Mikey Garcia, Robert Garcia Make Weight For Unification Fight (Video)

Watch Mikey Garcia and Robert Easter make weight for their lightweight unification bout at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. Garcia and Easter enter the ring as the division’s only undefeated champions. To see the fight night bout sheet, scroll down. *****

Frampton vs. Santa Cruz Hold Court In Los Angeles Before Rematch

LOS ANGELES (December 1, 2016) – Featherweight world champion Carl Frampton and former three-division world champion Leo Santa Cruz went face-to-face in Los Angeles Thursday along with lightweight world champion Dejan Zlaticanin and undefeated former two-division world champion Mikey Garcia in advance of their respective showdowns Saturday, January 28 in a Premier Boxing Champions event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and live on SHOWTIME. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING doubleheader begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT with Zlaticanin vs. Garcia. For Frampton and Santa Cruz, Thursday’s event was the second press conference promoting their highly anticipated rematch as the featherweights spoke to media in Belfast, Northern Ireland on Tuesday at the Europa Hotel. Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Ringstar Sports in…

EXCLUSIVE: Bob Arum Confirms Garcia’s Release From Top Rank

During the Pacquiao Bradley Fight Week in Las Vegas, Top Rank Chief Bob Arum confirmed to the Morning Punch-In Show w/ RB & Jae podcast that Mikey Garcia has been released from Top Rank. “Other promoters made runs at him. And that screwed him up. and yeah he we didn’t offer him the Crawford fight because he wanted more money than Crawford and Crawford is the champion. That means something. So we’ve given Mikey his release now and he’s free to do what he wants.” Says the release was given “today.” Where Garcia lands remains to be seen.

[Video/Photos] Rios Media Day In Oxnard

OXNARD, CA – On August 2nd, Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios returns to action. After a nine month layoff, Rios continues his travels down a road that has been paved with tough opposition. His next fight is no exception. At the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Rios finds himself facing Diego Chaves, ranked in the IBF top 10, Chaves has also traveled the arduous path. At today’s media day, Rios held court for the press on hand going through a light workout and sharing his thoughts on the upcoming match-up. Finding himself in a must win situation, Rios spoke of his conditioning (says he’s within 5 pounds of weight as of today), the toughness of his upcoming…

EXCLUSIVE: Mikey Garcia Files Suit Against Top Rank

OXNARD, CA – BadCulture.net has learned that current WBO super featherweight champion and Top Rank star Mikey Garcia filed suit on April 8, 2014 to separate from the promoter citing the Muhammad Ali act. In documents obtained from Garcia’s attorney, Freedman + Taitelman, LLP, the suit alleges Top Rank: “failed to make required disclosures to Garcia concerning, among other things, the amount of money it would make from each of Garcia’s bouts, therefore entitling Garcia to additional damages.” Garcia was last seen in the ring in  January when he defeated Juan Carlos Burgos to retain the super featherweight belt. Recent talks of a bout against Yuriorkis Gamboa came to a stalemate when parties couldn’t come…

[LIVE STREAM] Garcia vs. Burgos Weigh-in 3PM ET

NEW YORK, NY  (January 21, 2014) — Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight world champion and 2013 Fighter of the Year nominee MIKEY GARCIA (33-0, 28 KOs), of Oxnard, Calif., and two-time world title challenger  and current No. 1 contender JUAN CARLOS BURGOS (30-1-2, 20 KOs), of Tijuana, México, will meet for the last time without their gloves at their Official Weigh-In, Friday, January 24., in the Lobby of The Theater at Madison Square Garden.  The weigh-ins will begin at 3:00 PM ET and Main Event fighters will step on the scale at 3:15 P.M. ET. Watch the weigh-in LIVE right here The Garcia – Burgos world junior lightweight title fight takes place on Saturday, January 25 and will be televised live…

The Ruckus – Ep. 35 w/ IAS & RB

LOS ANGELES, CA – In case you missed it, the latest installment of ‘The Ruckus’ featuring myself, Ismael AbduSalaam of BeatsBoxingMayhem.com and Ryan Bivins of BadLeftHook.com. Listen in as we dissect Jean Pascal & Lucien Bute’s upcoming ‘Battle of Canada’, Mikey Garcia, Bryan Vera and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Bryant Jennings, Yuriorkis Gamboa and more. Show airs each and every Tuesday night at 8pm PT. You can access it by clicking HERE, or using the control board below.   Check Out Sports Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with BadCulture Radio Network on BlogTalkRadio

Mikey Garcia Returns Against Juan Carlos Burgos

ALL-ACTION SLUGFEST HBO BOXING AFTER DARK®: MIKEY GARCIA VS. JUAN CARLOS BURGOS AND BRYANT JENNINGS VS. ARTUR SZPILKA PRESENTED SATURDAY, JAN. 25 ON HBO HBO’s hit late-night boxing franchise begins 2014 with an all-action doubleheader featuring an intriguing junior lightweight title showdown when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: MIKEY GARCIA VS. JUAN CARLOS BURGOS AND BRYANT JENNINGS VS. ARTUR SZPILKA is seen SATURDAY, JAN. 25 at 9:45 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT), exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team will be ringside for the event, which will be available in HDTV, closed-captioned for the hearing-impaired and presented in Spanish on HBO Latino. Other HBO playdates: Jan. 26 (9:30 a.m.) and 28 (midnight) HBO2 playdates: Jan. 26 (4:45 p.m.)…

January Off To The Races With A Full Fight Schedule

2014 is here and the squared circle action wastes no time getting started. Kicking off with Friday Night Fights this week, January is a busy month for the sweet science. Here’s are list of fights taking place this month (subject to change of course). Jan. 3  Friday Night Fights – Minneapolis (Season Premiere) ESPN 2/ESPN Deportes: “Friday Night Fights” Main Event: Argenis Mendez vs. Rances Barthelemy for IBF junior lightweight title. After fighting to a draw against Arash Usmanee last year, Mendez looks to redeem is previous sub-par performance against the undefeated Barthelemy. Also appearing on the card: Caleb Truax vs. Ossie Duran, 10 rounds, middleweights; Lamberth Ponce vs. Javontae Starks, 6 rounds, welterweights; Wilshaun Boxley…

Mikey Garcia To Defend Against Juan Carlos Burgos

NEW YORK (December 16, 2013) — Undefeated two-division world champion and  Ventura County Police and Sheriff’s Reserve Officer Academy graduate MIKEY GARCIA returns to the stage where he won his first world title 12 months earlier — The Theater at Madison Square Garden — only this time he’ll be defending his second world championship belt in as many weight classes.  Garcia will put his World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight title on the line against two-time world title challenger and current No. 1 contender  JUAN CARLOS “Mini” BURGOS.  Garcia vs. Burgos will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark®, Saturday, January 25, beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT.  The telecast will open with a 10-round battle between undefeated heavyweight contenders  BRYANT JENNINGS and ARTUR SZPILKA. These four warriors have a combined record of…