The undefeated Wbc and Wba light-Ww champion Danny Garcia entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 30-0-0 (17 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.2 super lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Terence Crawford). He has defeated Rod Salka (=Garcia vs Salka) and Lamont Peterson in his last two bouts (=Garcia vs Peterson).
His opponent, the former world champion in two different weight classes Paul Malignaggi, has an official record of 33-6-0 (7 knockouts) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since April 19, 2014 when he was defeated by Shawn Porter (=Porter vs Malignaggi). Garcia vs Malignaggi is the main event of the evening. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Barclays Center, New York, USA
Division: welterweight (147 lbs, 66.7 kg)
Garcia’s previous fight: Danny Garcia vs Lamont Peterson
Malignaggi’s previous fight: Shawn Porter vs Paul Malignaggi
Malignaggi’s next fight: Paul Malignaggi vs Laszlo Fazekas
Garcia’s next fight: Danny Garcia vs Robert Guerrero