Danny Garcia to Fight Robert Guerrero on January 23 on FOX
- Updated: November 24, 2015
Philadelphia PA: The Last time we saw Philadelphia Boxer Danny Garcia in the ring was back in August at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn when he defeated Paulie Malignaggi by 9th round TKO in his debut at 147-pound weight class. Danny Garcia will return to the ring in 2016 for his second fight at 147-pound as he takes on former two-division champ Robert Guerrero on January 23 at Staples Center in Los Angeles starting at (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT). The fight will be the first of three prime-time Premier Boxing Champions cards scheduled to air on Fox Sports in 2016. Garcia record is (31-0, 18 KOs) while Guerrero has a record of (33-3-1, 18 KOs) as he returns to the ring in 2016 following his split-decision victory over Aaron Martinez in June
Quotes from both Danny Garcia & Robert Guerrero in press release about their upcoming 147-pound clash on January 23
“I’m excited to be fighting in prime time on Fox and to get back in the ring in such a big way, I know people are going to say this is a Puerto Rico vs. Mexico matchup, but I fight for all Latinos and I have the fan-friendly style to back it up.
“Guerrero comes to fight, and he’s faced the best in the sport. This is a huge opportunity for me to show why I’m a star, and there’s no better place to do that than in Los Angeles, where stars are born.”
“If there ever was a fight that defined the word ‘war,’ it’s this fight, I guarantee this is going to be a historic fight. A Mexican-American vs. a Puerto Rican-American, it’s a bitter rivalry.
“Danny Garcia is a great champion, and I know we’re going to put on a tremendous show January 23. It’s going to be fireworks—and I can’t wait!”