Found March 24, 2014 on The Queensbury Rules:
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(Mauricio Herrera, left, takes a shot from Danny Garcia, left; via) Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia was trying to get an easier match-up than he has had of late, and to do it in Puerto Rico, the home of his heritage rather than his place of birth in Philly. It was fringe contender Mauricio Herrera who switched up the Garcia plan most dramatically on Showtime Saturday night, giving Garcia more trouble than anyone ever has — a list that includes Erik Morales, Zab Judah and Lucas Matthysse. Garcia escaped with a wider decision than was merited. I scored it 115-113 for Herrera. Some scored it for Garcia. Most scored the bout for Herrera, though, and few had it 116-112 the way two judges did. There were elements of the fight legitimately difficult to score, namely how Herrera was landing so many jabs and Garcia was mostly landing power punches, however infrequently overall. Herrera did everything he could to make Garcia uncomfortable, to throw him off balance. His defense w...
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