Philly Sports Live

Danny Garcia vs Rod Salka Preview

 

Brooklyn, N.Y. On Saturday August 9 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn NY, a triple header of boxing takes place headlined by Danny Garcia taking on Rod Salka a special attraction fight, also on the card is Daniel Jacobs vs Jarrod Fletcher, Lamont Peterson vs Edgar Santana. Danny Garcia (28-0, 16 KOs), of Philadelphia comes off a victory over Mauricio Herrera on March 2014 while Rod Salka (19-3, 3 KOs), of Bunola, Pennsylvania comes into fight off a win over Alexei Collado on April 2014.

The first fight to start the triple header on Showtime is Daniel Jacobs (27-1, 24 KOs) vs Jarrod Fletcher (18-1, 10 KOs) for the vacant WBA World Middleweight title. Jacobs comes into fight off a win over Milton Nunez back in March 2014 while Fletcher comes in off a Win over Max Bursak in February 2014.

The Co Main Event is Lamont Peterson  (32-2-1, 16 KOs) vs Edgar Santana (29-4, 20 KOs) for Peterson IBF light welterweight title. Peterson enter the fight off a win over Dierry Jean in January 2014 while Edgar Santana comes in off a win over Michael Clark back in November 2013

The fights are being broadcasted by Showtime Championship Boxing starting at 9PM with Mauro Ranallo Al Bernstein & Paul Malignaggi calling the action.

Fight Card:

Main Event:
Danny Garcia (28-0, 16 KOs) vs Rod Salka (19-3, 3 KOs),  10 rounds, junior welterweights

Co Main Event:
Lamont Peterson  (32-2-1, 16 KOs) vs Edgar Santana (29-4, 20 KOs) 12 Rounds for Peterson IBF light welterweight titl

Undercard:
Daniel Jacobs (27-1, 24 KOs) vs Jarrod Fletcher (18-1, 10 KOs) 12 Rounds for the vacant WBA World Middleweight title.