortuna taking on unbeaten Omar Douglas.

Hurd came in at 153.1-pounds and Dan was 153.1-pounds. Fortuna was 132.9-pounds and Douglas was 132.1-pounds.

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Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by DSG Promotions and King's Promotions, are priced at $200, $100, $75, $50 and $35 and are on sale now. To purchase tickets visit LiacourasCenter.com/events or call 800-298-4200. Garcia has teamed up with Philabundance, the region's largest hunger relief organization, to arrange a regional food drive and raise money throughout the promotion.

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Here is what the participants from Thursday's event at the Clarion Hotel had to say:

DANNY GARCIA

"I've dedicated my life to the sport of boxing and I'm proud to be on a card like this. It's amazing to be fighting in my city with my home base there to support me.

"This is a great opportunity for me. Giving back is very important to me and my family. I have my whole family, including my daughter Philly here with me. It just adds to the excitement leading up to the fight.

"Training camp has been amazing. We had a really smooth camp. I've stayed disciplined and taken care of everything I have to do. I've been running and sparring and preparing for anything. I took no shortcuts.

"I'm feeling good and I'm happy to bring my fans in Philadelphia a fight. I'm looking forward to bringing more fights back here to Philadelphia. This is a fighting city where it all started for a lot of great fighters.

"I'm really excited about this undercard. I know the fans are going to really love it. I hope those fighters take full advantage of their opportunity to fight on a card like this.

"I know people are excited about the Thurman fight. I understand that and I'm going to be pumped up for that one too. But I'm not looking past anybody. I'm fully focused on putting on a show at home and doing what I have to do to beat Vargas.

"There's not too much to say but I'm really excited to fight. I hope all the fans come out and see what they've been missing in Philly. I'm going for the knockout."

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SAMUEL VARGAS

"I had four weeks of intense training in Miami. We were at the Fifth Street Gym and they made us feel at home. I got great sparring and I feel ready to fight.

"This is a fight that I have to be 100 percent ready for. I have to mentally be prepared for battle. Then I just have to execute the plan.

"Danny is a champion for a reason. He does everything well. We just have to find a way to win.

"My trainer, Billy Briscoe, has done an amazing job of working with me and keeping me motivated. It's been a really good camp.

"I'm looking for the upset that night. Everyone wants to see Danny fight Keith Thurman, but I'm looking to make myself known. I feel confident.

"All I have to do is go up there and do my job. Don't miss it, because it's going to be a memorable one.

"I have to dictate the pace of the fight if I want to win in Philadelphia. I have to win decisively. I have to be a smart fighter and I'll be ready."

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JARRETT HURD

"I'm trying to let everyone know I'm here. I'm here for everyone in the 154-pound division and I'm here to stay. I'm not a guy who's just going to work my way up but not win a title. My goal is to win a world title.

"It feels really good to be on a Danny Garcia card. We're both 'Swift' so I'm glad fans will have a chance to see two really entertaining fighters on the same card.

"The opponent switch didn't leave us a lot of time to prepare for a southpaw, but we're used to the style. Training camp was really great and I'm just excited to get in the ring.

"I really want to thank my trainer, Ernesto Rodriguez, because he's been with me since day one. We always talked about fighting on cards like this.

"A fight of this magnitude it's always a good thing. I'm happy to fight on a card of this magnitude. I hope that everyone enjoys the show on Saturday night.

"All-year round we prepare for changes like this. Sometimes you get an opponent who is orthodox but he comes out southpaw. We're always prepared for things like this."

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JO JO DAN

"I'm thankful to Hurd for accepting this challenge. I'm looking to make a great fight. I'm in great shape and I have no doubt this is going to be an exciting night.

"Hurd is a great fighter. He has an undefeated record and he's younger than me, but I'm not worried about it. He likes to fight and switch styles. So I know I will have to be ready for anything.

"My training camp was very good. There are no injuries and I'm very thankful to be healthy. I've been in the gym a very long time.

"I have a good strategy for this fight. I'm planning on getting in there and testing him out. I think I'm going to have a really good performance.

"When I got the call about this fight I was already in really good shape. I expect it's going to be an exciting fight for the fans.

"My original weight is still 147-pounds, but this is a great opportunity and I jumped on it. I believe I'm ready to make a splash."

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JAVIER FORTUNA

"I promise you that this fight will not go 10 rounds. I'm telling everybody. I'm going to knockout Omar Douglas.

"My team works so hard and we're not going to stop until I'm a champion again. Douglas is the next guy I need to get rid of.

"I'm very honored to be a part of a card of this magnitude, especially with one of the best fighters in the world in Danny Garcia.

"I'm coming to fight Douglas on his turf and I'm going to give him a boxing lesson. I'm prepared and I'm ready to go on November 12.

"I'm confident in myself and confident in my team. We've prepared extremely well. My goal is to continue to get back to where I was. I want to be a champion once again.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ruedboy on 11-12-2016

[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;17191152]Lol I was just trying to get reactions like yours to my post. It's a joke of a fight. No question about it.[/QUOTE] I agree, it's just another another ****ty mismatch. Garcia could've been a fun guy to…

Comment by Beercules on 11-12-2016

Yeah man Danny looks drained eh we will see

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 11-12-2016

[QUOTE=ruedboy;17191149]I totally missed it. But you got to go deep with sarcasm. Something like "Vargas' only chance is if he smuggles a gun into the ring" :)[/QUOTE] Lol I was just trying to get reactions like yours to my post.…

Comment by ruedboy on 11-12-2016

[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;17190981]My post was supposed to be sarcasm, man.[/QUOTE] I totally missed it. But you got to go deep with sarcasm. Something like "Vargas' only chance is if he smuggles a gun into the ring" :)

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 11-12-2016

[QUOTE=ruedboy;17190812]A cherry pick is when you select an opponent that is no threat to you. Vargas has no amateur fights and no names on his resume besides Spence, who destroyed him in 4 rounds. Betting odds are -10000 Garcia, which…

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