Garcia Tops Guerrero to Become Champ; Breazeale Gets Lucky “Break”

LOS ANGELES, CA — In front of a raucous, boisterous crowed at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the latest installment of Puerto Rico vs Mexico featured an undefeated Danny “Swift” Garcia bouncing back to defeat Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero by unanimous decision to claim the vacant WBC welterweight championship belt. The title came up for grabs after former champion Floyd Mayweather retired in September.  Guerrero dominated the early rounds by controlling the action in aggressive and quick paced fashion.   Appearing confused by the Guerrero onslaught, Garcia spent the greater part of the opening stanzas backpedaling, and landing few clean punches. Round four ushered in some of Guerrero’s best work as he was able to bum-rush Garcia…

[Live Feed] Garcia vs Guerrero Weigh-in 12:30 PT

LOS ANGELES, CA – Ahead of Saturday night’s WBC welterweight title fight, Danny “Swift” Garcia and Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, the combatants take to the scales and you can watch it here LIVE at 12:30 PT. Also weighing in, Sammy Vasquez vs. Aron Martinez in the co-featured event and Dominic Breazeale vs. Amir Mansour. Both undercard bouts are guaranteed bangers that could easily steal the show from the main event. ***** ABOUT PBC ON FOX The inaugural installment of PBC on FOX is headlined by a welterweight battle between two of boxing’s biggest stars, Danny “Swift” Garcia and Robert Guerrero. Also featured on the card is another welterweight clash between “Sergeant” Sammy Vasquez and Los…

[Video] Ruben Guerrero & Angel Garcia Mix It Up In LA

LOS ANGELES, CA — With the fight 2 days away, welterweights Danny Garcia vs Robert Guerrero held their final press conference before Saturday night’s showdown. Since the announcement of the fight, watchers have been waiting for verbal fisticuffs to erupt between their respective father/trainers Angel Garcia and Ruben Guerrero. After a moderately subdued promotion, things finally came to ahead when the duo not only exchanged verbal barbs but had to be separated on more than one occasion during the event.

Guerrero: “I’d Save Floyd Sr. Just So I Could Fight Him”

LOS ANGELES — It’s Danny Garcia vs Robert Guerrero fight week and the participants are making the media rounds to promote the action. Scheduled to take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on January 23rd, the bout will mark the first appearance of boxing on the FOX network in over 20 years. On last week’s installment of The Ruckus podcast entitled Father Knows Best, Ruben Guerrero, father and head trainer of Robert Guerrero, paid the crew a visit to talk about the fight, exchanging verbal jabs with Angel Garcia and the fight he still wants against Floyd Mayweather Sr. Click below to listen as Ruben details how badly he still wants to fight…

Danny Garcia & Amir Mansour Media Day (01.13.16)

Photos by Darryl Cobb PHILADELPHIA, PA (January 14, 2016) – Before they travel across the country for their Saturday, January 23 showdowns, Danny “Swift” Garcia and Amir “Hardcore” Mansour held a Philadelphia media workout Wednesday to discuss their Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on FOX and FOX Deportes bouts taking place at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. Garcia faces former multiple-division world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero in a welterweight world title fight while Mansour takes on 2012 U.S. Olympian Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale in heavyweight action. Televised coverage begins at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and also features a welterweight battle between Sammy “The Sergeant” Vasquez and Aron Martinez. Tickets for the live event, which is…

[Video] Garcia vs. Guerrero LA Press Conference

LOS ANGELES, CA — At the Conga Room at LA Live, Danny Garcia, Robert Guerrero and their respective teams came together to formally announce their January 23rd clash on Fox Sports. This will be the first first Premier Boxing Champions fight of the New Year and also the first time boxing will appear on the main Fox channel in over 20 years. Garcia, who makes his second stand as a full blow welterweight looks to add another notable victory to his resume as he begins his ascent up the 147-pound ladder while Guerrero looks to get back to basics and continue his career in the top heavy division. Danny Garcia Arrival Danny Garcia and Robert…

Garcia vs Guerrero Kick Off 2016 PBC Line Up

MULTIPLE PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS EVENTS ADDED TO FOX BROADCAST LINEUP   UNDEFEATED DANNY GARCIA FACES FORMER WORLD CHAMPION ROBERT GUERRERO ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 23 LIVE FROM STAPLES CENTER IN LOS ANGELES   Tickets On Sale Today!   LOS ANGELES – FOX Sports expands its existing media rights agreement for Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) with multiple primetime Saturday evening bouts on the FOX broadcast network and FOX Deportes in 2016. PBC on FOX debuts Saturday, January 23 (8:00 PM ET) with an action-packed two-hour show headlined by one of the most exciting undefeated fighters in boxing, Danny “Swift” Garcia (31-0, 18 KOs), facing former three-division world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (33-3-1, 18 KOs), live from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. That bout, along with others to be announced, airs on the broadcast network…

PBC: Guerrero Squeezes Out SD Victory, Breazeale Wins By TKO

CARSON, Calif. — On Saturday’s installment of Premier Boxing Champions, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero emerged victorious by split decision over Aron Martinez. Returning to the ring after a loss to Keith Thurman in March, Guerrero struggled in the early rounds to keep Martinez at a measured distance. Battering with heavy handed combination punches in the forth, Martinez scored a knockdown that left Guerrero nearly out on the canvas. As he struggled to his feet to beat the count, Guerrero found himself saved by the bell as Martinez moved in swiftly to continue his assault. With he fight continuing into the late rounds, Martinez remained competitive but lacked the punch power and conditioning close the show….

Photos/Quotes: Guerrero v Martinez Final Press Conference

LOS ANGELES (June 4, 2015) – Fight week continued today for the Premier Boxing Champions on NBC event taking place Saturday, June 6 at StubHub Center as fighters held a final press conference for media and fans at historic Olvera Street in Los Angeles. Yesterday, fight week activities kicked off with media workouts at Wild Card West Boxing Gym in Santa Monica. The Saturday afternoon telecast starts at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT on NBC featuring the heavyweight showdown between Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale (14-0, 13 KOs) and Yasmany Consuegra (17-0, 14 KOs). Following that bout is the headlining event that pits former four-division world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (32-3-1, 18 KOs) against Aron Martinez…

Thurman Wins War Against Guerrero, Broner Wins

LAS VEGAS – Capping off a night of boxing on network TV for the first time in 30 years,  Keith Thurman and Robert Guerrero thrilled audiences in an all out war on the opening night of the new boxing series Premier Boxing Champions. In the end, it was Thurman who found his hand raised in victory by unanimous decision before the raucous crowd on hand at the MGM Grand. Leaving nothing to chance, Thurman emerged from his corner aggressively from the opening bell launching big blows to the head and body of Guerrero. For as good as he took, he returned in the second round connecting with blistering right hands that Thurman appeared to take…