Junior welterweight titlist Erik Morales, recovering from gallbladder surgery last week, formally withdrew from his title defense against Danny Garcia on Monday.
On January 21, Erik Morales continues his second career by making the first defense of his (dubious) WBC Light Welterweight Championship in fight-mad Houston. His opponent is Danny "Swift" Garcia, a real dark horse of a challenger. Garcia might be little-known, but he is a bright and rising prospect in a match-up that pits a hungry, young lion against an old one....
With ailing Erik Morales dropping out of a junior welterweight title defense against Danny Garcia on Monday, Golden Boy Promotions and HBO postponed the entire card Tuesday.
The previously postponed card featuring Erik Morales' first defense of his junior welterweight belt against Danny Garcia was rescheduled by Golden Boy Promotions and HBO on Wednesday.